Hawthorne Racecourse (3/16/11)
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Rider Eduardo E Perez scores win 2,000!
Eduardo E Perez. Perez, Eddie or Shorty, scored the 2,000th riding win of his career early on Wednesday afternoon, riding Cristel Racing Stable’s Lighthouse Judge, trained by Mark Cristel, to victory in Hawthorne’s first race.
The 45-year-old Perez, born February 17, 1966, was joined in the winner’s circle by fellow riders, valets, Racing Officials, various media personnel, Tom Morgan (his agent) and track management for a presentation following the race.
Congratulations on a job well done.
Hawthorne Race Course is in its 102nd year of racing under Carey family ownership. Hawthorne races Friday and Saturday in February, beginning February 11. In March and April, live racing will take place every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday through the end of April. First post daily is 1:30 pm. For more information on racing at Hawthorne, visit our website at www.Hawthorneracecourse.com.