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Gary Stevens Oxbow will be the Hall of Famer's 19th Derby mount, second in the field only to Mike Smith, whose 20th will be on Palace Malice. Stevens retired in November 2005 and then returned last January at age 49; during his hiatus he portrayed bitter, aging jockey Ronnie Jenkins in the short-lived HBO series Luck. The oldest Derby-winning rider was 54-year-old Bill Shoemaker, on Ferdinand in 1986.
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