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John B. LeBlanc

John LeBlanc
Occupation Jockey
Birthplace Rogersville, New Brunswick
Birth date November 23, 1939
Career wins 1,466
Major racing wins, honours & awards
Major racing wins

Grey Stakes (1964)
Colin Stakes (1965, 1970, 1972)
Cup and Saucer Stakes (1965, 1971)
Display Stakes (1965)
Highlander Stakes (1965)
Nassau Stakes (1965, 1975)
Eclipse Stakes (1969)
King Edward Handicap (1969, 1970)
Shady Well Stakes (1970)
My Dear Stakes (1972)
Princess Elizabeth Stakes (1972)
Toronto Cup (1972)
Victoria Stakes (1972)
Colin Stakes (1972)
Frizette Stakes (1972)
Selima Stakes (1972)
Matron Stakes (1972)
Spinaway Stakes (1972)
Schuylerville Stakes (1972)
La Troienne Stakes (1973)
Quebec Derby (1973)
Maple Leaf Stakes (1974, 1979)
Selene Stakes (1976)
Victoriana Stakes (1976)
Connaught Cup Stakes (1977)
Ontario Damsel Stakes (1979)
Wonder Where Stakes (1979)
Dominion Day Stakes (1980)

Canadian Classic Race wins:
Breeders' Stakes (1968, 1969)
Prince of Wales Stakes (1972, 1984)
Racing awards
Avelino Gomez Memorial Award (2006)
Significant horses
Angle Light, Fanfreluche, Glorious Song,
Kennedy Road, La Prevoyante, Presidial, Titled Hero

Jean B. LeBlanc (born November 23, 1939 in Rogersville, New Brunswick) is a retired Canadian Thoroughbred horse racing jockey. Although he raced primarily in Ontario where he became known mainly as John, the English language trasnslation for his name, he is best known for riding La Prevoyante through the 1972 racing season in the United States. The Canadian Hall of Fame and U.S. Hall of Fame filly went undefeated, winning all twelve of her starts under LeBlanc en route to the 1972 Eclipse Award as American Champion Two-Year-Old Filly and the Sovereign Award as the Canadian Horse of the Year.

In 2006, LeBlanc received the Avelino Gomez Memorial Award for his significant contribution to the sport of Thoroughbred horse racing.



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