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Richard Migliore

Jockey
Male
Born Mar 14, 1964

Richard Migliore is a retired American jockey whose mounts have ranged from Fourstardave to Wando to Funny Cide to Kip Deville to Hidden Lake to Desert Code. Called "The Mig," which is a type of Russian fighter jet, for his tenacious style of riding, he lives with his wife, Carmela, and children in Millbrook, New York.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1964 Birth Born in 1964.

TEENAGE

1980 16 Years Old His first mount was on September 29, 1980, and his first win was less than a month later aboard Good Grip at Meadowlands Racetrack.
1981 17 Years Old In 1981, Migliore won the Eclipse Award as the leading apprentice jockey at the age of 17.

TWENTIES

1988 24 Years Old On May 30, 1988, Migliore suffered a near-fatal neck injury when he was thrown from Madam Alydar at Belmont Park. … Read More

THIRTIES

1999 35 Years Old In July 1999, he seriously fractured his right arm in another spill at Belmont and was out of the races for six months. … Read More
2003 39 Years Old 1 More Event
He won the 2003 Mike Venezia Memorial Award from the New York Racing Association for "extraordinary sportsmanship and citizenship."

FORTIES

In 2005, he again won the New York Thoroughbred Association Jockey of the Year title, riding the New York-bred winners of 58 races and winning $2,246,398.
2006 42 Years Old In October 2006, Migliore announced his move to the California tracks after a career spent on the East Coast. … Read More
On February 23, 2008, Migliore won the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award.
2010 46 Years Old 1 More Event
On May 4, 2010, he underwent an operation in which two plates and 8 screws were inserted into his neck due to a fall from his mount, Honest Wildcat, at Aqueduct on January 23, 2010. … Read More

FIFTIES

2014 50 Years Old In 2014, Migliore joined Fox Sports 1 The Jockey Club Tour on FOX racing series as the racing analyst. … Read More
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