SARATOGA RACE COURSE -- Saratoga will honor the three winningest jockeys in its long history at a special ceremony Friday morning.
At the end of July, John Velazquez became Saratoga's all-time leading rider after winning his 694th race and surpassing Jerry Bailey's old record.
Angel Cordero, who held the title before Bailey, will join the two in the winner's circle at Friday ceremony to honor their achievements.
"If you're a sports fan, if you're a horse racing fan, you need to be here at 11:30. I said a moment ago how much I've enjoyed being up close and personal with some of the great people in this sport, here's a chance for our fans to be up close and personal with some great, great people for this sport," said Christopher Kay, NYRA President and CEO.
NYRA track announcer Tom Durkin will emcee the event, which starts at 11:30 and concludes with a special plaque being placed outside the jockey's room.