Bridgmohan wins second jockeys’ championships
Jamaican Jermaine Bridgmohan completed the second jockeys’ championship win of his fledgling career yesterday when he comfortable topped the standings at the 2009 Remington Park horse racing season in Oklahoma.
On the final day of the four-month season, Bridgmohan scored three wins for a stylish end to his successful campaign.
The former Calder Tropical champion had also recorded a triple success on Sunday to land six wins in the last two days of the racing year.
The 21-year-old ended the season with 82 wins, 22 ahead of second place Clifton Berry, who finished with 60 winners. Chris Landeros and Luis Quinonez finished joint third on 49 wins apiece.
Bridgmohan picks up the Pat Steinberg Award as leading jockey in his first Remington Park season.