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Jockey Gerard Melancon wins 5,000th career race

  • June 11, 2021
  • By Lenny Vangilder

Veteran Thoroughbred jockey Gerard Melancon joined an exclusive group by winning the 5,000th race of his career aboard Reposato in Thursday night’s eighth race at Evangeline Downs in Opelousas. Call him MR. 5️⃣0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ G$ becomes 1 of only 37 jockeys in North America to win 5,000 career races. G$ rides Reposado in Race 8 @…

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