INGLEWOOD, Calif. (June 30, 2013)—Legendary jockey Laffit Pincay, Jr. will be the guest of co-hosts Michael Burns and George Ortuzar at the upcoming Escogiendo Ganadores (Picking Winners) session Saturday, July 6 at Betfair Hollywood Park.
Pincay, the winningest rider in Hollywood Park history with 3,049 victories, will present the 10th annual Laffit Pincay, Jr. Award later in the day to fellow Hall of Fame jockey Eddie Delahoussaye.
During the Spanish-language seminar, Pincay, Burns and Ortuzar will discuss the Panamanian’s storied career, as well as the Betfair Hollywood Park card, including the Grade I, $500,000 Hollywood Gold Cup for older horses at 1 ¼ miles over Cushion Track and the Grade II, $150,000 Royal Heroine Mile for older fillies and mares on turf.
The all-time leader at Hollywood Park with 288 stakes wins, Pincay won the Gold Cup a record nine times. His final victory in the track’s signature race came aboard Sky Jack in 2002.
Escogiendo Ganadores will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Paddock Tote Board.
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