07/13/2016 1:28PM

Finger Lakes jockey Michael Davila nears milestone


Jockey Michael Davila Jr. is nearing his 1,000th career victory. Through Tuesday, he had won 995 races.

Davila began riding in 1997 and has been a mainstay at Finger Lakes for much of his career. He has won 941 races at the upstate New York track and was tied for fourth in the standings coming into Wednesday’s races.