SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - Three-time Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Calvin Borel and horses Housebuster, Invasor, Lure, McDynamo and Tuscalee have been elected to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame.
Borel, Housebuster, Invasor and Lure were selected in the contemporary category, and McDynamo and Tuscalee were chosen by the Museum's Steeplechase Review Committee, the Hall of Fame said Friday. They will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Aug. 9 at the Fasig-Tipton sales pavilion.
The 46-year-old Borel has won 5,012 races and has purse earnings of $120,859,986 in a career that began in 1983. He's the only jockey to win the Kentucky Derby three times in a four-year span, accomplishing the feat with Street Sense (2007), Mine That Bird (2009), and Super Saver (2010).
Housebuster won 15 times in 22 career starts and earned $1,229,696. He won the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Sprinter in 1990 and 1991. He was trained by Hall of Famer Warren A. Croll Jr.
Invasor was bred in Argentina and won 11 of 12 career starts with earnings of $7,804,070. He was the Horse of the Year and Champion Older Male in 2006 when he won the Pimlico Special, Suburban Handicap, Whitney Handicap, and Breeders' Cup Classic. At age 5 in 2007, he won the Donn Handicap and Dubai World Cup.
Lure won 14 of 25 career starts with earnings of $2,515,289. Bred and owned by Claiborne Farm and trained by Hall of Famer Claude R. McGaughey III, Lure won the Breeders' Cup Mile in 1992 and 1993. He won nine graded stakes, including three Grade 1 events.
McDynamo won 17 of 34 career starts and retired as the leading career earner among steeplechase horses with $1,310,104. He won the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Steeplechase Horse in 2003, 2005, and 2006. Owned by Michael J. Moran and trained by Sanna Hendriks, McDynamo won five consecutive runnings of the Breeders' Cup Grand National from 2003-07, the final one at age 10.
Tuscalee won 39 of 89 career starts with career earnings of $130,917 while racing from 1963 through 1972. He is the career leader in steeplechase victories with 37. Tuscalee also set the single-year record for steeplechase wins with 10 in 1966.
AP NEWS The Associated Press News Service
Copyright 2016 The Associated Press All Rights Reserved
Mike DempseyMike covers the New York racing circuit (Aqueduct, Belmont Park, and Saratoga) year round as well as Keeneland, Churchill Downs, the Triple Crown, and the Breeders' Cup. The 2015 Triple Crown saw Mike correctly predict American Pharoah to win both the Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes. Mike nailed the Exacta and Trifecta in the Belmont Stakes. Mike had a solid 2014 Triple Crown race season, correctly picking the winning horse in 2 of 3 races. He selected I'll Have another to win The Preakness, and nailed Union Rags to win the Belmont Stakes as his top pick. Mike also had past succes in the Kentucky Derby, winning with Animal Kingdom in 2011 and rode his top picks, Super Saver and Street Sense, to the finish line in 2010 and 2007 respectively. No handicapper in the industry works harder to bring you analysis that produces profits at the track! Mike's Reports include his selections, detailed analysis, a fair odds line, and wagering recommendations for the entire card. Join Mike daily with top picks from Belmont or Keeneland. You can also get his Weekend Best Plays Report in his Multi-Track package or sit at the track with him for 30 Days with his Monthly Horse Package!
HORSE RACING EXPERT
Jerry SessaJerry "Shots" Sessa has been involved in horse racing for over 30 years. He now brings his meticulous handicapping style to VegasInsider.com. When Jerry posts picks you are getting his best bets...when you win, he wins. Jerry opened the 2016 Triple Crown season by hitting his Derby Day best bet, Nyquist. He also nailed the Derby exacta for a $30.60 payout. On 4/16/16 at Keeneland, Jerry hit an $819 exacta that led to a $38k Trifecta & a $300k Super.
In the 2015 Belmont Stakes Jerry dominated races 8-11 by hitting a $4,400 Pick 4, 3 Daily Doubles, 2 Pick 3's and calling American Pharoah as the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years. Jerry is always looking to repeat his 2012 Triple Crown success, when he selected the winning horses for The Preakness and The Belmont Stakes. Jerry looks forward to working with everyone and making money for anyone who invests in his picks on a daily basis. Join Jerry daily with picks from
Belmont and Santa Anita
or choose a package that contains selections from Multiple Tracks for the LOW PRICE of $19.95! Or better yet, how about 30 Days of horse racing picks with his Monthly Racing Package for ONLY $99.95!
VegasInsider.com is not a gambling site, and does not accept or place wagers of any type. This website does not endorse or encourage illegal gambling. All information provided by this website is for news and entertainment purposes only. Any use of this information in violation of federal, state, provincial or local laws is strictly prohibited.
Activities offered by advertising links to other sites may be deemed an illegal activity in certain jurisdictions. This website assumes no responsibility for the actions by and makes no representation or endorsement of any activities offered by an advertiser.