06/25/2012 10:37AM

Ruidoso: Jockey Isaias Enriquez posts 1,000th victory


Jockey Isaias Enriquez won the 1,000th Thoroughbred race of his career Sunday at Ruidoso Downs, when he guided Sarah M. ($7.60) to a wire-to-wire win in a maiden special weight. Enriquez is the current leading Thoroughbred rider at Ruidoso, with 15 wins from 69 mounts at the New Mexico track, which also races Quarter Horses.

Enriquez, 38, won the first race of his career at Turf Paradise, on Nov. 24, 1990. He has had 12,146 mounts and his career mount earnings stand at $24,170,235.