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Last Updated: Wednesday, 3 August 2005, 17:39 GMT 18:39 UK
Top American jockey Day retires
Pat Day
Jockey Day had not ridden since 17 July
Veteran American jockey Pat Day has announced his retirement from riding.

The 51-year-old is the all-time leading rider for prize money won in America and is fourth on the list by number of victories with more than 8,800 winners.

Day won nine Classics including the Kentucky Derby aboard Lil E Tee in 1992 and the Preakness Stakes five times.

He also won the Breeders' Cup Classic four times in his career, including the first running on Wild Again in 1984.




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