Jockey Juarez Working His Way to the Top
By Ryan Dickey
Those who know Nik Juarez well probably weren’t surprised when he won his first career race aboard his first career mount. But, on Dec. 14, 2013, the Maryland native did just that at Laurel Park, bringing $5,000 claimer Love Heart to the wire three-quarters of a length ahead of Cherylwithans in race 5 for trainer/owner Calvin Barth.
Juarez, the son of former… (more)