11/29/2009 12:00AM

Ramsammy earns his 2,000th victory


ETOBICOKE, Ontario - Jockey Emile Ramsammy scored career win No. 2,000 aboard Perfect Student in Sunday's eighth race at Woodbine.

Ramsammy, who will turn 47 on Dec. 11, is a two-time Sovereign Award winner as Canada's top rider. His career highlights include victories in the Queen's Plate aboard Victor Cooley (1996) and Edenwold (2006).

Ramsammy is a native of Trinidad, which is where he won his first race in 1980.