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Borel gets 5,000th win

Updated: March 8, 2013, 12:57 AM ET
By Jack Shinar | Bloodhorse

Jockey Calvin Borel claimed career win No. 5,000 March 7 at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark.

Borel, 46, picked up the milestone win aboard Hezunusal in the sixth race, a $15,000 maiden claiming event at six furlongs. Borel's 5,000th came aboard a 3-year-old Father Steve gelding trained by David Whited. Hezunusal pressed the pace into the turn and shook clear in the stretch to win by four lengths at odds of 9-2.

The Oaklawn racing season began in January with Borel at 4,999 wins, ...

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