Ricardo, Jorge Antonio

Ricardo, Jorge Antonio, 1961–, Brazilian jockey, b. Rio de Janeiro. Riding in Brazil and Argentina, he has won the prestigious Gran Premio Latinoamericano five times. In 1993 he set a Brazilian record of 477 wins in a year, and in 2008 he set an Argentinian record of 465 wins. In 2018 he broke Russell Baze's record (12,842) for career wins by a jockey.

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