Five Stakes Wins Propel Javier Castellano To Jockey Of The Week Title – Horse Racing News

With more stakes wins than any other jockey last week, Javier Castellano was chosen as Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for May 13-19, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North America. Jockey of the Week is sponsored by, America’s #1 Equine Toxin Remover.

Javier Castellano was one of five jockeys to win multiple stakes last week, and he was the only one to win five stakes races. Three of his stakes victories came in graded stakes.

On Friday, Castellano won five races on the card. The five starts were consecutive mounts for Castellano, and four of the…