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Jockey John Velazquez undergoes surgery to remove spleen after mishap

ARCADIA, Calif. - Jockey John Velazquez was undergoing surgery to have his spleen removed hours after he was thrown from his horse in a race at the Breeders' Cup.Velazquez's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-11-02/jockey-john-velazque
Palace Malice pulls away from rival to win New Orleans Handicap

...wars in the Gulfstream Park Handicap, Smith was in California winning the Santa Anita Handicap aboard Game On Dude. John Velazquez was in the irons on the Dogwood star that day, but was committed to ride Wildcat Red in the Florida Derby on Saturday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-29/palace-malice-pulls-
Palace Malice showed heart of a champion in season-opening win

Under a flawless ride by veteran jockey John Velazquez, Dogwood Stable's Palace Malice required the eye of the photo-finish camera to confirm victory in the Grade II $250,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-08/palace-malice-showed
Palace Malice wins 2014 opener after stretch duel

...stalked the pace that was being set in the mile stakes by Falling Sky.Around the far turn, Palace Malice and jockey John Velazquez hooked up with Itsmyluckyday and Uncaptured on the lead. Entering the stretch Palace Malice was along the inside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-08/palace-malice-wins-2
Dogwood Stable's Palace Malice returns to action at Gulfstream Park

...of highest tension for the Palace Malice crew. A clean break would be deeply appreciated and the skill of jockey John Velazquez surely will be on demand when the starter springs the latch. A poor start in last summer's Travers Stakes cost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-07/dogwood-stables-palace-malic
Breakdown, disqualification mar first Breeders' Cup race on second day

...Secret Compass from the crowd.Running third at the time, Secret Compass' front legs collapsed, slamming jockey John Velazquez hard into the dirt. The 2-year-old filly, trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert, was euthanized after sustaining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-11-02/breakdown-disqualifi
Aiken horses Palace Malice, Alpha pre-entered in Breeders' Cup

...ship from Belmont Park, where he won the Belmont Stakes in June, to Santa Anita on Tuesday. He will be ridden by John Velazquez.Palace Malice is one of two horses trained by Todd Pletcher to be pre-entered for the Classic. Trainers Bob Baffert...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-10-23/aiken-horses-palace-
Dogwood Stable's Palace Malice vying for Eclipse Award

...of enthusiasm and soundness, thank goodness," Campbell said.The only variable that has changed is that jockey John Velazquez will be in the irons for this race. Mike Smith, who rode Palace Malice to his two wins in the summer, is aboard favorite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-10-30/dogwood-stables-pala
Game On Dude is early favorite for Breeders' Cup Classic

...where the 6-year-old gelding will try to improve to 6-0 on the turf this year.Wise Dan will be ridden by John Velazquez, who was aboard for the gelding's only loss in his last nine starts earlier this month at Keeneland.Wise Dan will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-10-28/game-dude-early-favo
Belmont Stakes winner Palace Malice draws attention at Aiken Training Track

...Bree ders' Cup on Nov. 2, but his victories were tinted with a few spurts of bad luck.Palace Malice's jockey, John Velazquez, was badly injured earlier in the day during the Breeders Cup' in an accident where his horse fractured her leg...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-17/belmont-stakes-winner-palace-