12/04/2017 12:56PM

For Jose Ortiz, a quiet end to ‘unbelievable' year


OZONE PARK, N.Y. – When Jose Ortiz guided In the Lee to victory in Sunday’s allowance feature at Aqueduct, it was the 266th – and final – victory of 2017 for the 24-year-old jockey. For Ortiz, his next race is the one for an Eclipse Award, one he seems likely and wants very badly to win.