Summary: Panamanian jockey and one of the first Latin American riders to succeed in the U.S. who at the height of his career won the 1964 Belmont Stakes and was elected to the National Museum of Racing & Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, New York in 1977 with 2,367 wins out of 10,561 mounts, whose victory on Quadrangle in the 1974 Belmont Stakes (his sole Triple Crown triumph) foiled Northern Dancer's attempt to win the Triple Crown after having won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes.
Cause of Death: Pneumonia and sepsis
Born: February 1, 1938
Died: July 16, 2018
Location: Forest Hills, Queens, New York