Flat Jockeys--Argentina
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Horacio Betansos ...jockey from Argentina. Photo & copyright by Nick Higgins Horacio Betansos (ARG)
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Pablo Gustavo Falero has won over 3,000 races! Photos supplied by Raul Bayardi and son Pablo G Falero (ARG + URA)

Martin Goicoechea...jockey from Argentina. Photo & copyright by Nick Higgins Martin Goicoechea (ARG)
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Gabriel Gomez ...jockey from Argentina. Photo & copyright by Nick Higgins Gabriel Gomez (ARG)
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Jacinto R Herrera, top jockey in Argentina. Photos supplied by Raul Bayardi and son Jacinto Rafael Herrera (ARG)

Jorge E.Jarcovsky Jorge E.Jarcovsky (ARG)
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Juan-Carlos Jarcovsky, top jockey from Argentina. Photo & copyright by Nick Higgins Juan-Carlos Jarcovsky (ARG)
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Ruben Emilio Laitan. Has ridden over 1,500 winners. Photos supplied by Raul Bayardi and son Ruben Emilio Laitan (ARG)

Irineo Leguisamo, the Gordon Richards of Argentina who won 21 jockeys' championships between 1923-52.
Born in Arerungua, Uruguay, on 20.10.03, he first made his mark at the Salto racetrack in Uruguay. 
On 20.08.22, he won his first race at Palermo on Tamarindo. 
In 52 years of riding, he rode in 12,700 races, winning 3,200, of which 500 were Classics.
His last two winners came at the ripe age of 70 at Palermo riding Bablino and on Mac Honor at San Isidro on 16.12.73. 
In all he won 21 Argentinian titles, 14 of them consecutively from 1923-36 and then: 1939, 1941,1942,1944,1945,1950 y 1952.
Biography and photo supplied by Raul J Bayardi Irineo Leguisamo (ARG + URA)

Photos supplied by Raul Bayardi and son Juan Carlos Noriega (ARG)

Photos supplied by Raul Bayardi and son Juan Jose Paule (ARG)

Alejandro Quiroga, from Argentina. Photo & copyright by Nick Higgins Alejandro Quiroga (ARG)
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Pedro Robles, top jockey in Argentina. Photos suppplied by Raul Bayardi and son Pedro R. Robles (ARG)

Edwin Talaverano, top jockey in Argentina. Photos supplied by Raul Bayardi and son Edwin Talaverano (ARG)

Jorge Valdivieso, the greatest jockey in Argentina in recent times. Valdivieso has ridden over 4,000 winners. Photos supplied by Raul Bayardi and son Jorge Valdivieso (ARG)

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