G. R. Carter
G. R. (George Robert) Carter, JR (born February 6, 1968) is a professional American Quarter Horse jockey. On June 1, 2008, he became the all-time leading money earning jockey in American Quarter Horse racing history surpassing the previous record of $41,405,207 million in mount earnings. He has continued to add to the record since, topping the $60-million mark.
Carter has been named American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) World Champion Jockey ten times in his career including six years consecutively from 2003-2008. In the history of the award, no other jockey has won more than five titles.
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