Tag: Tomas Mejia

Jockey Tomas Mejia was suspended for 10 years after a photo revealed he had a prohibited electronic device in his hand during a Sept. 3 allowance at Monmouth Park. (Image: Equi-Photo)

Jockey Tomas Mejia Suspended 10 Years for Using Electrical Device

The Monmouth Park Board of Stewards suspended jockey Tomas Mejia for 10 years after discovering the rider possessed a prohibited electrical device during his trip aboard Strongerthanuknow in a Sept. 3 race at Monmouth Park. Along with the decade-long suspension, Mejia was fined $5,000. The Board of Stewards also recommended […]

Jockey Tomas Mejia piloted 158/1 shot Andrez Conquist to victory in Monmouth Park's 13th race Saturday. The $319.80 payout broke a 69-year-old Monmouth Park record. (Image: Equi-Photo)

Record 158/1 Shot Andrez Conquist Conquers Monmouth Park Foes

Trainer Melvin Ovando owns only three victories in his career. But his third career victory etched his name in the Monmouth Park record book when 158/1 long shot Andrez Conquist captured Saturday’s 13th race at the New Jersey track. Andrez Conquist’s surprisingly easy four-length victory in the maiden claimer produced […]