American jockey, Larry Snyder, Died at 76


Larry Lloyd Snyder was born on June 29, 1942, and died on October 29, 2018.

He was an American Thoroughbred horse racing jockey.

His career spanned thirty-five years from 1960 to 1994.

Throughout the first Sixties, Snyder began competitory at Oaklawn Park Race Track in Hot Springs, Arkansas wherever he would win eight riding titles.

Starting in 1964, he additionally rode at Arlington Park in Chicago wherever Snyder won the riding title in 1974 and 1976, then at LA Downs in Bossier town, Louisiana, he won six riding titles between 1981 and 1986.

In 1969 Snyder won 352 races, over the other jockey within the u. s. that year.

On April 1, 1969, he won six races on one card at Oaklawn Park, the primary jockey to ever do this at that raceway.

On August seventeen, 1981 he rode 5 winners on one program, ligature the LA Downs record.

At Louisiana Downs on August twenty-four, 1989, Larry Snyder became solely the sixth rider in U.S. athletics history to succeed in vi,000 wins.

That year, his distinguished career was recognized by his peers through the celebrated patron saint Virginia Woolf Memorial Jockey Award.

The respect is awarded by Santa Anita Park to a North yank jockey World Health Organization demonstrates high standards of non-public and skilled conduct, on and off the course.

Snyder’s last full season of riding was in 1994.

Snyder retired with career earnings of $47,207,289 and 6,388 victories that graded him within the prime 10 in career wins among yank jockeys.

Following his retirement, he has worked as a race steward at Pelican State Downs and Oaklawn Park.

While still a vigorous rider, in 1988 Larry Snyder was inducted within the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame and in retirement, in 2001 was honored on the Arkansas Walk of Fame in Hot Springs.

Snyder was nominative for induction in 2006 within the National deposit of athletics and Hall of Fame.

During 1999, Snyder was inducted into the truthful Grounds athletics Hall of Fame.

Larry Lloyd Snyder passed away at 76 years old.


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