Calvin Borel Retires


Calvin Borel
Calvin Borel announced his retirement on Wednesday.

Hall of Fame jockey Calvin Borel announced his retirement on Wednesday. He is reported to have said to a friend, “it is time.”

Borel won 5,146 races in a career that covered 33 years. The horses he rode earned more than $127 million. He is the only jockey to have won three Kentucky Derbies in four years. Known as “Bo-Rail” for his preference for riding the rail, Borel will be missed by racing fans.

 

 

 

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2 thoughts on “Calvin Borel Retires

    1. I hadn’t thought of that. What a relief it would be not to have to weigh 116 pounds! Bring on the cake!!

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