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Laffit Pincay Biography
Laffit Pincay was born December 29, 1946 in Panama City,
Panama and is a retired jockey who was based primarily in the United States.
Laffit Pincay began his riding career in his native Panama. In 1966, prominent
horseman Fred W. Hooper and agent Camilo Marin sponsored him to come to the
United States and ride under contract. He started his American career at
Arlington Park in Chicago and won eight of his first eleven races. During his
career, Pincay Jr. was voted the prestigious George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award
in 1970 that honors a rider whose career and personal conduct exemplifies the
very best example of participants in the sport of thoroughbred racing. In 1996,
he was voted the Mike Venezia Memorial Award for extraordinary
sportsmanship and citizenship. He has won the Eclipse Award for
Outstanding Jockey on four occasions and was the United States' leading jockey
In 2004, Hollywood Park Racetrack announced the creation of
the Laffit Pincay Jr. Award to be presented annually on Hollywood Gold Cup Day
that features the race he won a record nine times. The award was designed by
American sculptor Nina Kaiser and is presented to someone who has served the
horse racing industry with integrity, dedication, determination and
At the time of his retirement (in April 2003), he remained
horse racing's winningest jockey, with 9,530 career victories. On December 1,
2006, Russell Baze passed Pincay on the all-time win list.
With his 8,834th win, on December 10, 1999 at Hollywood Park
Racetrack in California aboard Irish Nip, he broke the career victory record
previously held by Bill Shoemaker.
He won the Kentucky Derby in 1984 aboard Swale (horse) and
also took three consecutive Belmont Stakes between 1982 and 1984.
Pincay was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and
Hall of Fame in 1975.
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