03/09/2014 12:38PM

Delta Downs: Jockey Hernandez gets 1,000th career win

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Jockey Colby Hernandez after his 1,000th career win.

Jockey Colby Hernandez got his 1,000th career win Saturday night at Delta Downs when he captured the fifth race with Stephanies Wildcat.

Hernandez was aboard for Ben Marek and trainer Bret Calhoun. Stephanies Wildcat ($4) was prominent throughout in the $20,000 maiden claimer for 3-year-old fillies.

Hernandez is a brother of Brian Hernandez Jr., the Eclipse Award-winning apprentice of 2004 who won the 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic aboard Fort Larned. Their father, Brian, is a jockey, and their sister, Courtney, launched her riding career this meet at Delta.