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KIDD BREEDEN WAITING AT HOME, HOPING TO RETURN TO ACTION April 20th, 2020 By Dick Jerardi Kyle Frey’s last ride was on March 10 at Parx. Angel Arroyo’s last ride was four days later at Laurel Park. Those are the two riders that jockey agent John “Kidd’’ Breeden represents at Parx. “Kidd’’ is now at home in Newark, Delaware “doing stuff at the house that’s been pushed to the side for the last 15 or 20 years, some painting inside, yard work, stuff like that.’’ When a jockey wins a race, he gets 10 percent of the owner’s 60 percent of the total purse. An agent typically gets

Hall of Fame jockey Javier Castellano spoke about contracting COVID-19 for the first time on Monday, calling in for a conversation with Barry Abrams' In The Gate podcast. Agent John Panagot posted the news of Castellano's positive test to Twitter on Thursday, March 26, indicating that the rider was “asymptomatic and feels fine and healthy.” Castellano hadn't ridden since Sunday, March 15 at Gulfstream, after which he flew home to New York to spend a few days with his wife and kids. The following week, following the news of Gulfstream's temporary cancellation on Friday, March 20, Castellano decided to just stay in New York. “I decide not to