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4,000 Wins To US Jockey Chuck Lopez
US jockey Chuck Lopez recorded his 4,000th winner when Duffy’s Tavern led all-the-way to score at Monmouth Park. Lopez, 50, (son of jockey Carlos Lopez senior & father of jockeys Erick Lopez & David Lopez) began riding 32 years ago & “won his 1st race at the old Keystone track outside Philadelphia in 1979” reported bloodhorse.com. He was the top apprentice at Monmouth in 1979, before subsequently winning the overall riding title at Monmouth in 1998. His 4,000 winners include 190 stakes races (33 graded stakes).