Racehorse Jockey Reylu Gutierrez Explains Using Sports Exercise Science to Compete in Horse Racing

10.27.2021

Racehorse Jockey Reylu Gutierrez talks to horse racing reporter Ren Carothers about his career, the science of sports exercise in horse racing, and his chances at Breeders' Cup 2021.

Gutierrez, a native of Rochester, N.Y., earned his first horse racing career victory at Finger Lakes in 2017. Earlier that year, Reylu graduated from SUNY Cortland with a degree in exercise science. In 2018, his first full year as a racehorse rider, he was named an Eclipse Award finalist for outstanding apprentice.

In this conversation, Gutierrez talks about leveraging his degree in sports exercise science to get a leg up on the horse racing competition. Also, listen as he discusses his upcoming horse races in the Breeders' Cup Future Stars Friday, including the Juvenile Fillies. 

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