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Digest: Maryland-based jockey Kevin Gomez named Eclipse Award finalist

Digest: Maryland-based jockey Kevin Gomez named Eclipse Award finalist

Maryland-based rider Kevin Gomez was named Wednesday as one of three finalists for the Eclipse Award as the leading apprentice jockey of 2016.

Gomez, 22, joins Lane Luzzi and Luis Ocasio as finalists in a category that has been won by other Maryland-based jockeys such as Chris McCarron (1974), Kent Desormeaux (1987), Luzzi's father, Mike Luzzi (1989), Mark Johnston (1990), Ryan Fogelsonger (2002) and Victor Carrasco (2013).

Winners will be announced in all categories at the 46th annual Eclipse Awards dinner and ceremony,...

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