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UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the weekend's top Thoroughbred stakes action
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Hard to feel bad for Baffert

ELMONT, N.Y., June 10 (UPI) -- Under most circumstances, it would be tough to feel bad for Bob Baffert. But after the trainer suffered yet another heartbreaking defeat in Saturday's Belmont S
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

In Sports from United Press International

A spectacular sporting Saturday around the world began in Asia with controversy at the World Cup, continued in Paris with the meeting of sisters in the French O

War Emblem stumbles, Sarava wins Belmont

ELMONT, N.Y., June 8 (UPI) -- For the 24th straight year, there is no Triple Crown winner.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

War Emblem stumbles, Sarava wins Belmont

ELMONT, N.Y., June 8 (UPI) -- For the 24th straight year, there is no Triple Crown winner.
BY ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Belmont list of finish

ELMONT, N.Y., June 8 (UPI) -- List of finish at the Belmont Stakes, listing horse, jockey and trainer:

Belmont Stakes Field

ELMONT, N.Y., June 5 (UPI) -- The field for Saturday's 134th running of the Belmont Stakes, 1 1/2 mile for 3-year-olds at Belmont Park, with, jockey, trainer and morning-line odds, by post p

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Roundup of the weekend's Grade I Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the weekend's Thoroughbred Grade I stakes action
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the weekend's Grade I Thoroughbred racing action
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

War Emblem wins Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 4 (UPI) -- War Emblem shot right to the front in Saturday's 128th Kentucky Derby, slowed down the pace without any opposition and just kept on running to win by 4 lengths
BY ROBERT KIECKHEFER

War Emblem wins wire to wire

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 4 (UPI) -- In a wide-open Kentucky Derby, War Emblem started quickly and finished even stronger Saturday, claiming the first jewel of the Triple Crown in rather easy fashi

Longshot takes Kentucky Oaks

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 3 (UPI) -- Friday's $500,000 Kentucky Oaks shaped up as a showdown between the best 3-year-old filly in the east, Take Charge Lady, and the best of the west, You.

Sketches of Kentucky Derby starters

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 2 (UPI) -- Thumbnail sketches of Kentucky Derby starters
ROBERT KIECKHEFER

The Kentucky Derby field

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 1 (UPI) --
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Victor Espinoza
PIM2002051807 - BALTIMORE, Md., May 18 (UPI) -- Jockey Victor Espinoza, on War Emblem, raises his rider's crop in victory after winning the 127th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Track in Baltimore, Md., on May 18, 2002. At left is Proud Citizen in third place with Michael Smith up. War Emblem also won the Kentucky Derby on May 4, giving him a shot at the Triple Crown. rlw/Roger L. Wollenberg UPI
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Victor Espinoza (born May 23, 1972 in Mexico City, Mexico) is a jockey in American Thoroughbred horse racing. He began riding in his native Mexico and earned his first win there in 1992 before moving the following year to compete at racetracks in California.

Since coming to the United States, Victor Espinoza has developed into one of the country's top jockeys. In 2000, was his big break when he won the Breeders' Cup Distaff aboard Spain and in 2002 captured both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes with War Emblem.

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