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Willie Shoemaker - Awards And Accomplishments

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Awards and Accomplishments

Shoemaker retired in 1990 with 8,833 wins and earnings totaling over $10 million.
1951 Given George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award
1955, 1959 1965, 1986 Wins Kentucky Derby
1957, 1959, 1962, 1967, 1975 Wins Belmont Stakes
1958 Inducted in the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame
1963, 1967 Wins Preakness Stakes
1970 Tops record for most career wins
1981 Awarded Eclipse Outstanding Jockey Award and Award of Merit
1990 Given Mike Venezia Award

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