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What Panamanian Athlete Earned $10 Million in 2005?

Sports Section Alex Solis : A native of Panama City, Solis reached national prominence in 1986 as the regular rider of multiple grade one stakes winner Snow Chief. He won his first California riding title in '92 and rode Dare and Go to an upset win over Cigar in the '96 Pacific Classic. He won eight Grade I races in '97 in addition to the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award. He won his first Breeders' Cup race in 2000 aboard Kona Gold and has ridden the following major stakes winners: Megahertz, Sweet Return, Singletary, Pleasantly Perfect, Kona Gold, and Johar. Based in southern California, Solis has won 20 meet riding titles overall, including six consecutive at his home bases during 1996-97. His 2005 stats showed him earning $9,647,743 from 729 mounts, good for 14th place nationally. He finished second in the Kentucky Derby three out of four years with Captain Bodgit in 1997, Victory Gallop in 1998 and Aptitude in 2000.
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