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Jockeys And Jeans Names Elmore Man Of The Year For 2021

Jockeys and Jeans, which has raised over $1.6 million for former jockeys supported by Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund, has made Brian Elmore, the Executive Director of the Indiana Horsemen’s Protective and Benevolent Association, its 2021 Man of the Year. “We can think of no one who is more deserving,” said Barry Pearl, president of the […]

Hall Of Fame Jockey Randy Romero In Hospice Care

Jockey Randy Romero, elected to racing’s Hall of Fame in 2010, said last weekend he is hospice care but is at home in Lafayette, La., where a brother is staying with him and helping with his care. “I’m very sick but I haven’t given up,” he said by phone. Romero, 62, said doctors told him […]

Prado Leads All Star Jockey Challenge At Canterbury Park Fundraiser For PDJF

Hall of Famer Edgar Prado will head up nine star jockeys competing in the first All Star Jockey Challenge Saturday at Canterbury Park to benefit disabled jockeys. The inaugural Jockey and Jeans & PDJF All Star Jockey Challenge is part of the fifth annual Jockeys and Jeans Fundraiser. Proceeds from both, along with a poker tournament and […]

Former Jockey Anthony Dlugopolski Dies At 60; Rode 3,425 Winners Before Disabling Injury

Former jockey Anthony Dlugopolski, a quadriplegic since a racing accident in 2002, died in a hospital near his home in Manchester, W.Va., of an apparent heart attack early Thursday morning, said his sister, Theresa, who lived with and cared for Dlugopolski. He was 60. Theresa said she had been out of town for a week […]

Setback Jeopardizes Hall Of Fame Jockey Romero’s Chances For Organ Transplants

A new health condition has caused Hall of Fame Jockey Randy Romero to be removed from the list of recipients for a transplanted kidney and liver, something he likely needs to sustain his life for a long period of time. The new health condition started during his trip to the June 10 Belmont Stakes as […]

Tony Dlugopolski: When Luck Runs Out

Tony Dlugopolski will be one of six catastrophically-injured jockeys honored at the fourth annual Jockeys and Jeans fundraiser at Parx Racing near Philadelphia on June 3. Formed by a group of former jockeys in 2014, the all volunteer group has raised nearly $700,000 for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund which make monthly payments to over […]