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1,000 Wins To US Jockey Mojica

Thursday, 1st May 2008

US jockey Orlando Mojica recorded his 1,000th winner when the colt Rego Raider (by Announce) scored by 10.5-lengths at Indiana Downs, reported bloodhorse.com. Mojica, 26, was born into a racing family in Puerto Rico: his father Rafael is a retired jockey & his older brother Rafael junior also rides on the Indiana & Kentucky circuits. He began his riding career in 2000 (after arriving in the US) & notched his 1st winner at Garden State Park in New Jersey.

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