Posted: January 10, 2014 at 2:50 a.m.

JOCKEYS NORBERTO ARROYO JR. AGE 37 BIRTHPLACE Puerto Rico FIRST WINNER June 9, 1999 (Rockingham Park) PURSE EARNINGS $1,990,636 AGENT Gene Short NOTEWORTHY Runner-up for an Eclipse Award as country’s leading apprentice in 2000. … New York’s leading rider in 2000. … Won the $500,000 Grade II Lane’s End Stakes in 2003 at Turfway Park in northern Kentucky aboard New York Hero. … Sentenced to 2½ years in prison for cocaine possession following an August 2009 traffic stop near Saratoga in upstate New York. … Recorded his 1,000th career victory Dec. 8, 2012, at Turfway Park in northern Kentucky. … Leading rider at the 2012 Turfway holiday meet and the 2013 Turfway winter/ spring meet.

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