Award Winners George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List

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List of George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award winners from every year the award has been given out. All George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award award are listed along with photos for every George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award winners of all time. Anybody who won the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, so most of the famous George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may want to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social sites you frequent. List is made up of items like Alex Solis and Johnny Sellers. (61 items)

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Alex Maese is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Alex Maese

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Alex Solis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Alex O. Solis is a jockey based in the United States. He currently lives in Glendora, California and rides predominantly in Southern California. He got his big break and his first gained ...more

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Álvaro Pineda is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Álvaro Pineda was a Mexican jockey who competed in thoroughbred horse racing in the United States. A top jockey in California, in 1966 Álvaro Pineda finished second in wins at Del ...more

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Angel Cordero, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Angel Tomas Cordero, Jr., is one of the leading thoroughbred horse racing jockeys of all time and the first Puerto Rican to be inducted into the United States' Racing Hall of Fame.

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Bill Shoemaker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
William Lee "Bill" Shoemaker was an American jockey. For 29 years he held the world record of number of professional jockey victories.

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Braulio Baeza is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Braulio Baeza Braulio Baeza is an American Thoroughbred horse racing Hall of Fame jockey. He began racing in 1955 and in 1960, at the urging of agent Camilo Marin, moved to compete in the United States, where ...more

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Calvin Borel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Calvin H. Borel is an American jockey in thoroughbred horse racing and rode the victorious mount in the 2007 Kentucky Derby, the 2009 Kentucky Derby and the 2010 Kentucky Derby. His 2009 Derby ...more

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Chris McCarron is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Christopher John "Chris" McCarron is a retired American thoroughbred horse racing Hall of Fame jockey. He was introduced to the sport of thoroughbred racing by his older brother, ...more

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Craig Perret is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Craig Perret is an American thoroughbred horse racing jockey. He began riding horses at age five and by seven was riding quarter horses in match races. At age fifteen he began his career in ...more

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Darrel McHargue is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Darrel G. McHargue is a retired American Champion jockey in Thoroughbred horse racing. One of five children from a family not connected to horse racing, he was first introduced to riding as a ...more

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Dean Kutz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Dean Kutz

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Don MacBeth is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Don MacBeth Donald MacBeth was a Canadian jockey in Thoroughbred horse racing. Born in Red Deer, Alberta, Macbeth rode horses at Alberta racetracks before going to race in the United States. Among horses of ...more

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Donald Brumfield is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Donald Brumfield Donald Alan Brumfield is a retired American jockey from Kentucky. During his thirty-five-year career, Brumfield won 4,573 races in 33,222 rides. He retired from racing in 1989. Brumfield was the ...more

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Donald R. Pierce is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Donald R. Pierce Donald H. Pierce is a retired U.S. Racing Hall of Fame jockey in thoroughbred horse racing. Based in California, Pierce earned his first win in 1954 and went on to become a leading jockey in the ...more

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Earlie Fires is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Earlie Fires Earlie Stancel Fires is a retired National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame jockey. Fires began riding professionally in 1964 and led all American apprentices in wins that year with 224. He ...more

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Eddie Arcaro is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
George Edward Arcaro, known professionally as Eddie Arcaro, was an American Thoroughbred horse racing Hall of Fame jockey who won more American classic races than any other jockey in history and ...more

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Eddie Delahoussaye is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Eddie Delahoussaye Edward J. Delahoussaye is a retired American Thoroughbred jockey from New Iberia, Louisiana. He began his career in 1968 and ten years later became the top American jockey with 384 wins. He has ...more

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Eddie Maple is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Edward Retz "Eddie" Maple is a retired American thoroughbred horse racing jockey. One of eight brothers and sisters, he was an older brother to jockey Sam Maple who won more than 2,500 ...more

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Edgar Prado is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Edgar S. Prado is a Peruvian-born American jockey, a U.S. Racing Hall of Fame jockey in thoroughbred horse racing. His big break came in 1997 when he won 536 races, making him the fourth rider ...more

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Fernando Toro is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Fernando Toro

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Frank Olivares is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Frank Olivares

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Garrett K. Gomez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Garrett Keith Gomez is an American thoroughbred jockey who is currently inactive.

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Gary L. Stevens is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Gary Lynn Stevens is an American Thoroughbred horse racing jockey, actor, and sports analyst. He became a professional jockey in 1979 and rode his first of three Kentucky Derby winners in 1988. ...more

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Gordon Glisson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Gordon Glisson Gordon P. Glisson was an American Champion Thoroughbred horse racing jockey. Born in Winnsboro, South Carolina, at age fifteen he and his mother moved to Seattle, Washington. He began working at ...more

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Ismael Valenzuela is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Ismael Valenzuela Ismael "Milo" Valenzuela was a Thoroughbred horse racing Hall of Fame jockey. He was one of 22 children born to parents who had immigrated to the United states. Shortly after Ismael ...more

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Jerry Bailey is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Jerry D. Bailey is a retired American Hall of Fame jockey.

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Jerry Lambert is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Jerry Lambert Jerry Lambert was an American jockey in the sport of Thoroughbred horse racing best known as the jockey of Hall of Fame inductee, Native Diver. Jerry Lambert accomplished what Breeders' Cup Inc. ...more

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John Adams is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
John H. Adams was an American Thoroughbred horse racing jockey who was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 1965. Born in Carlisle, Arkansas, John Adams was nicknamed ...more

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John L. Lively is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
John L. Lively John L. Lively is a retired American Thoroughbred horse racing jockey who won 3,468 career races, including the 1976 Preakness Stakes, as well as ten riding titles at Ak-Sar-Ben Racetrack in ...more

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John L. Rotz is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
John L. Rotz John L. Rotz is a retired American Thoroughbred horse racing jockey and an active World Champion in Western riding competitions.

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John R. Velazquez is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
John R. Velazquez John R. Velazquez is a jockey in Thoroughbred horse racing. Admitted to the Horse Racing Hall of fame in 2012, as of 2014, he is the all-time leading money-earning jockey in North America. He ...more

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Johnny Longden is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
John Eric Longden was an American Hall of Fame jockey who was born in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England. His father emigrated to Canada in 1909, settling in Taber, Alberta. By 1912, Longden Sr. had ...more

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Johnny Sellers is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Johnny Sellers was an American jockey. Born in Los Angeles, but raised in Oklahoma, he began his professional career in 1955 and between 1959 and 1968 rode in six Kentucky Derbys. He won the ...more

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Jon Court is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Jon Kenton Court is an American jockey in Thoroughbred horse racing. Having grown up in Florida, Jon Court began riding in Colorado at the now closed Centennial Park in 1980. He rode in ...more

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Jorge Velásquez is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Jorge Velásquez is a thoroughbred horse racing Hall of Fame jockey. Jorge Velasquez career in thoroughbred racing began in his native Panama but as a teenager moved to the United States. ...more

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José A. Santos is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
José Adeón Santos León is a retired Chilean thoroughbred jockey who has been honored by the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in the United States.

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Kent Desormeaux is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Kent Jason Desormeaux is an American thoroughbred horse racing Hall of Fame jockey who holds the U.S. record for most races won in a single year with 598 wins in 1989.

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Laffit Pincay, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Laffit Alejandro Pincay, Jr. was flat racing's all-time winningest jockey, still holding second place many years after his retirement. He competed primarily in the United States.

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Larry Snyder is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Larry Snyder Larry Lloyd Snyder is a retired American Thoroughbred horse racing jockey whose career spanned thirty-five years from 1960 to 1994. In the early 1960s he began competing at Oaklawn Park Race ...more

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Manuel Ycaza is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Manuel Ycaza Manuel Ycaza is a retired United States Racing Hall of Fame jockey who led the way for Latin American jockeys in the United States. The son of a bus driver, Deycaza began riding ponies at age ...more

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Marco Castaneda is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Marco Castaneda

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Mark Guidry is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Mark Guidry Mark Guidry was an American jockey. He ranks 22nd among jockeys in career wins with 5,222 wins as of March 7, 2014, the date of his last ride. He subsequently announced his retirement from ...more

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Merlin Volzke is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Merlin Volzke Merlin Paul Volzke was an American jockey who raced primarily on the West Coast of the United States. He began his professional career in the 1940s and in 1948 won the riding title at Longacres ...more

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Mike E. Smith is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Michael Earl "Mike" Smith is an American jockey who has been one of the leading riders in U.S. Thoroughbred racing since the early 1990s, inducted into the National Museum of Racing ...more

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Pat Day is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Patrick Alan "Pat" Day is an American jockey. He is a four-time winner of the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey and was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame ...more

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Peter Moreno is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Peter Moreno

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Phil Grove is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Phil Grove

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Ralph Neves is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Ralph Neves Ralph P. Neves was an American Hall of Fame jockey in Thoroughbred horse racing. Born in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Neves won 3,772 races, including 173 stakes, and was elected to the Racing Hall ...more

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Ray Sibille is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Ray Sibille Raymond Frederick Sibille is a retired American Thoroughbred horse racing jockey. In a career that spanned thirty-five years, Sibille rode his first winner on June 29, 1969 at Evangeline Downs ...more

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Raymond York is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award Winners List
Raymond York Raymond York is a retired American Thoroughbred horse racing jockey who rode in a record seven consecutive decades. During his long career, Ray York rode primarily in California where he won the ...more