Advertisement
 
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Amsterdam, NY ,

 

Advertisement

Alvarado gets 1,000th North American win

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - Updated: 8:47 AM

SARATOGA SPRINGS (AP) -- Jockey Junior Alvarado earned his 1,000th career victory in North America, winning the fourth race at Saratoga Race Course on Monday aboard Skerkis.

The 2-year-old colts drew off in the stretch to capture the $50,000 maiden claiming event by 8 1/4 lengths over Banker's Boss.

The time for the six furlongs was 1:11.52.

Making his third lifetime start, Skerkis paid $11.80, $6.10 and $4.30 as the 9-2 fourth choice in a field of seven 2-year-olds.

The 28-year-old Alvarado began riding in his native Venezuela in 2005. He won his first race in the United States in 2007. A regular on the New York circuit since late 2010, he enjoyed the biggest victory of his career earlier in the meet at Saratoga, taking the $1.5 million Whitney Stakes on Moreno.

     

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Advertisement
Subscribe to The Recorder

 

The Recorder Sports Schedule

Most Popular

    Area high school sports calendar
    Friday, February 05, 2016

    Aldermen OK accounting firm to help with finances
    Wednesday, February 03, 2016

    Martin Aloysius 'Marty' Harrington
    Tuesday, February 02, 2016

    Villa: Deteriorating infrastructure can paralyze the city
    Tuesday, February 02, 2016

    Aldermen look to strip powers of Golf Commission
    Wednesday, February 03, 2016

    Kenneth L. Luft
    Thursday, February 04, 2016

    Golf board, city council at odds over setting fees
    Saturday, February 06, 2016

    Car crashes into Amsterdam home
    Saturday, February 06, 2016

    Fedullo snaps AHS scoring mark; Duemler records 200th win in Rams rout
    Tuesday, February 02, 2016

    Broadalbin-Perth downs AHS; Rams finish second in division
    Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Advertisement

Copyright © McClary Media, Inc.

Privacy Policies: The Recorder

Contact Us

Twitter

Instagram

Facebook