RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (May 23, 2014) – Jockey G.R. Carter Jr. equaled the all-time quarter horse win record of 3,631 victories when he won the third Ruidoso Futurity trial aboard Lethal Express on Friday afternoon.
He now shares the record with retired Alvin “Bubba” Brossette.
Carter will be riding at Ruidoso Downs through the trials to the Grade 1, $943,127 Ruidoso Derby on Saturday afternoon in his quest to set a new record.
A member of the Ruidoso Downs Racehorse Hall of Fame, Carter is 10-time national champion jockey and his mounts have earned a record $64.8 million. He has a record of more than 23,000 mounts.
Carter is currently dominating the jockey standings at Remington Park with 61 victories, 14 more than Berkley Packer.
Racing during opening weekend at Ruidoso Downs runs through Monday, Memorial Day. First post time is 1 p.m. daily.
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