The start of the Fall Turf Festival at Gulfstream Park West on Wednesday October 4, 2017 will see the first increase in jockey mount fees at Gulfstream since January 2009. After nearly a year of discussions with the Jockeys’ Guild, the FHBPA approved a $25 increase to non-percentage losing mount fees. All percentage fees remain the same. The Jockeys’ Guild has also set up a pension plan for riders at GP and GPW which will allow jockeys to designate a portion of their fees to go to their own individual 401(k) accounts.
The following is the new schedule: