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Birthday party held for jockey


Last updated 11/8/2012 at Noon


The San Luis Rey Downs Golf Resort was the site of a 95th birthday party for Joseph Mosbacher, who was both a trainer and a workout clocker at the San Luis Rey Downs Training Center and was also a jockey and a jockey’s agent during his 75-year equestrian career.

“It was one of the best parties I’ve ever had. I didn’t realize I had so many friends,” Mosbacher said.

The man known as “Mossy” at San Luis Rey Downs was born in Buffalo, N.Y., on Oct. 27, 1917. He moved to San Diego when he was 9 years old. His family then moved to a ranch in Encanto, but at the age of 13 he ran aw...

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