08/25/2015 1:11PM

Ortiz making strong bid for first title


SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – After posting three-win days Sunday and Monday, jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. now has 46 wins at the meet, nine more than Javier Castellano. The 23-year-old Ortiz is seeking his first Saratoga riding title after finishing second to Castellano last year.