NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
RACING NEWS

CURRENT RACE MEET

8/22/18 - 10/2/18


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2018

FOUR NEW RIDERS ADDED TO BAY AREA JOCKEY COLONY THIS WEEK

Jockeys Julien Couton, Kevin Orozco, Arnold Perez and Austin Solis will be riding races in the Bay Area for the foreseeable future. Couton, Orozco and Solis take their talents to Northern California after successful campaigns at Emerald Downs while Perez moves his tack after a stint working for Southern California trainer John Sadler at Santa Anita.

Julien Couton, a native of France, finished third in the Emerald Downs jockey standings with 68 wins and picked up two stakes victories. When Couton rode at Golden Gate during the Winter/Spring meet, he won a trio of stakes races: the Grade 3 San Francisco Mile with older gelding Flamboyant, the California Oaks with 3-year-old filly Consolida and the Camilla Urso Stakes with female sprinter Mother of Dragons.