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A look at weekend Thoroughbred racing

There are a few glittery ornaments on racing's tree this weekend, including one of the year's most important races for 2-year-olds.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Two St Legers and rich races in Canada this weekend

A big weekend of turf racing includes not one but two St Legers and the reigning U.S. Horse of the Year back in action in Canada.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
Grass racing highlights weekend action

Grass racing highlights weekend action

The Arlington Million and the Sword Dancer highlight a full weekend racing agenda on the green grass with lots of green in the purses.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

A look at weekend horse racing

The reigning U.S. Horse of the Year is back in action this weekend, along with some promising youngsters.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

A look at weekend Thoroughbred racing action

Saratoga and Del Mar swing into full action this weekend and serious action for the 2-year-old set dots the racing landscape.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Top turf racing abounds this weekend

A big wave of important turf races crests over the racing world this weekend, from Europe through the East Coast to Chicago and on west.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Turf stars shine in weekend horse racing

Some of the nation's top horses fuel a heavy schedule of turf races this weekend while Iowa runs its biggest races of the year.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

American 2-year-old notches Royal Ascot win

ASCOT, England, June 20 (UPI) -- No Nay Never, representing a small American invading force, won Thursday's Group 2 Norfolk Stakes for 2-year-olds at Royal Ascot.
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Wiki

Wesley A. Ward (born March 3, 1968 in Selah, Washington) is a retired American Champion jockey and a current trainer in Thoroughbred horse racing. He grew up in the horse racing industry, the son of trainer Dennis Ward.

In 1984, Wesley Ward was voted the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Apprentice Jockey following a season in which he won riding championships at Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park, and the Meadowlands Racetrack and rode 335 winners. He went on to compete at racetracks in Italy, Malaysia and Singapore before his battles with weight gain led to retirement in 1989.

Wesley Ward turned to training, first as an assistant to his father before going out on his own in 1993. He earned his first stakes win as a trainer in 1994 at Hollywood Park, winning the Cinema Handicap. Based in California, he also races at Gulfstream Park in Florida during the winter months.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Wesley Ward."
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