Pat Day and Zenyatta at the 2010 Breeders Cup


Exclusive interview with Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day during the 2010 Breeders Cup at Churchill Downs. He responds to questions about Zenyatta, jockey Mike Smith, and more from reporter Christy Young.

Day has ridden winners of U.S. Triple Crown races nine times.  In 1991, Pat Day won the Canadian Triple Crown and the Breeders Cup Distaff aboard the future Hall of Fame filly Dance Smartly.

He is the only jockey to have ridden at least one mount in each of the first 20 Breeders Cups, and ranks second all-time in Breeders' Cup winners, with 12. Day is also the all-time leading rider at Churchill Downs and Keeneland Race Course.

Lil E. Tee was an American-bred Thoroughbred racehorse who in 1992 scored one of the biggest upsets in the history of the Kentucky Derby. His jockey was Pat Day.

Pat Day is a four-time winner of the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockeyand was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 1991.


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