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Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez reached 800th victory at Saratoga Race Course

Sea Raven,  ridden by jockey John Velazquez, left, moves past Royal Posse with jockey Javier Castellano up, to win the first race on opening day of the horse racing season at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Friday, July 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Sea Raven, ridden by jockey John Velazquez, left, moves past Royal Posse with jockey Javier Castellano up, to win the first race on opening day of the horse racing season at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Friday, July 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez reached a milestone 800th victory at Saratoga Race Course when Run a Dubb Dubb rallied to edge Touching My Toes in Saturday's first race.

A five-time riding champion at the Spa, the 43-year-old Velazquez continues to add to his mark of most winners by a jockey at the oldest track in the United States.

Velazquez set the Saratoga record with his 694th win on July 27, 2013, passing fellow Hall of Famer Jerry Bailey.

Overall, Velazquez has more than 5,300 career wins. Of Saratoga, he says, "If I can stay healthy, maybe we'll go for 1,000."

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