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Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. wins 5 races at Saratoga

Breeders' Cup

LOUISVILLE, KY - NOVEMBER 02: Irad Ortiz, Jr., riding Newspaperofrecord, celebrates on his way to the winner’s circle after winning the Breeder’s Cup Jevenile Fillies Turf race at Churchill Downs on November 2, 2018 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Bobby Ellis/Getty Images)

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) Irad Ortiz Jr. rode five winners from seven mounts at Saratoga on Wednesday.

His victories came with Team Win in the first, Kid Is Frosty in the $150,000 Statue of Liberty, Girlintheyellowtaxi in the fifth, Mascha in the seventh and Theaterintheround in the sixth.

He moved into second in the jockeys’ standings behind his brother and leading rider Jose Ortiz.

The last jockey to win five races in one day at the upstate New York track was Jose Ortiz on Aug. 21, 2017.