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Winning Ponies

Winning Ponies

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February 10th 2011:'Winning Ponies' welcomes Jockey Shane Sellers and Asst Racing Secretary Bill Troilo

Shane Jude Sellers (born September 24, 1966 in Erath, Louisiana) is an American Thoroughbred horse racing jockey. At age eleven, he began working around horses and in 1983 rode his first winner at Evangeline Downs. Sellers won several national riding championships and was a leading rider at Arlington Park. Over his career, he rode in the Kentucky Derby 14 consecutive times, with his best finish a third with Wild Gale in 1993. The two took third again that year in the Belmont Stakes. He rode 29 thoroughbreds in the Breeders Cup races, with two wins in 1997 and 1998, however one of his most exci

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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies 21/11/2017 01:00 21/11/2017 02:00 Winning Ponies https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies Shane Jude Sellers (born September 24, 1966 in Erath, Louisiana) is an American Thoroughbred horse racing jockey. At age eleven, he began working around horses and in 1983 rode his first winner at Evangeline Downs. Sellers won several national riding championships and was a leading rider at Arlington Park. Over his career, he rode in the Kentucky Derby 14 consecutive times, with his best finish a third with Wild Gale in 1993. The two took third again that year in the Belmont Stakes. He rode 29 thoroughbreds in the Breeders Cup races, with two wins in 1997 and 1998, however one of his most exciting wins had to be his ride of Skip Away over the great Cigar in the Jockey Club Gold Cup in 1996. During his career Shane Sellers won more than 4,000 races and earned purses worth more than $122 million. Bill Troilo hails from Philadelphia, and has been a life long athlete. He has ridden professionally for many years, and has since hung up his tack. He now is the Assistant Racing Secretary at Indiana Downs, and also the fill-in State Steward. His ultimate goal is to be a full time Steward, and make his way into the management of racing. Mr. Troilo will talk about the day to day life of a rider, and his role now being on the other side of the game. He will be able to paint a full picture of the world of Thoroughbred racing. From his days as a Hall of Fame athlete, to working in every facet of racing, Troilo has been a colorful and respected player in the sport. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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