‘I’ve Exceeded My Expectations’: Apprentice Pyfer Finds Herself In The Running For Los Al Title

Apprentice jockey Jessica Pyfer has unexpectedly found herself in the running for the jockey title at the three-week meet currently taking place at Los Alamitos, according to the Daily Racing Form. She celebrated her first multi-win day with three victories last Saturday and is currently tied for second in the standings with seven wins, only one win behind leader Juan Hernandez. The meet ends on Sunday.

Pyfer is the stepdaughter of trainer Phil D’Amato and started her riding career in September of 2020. She had her first win on Oct. 9 at Santa Anita and she ended up having a total of four wins during the track’s autumn meet. So far, she has won 15 races from 81 mounts.

“I’ve exceeded my expectations,” Pyfer told the Daily Racing Form‘s Steve Anderson. “I never thought I’d have three wins in a day, not even less than three months into my career. Yesterday, I starting crying after it happened.”

Read more at drf.com.

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