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Gustavo Avila

Gustavo Avila
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Occupation Jockey
Birthplace Caracas, Venezuela
Birth date June 14, 1938
Career wins Not found
Major racing wins, honours & awards
Major racing wins

Stymie Handicap (1972)

American Classics wins:
Kentucky Derby (1971)
Preakness Stakes (1971)
Significant horses
Canonero II

Gustavo Avila (born June 14, 1938 in Caracas, Venezuela) is a retired jockey in Thoroughbred horse racing. He is best known as the jockey who rode Canonero II to victory in the 1971 American Classic Races, the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes.



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