ARCADIA (AP) — Triple Crown-winning jockey Victor Espinoza has returned to riding at Santa Anita after a whirlwind of appearances since winning the Belmont Stakes aboard American Pharoah to complete the sport’s first Triple Crown victory since 1978.
He’s scheduled to ride again on Saturday. Espinoza returned to riding at Santa Anita on Thursday for the first time since the Belmont Stakes on June 6.READ MORE: LA County Expands Vaccine Mandate To Include Outside Contractors
The 43-year-old jockey is scheduled to ride in the $1.175 million Summit of Speed at Florida’s Gulfstream Park on July 5. He’ll also ride in a convertible in the Fourth of July parade in Sierra Madre, the Los Angeles suburb where he lives.READ MORE: Thousands Of LAUSD Students Still Unvaccinated As Deadline Nears
American Pharoah, who returned home to Santa Anita last Thursday, took to the track Saturday for a one-mile jog with an exercise rider. He’ll parade between races on June 27. His next race is undetermined.MORE NEWS: Man Killed, 2 Women Wounded In Shooting In Bellflower Smoke Shop
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