Saturday, September 12, 2009
JOCKEY WINSTON THOMPSON TWO WINS AWAY FROM 3,000
EAST BOSTON, MA – Veteran New England jockey Winston Thompson rode Gorgeous Silk ($15.80) to victory in Saturday’s seventh race at Suffolk Downs, putting him two wins away from career win number 3,000.
After beginning his career in his native Jamaica, Thompson has been riding stateside since 1987. He has been a regular competitor at Suffolk Downs since 1988, earning most outstanding jockey honors in New England in 2004, 2005 and 2008.
The live racing schedule at Suffolk Downs is Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday for the remainder of the meet, which concludes on November 7. First post time is 12:45 p.m. daily.
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