While Mark Casse may have won yesterday's #BelmontStakes, it was Chad Brown who topped the trainer standings overall in this weekend's three-day NYRA stakes festival. #Belmont-winning #jockey and local #Florida hero Joel Rosario was smokin' hot the entire weekend, and joined Casse for top honors and the Eddie Arcaro Award earned in part to his brilliant ride aboard #SirWinston.
Trainer Chad Brown dominated the standings while Joel Rosario and Klaravich Stables were the top jockey and owner, respectively, for the three-day Belmont Stakes Racing Festival Championship presented...
"The touch of a woman and the strength of a man" is how trainers describe Joel Rosario, who piloted #SirWinston to victory in yesterday's grueling #BelmontStakes. Can't get enough of this #Florida-local and #DominicanRepublic-born #jockey hero?
#Florida #horsemen represented in yesterday's #BelmontStakes! With "The Freak" Joel Rosario turning in a masterful ride aboard the ultimate winner, #SirWinston, and hometown Town of Davie, FL celebrity Tyler Gaffalione bringing nationwide star power to the race on #WarofWills, #Thoroughbred #horseracing fans got a heavy dose of the Sunshine State in #NewYork yesterday!
The New York Times' Joe Drape gives great perspective of the race from trainer Mark Casse's point of view in this article below . . .
Our story about the #FHBPA's newest (and youngest) Board member Nick Vaccarezza went viral last month and was picked up by the popular Parkland Talk magazine! (link below--please share!)
Helping folks outside the #horseracing business get to know us and our dedicated #horsemen is a great way to create new fans and let our communities know how we contribute to the economy . . . Do you know of someone we should recognize? Get in touch with us here on Facebook and let us know!
#Florida #horsemen are facing tough challenges as we always have, and the Florida Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association is hard at work behind the scenes taking necessary steps to protect our members' livelihoods. When it comes to #legal, #regulatory and #legislative countermeasures, these hurdles are often multi-dimensional.
The situation at #Calder is fluid and ongoing, and the #FHBPA will continue to lead the fight for horsemen to ensure our many businesses and the enormous long-term investments of our #Thoroughbred owners are not trampled in the process.
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