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By Joe Naiman
Village News Correspondent 

Bellocq given Laffit Pincay Jr. Award

 

Last updated 8/23/2018 at 8:41am



San Luis Rey Training Center-based trainer Martine Bellocq, who was severely burned while trying to save her horses during the Lilac fire, was given this year's Laffit Pincay Jr. Award.

Bellocq was presented with the award Aug. 18 in the winners' circle at Del Mar on Pacific Classic Day, one of the biggest days of the summer meeting. The award is named for Hall of Famer Laffit Pincay Jr., who at one time held the North American record for most wins by a jockey, and Pincay presented the award to Bellocq.

"She did such a great thing," Pincay said. "She's a very courageous woman."

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