10/09/2009 12:00AM

Garcia rides 1,000th winner


Luis Garcia surpassed the 1,000 win milestone by riding two winners on Friday's card at Laurel Park. Garcia, 25, who had been 0 for 16 since riding three winners on Oct. 1 to reach 998 victories, also was awarded a win via disqualifcation by the Maryland Racing Commission stewards on Thursday for a race from Sept. 23.