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Pincay, Laffit Jr.

Born: 1946 AD
Currently alive, at 69 years of age.
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Jockey

1946 – Born on the 29th of December in Panama City, Panama.

1966 – Fred W. Hooper, a prominent horseman, and agent Camilo Marin sponsored him to come to the United States and ride under contract with them.

         – Started his American career at the Arlington Park in Chicago and he won eight out of his first eleven races.

1970 – Pincay was voted the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award.

1971 – United States Champion Jockey by wins and the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey.

1973-1974 – Received the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey.

1975 – Inducted to the National Museum of Racing and Racing Hall of Fame.

1979 – Received the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey.

1982-1984 – Took three consecutive Belmont Stakes.

1984 – He won the Kentucky Derby aboard Swale (horse).

1985 – Received the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey.

1992 – Married wife Jeanine in this year.

1993 – Jean Laffit Pincay, Jeanine and Laffit’s son was born this year in October.

1996 – He was voted the Mike Venezia Memorial Award.

1999 – Received the Eclipse Special Award.

2000 – Received the Big Sport of Turfdom Award.

2003 – In April of this year, at the time of his retirement, he remained horse racing’s winningest jockey, with 9,530 career victories.

2004 – Hollywood Park announced the creation of the Laffit Pincay Jr. Award on Hollywood Gold Cup Day that features the race he won a record nine times.

2006 – On the 1st of December, Russell Baze passed Pincay on the all-time win list.