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Jockey Calvin Borel gets 5,000th career win

Updated: March 7, 2013, 8:55 PM ET
Associated Press

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. -- Calvin Borel earned his 5,000th career win Thursday by riding Hezunusal to victory in the sixth race at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs.

The 46-year-old Borel, a three-time Kentucky Derby winner, became the 26th North American jockey with 5,000 wins.

"When I started, I didn't even dream of riding 5,000 races, let alone winning 5,000," said Borel, who has also won the Preakness Stakes. "I would like to dedicate this race to my agent (Jerry Hissam).

"I want to ...

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