Friday, January 27 2012

Napravnik Stays Ahead in Jockey Standings

NEW ORLEANS (Friday, January 27, 2012) – Jockey Rosie Napravnik maintained her 12-win lead in Fair Grounds’ current jockey standings entering Friday’s 45th day of racing despite missing three race days earlier this week.

The 23-year-old native of Morristown, N.J., won last Saturday’s $125,000 Silverbulletday Stakes aboard Brereton Jones’ Believe You Can for trainer Larry Jones. However, she cancelled off all her mounts Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday at Fair Grounds to allow herself time to recover from two sore legs suffered in a pre-race starting gate mishap earlier this month before returning to riding Friday.

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