Daniel Centeno

Birth Date: December 18, 1971
Birth Place: Caracas, Venequela

2017 840 172 153 109 $3,817,987
CAREER 14,302 2,590 2,281 2,013 $50,559,751
2017 SEASON: Ended with 28 wins in Maryland … won the Edward Evans, Hansel and Bert Allen aboard Arnaud Delacour-trained Special Envoy … Other stakes wins came with Divining Rod in the Polynesian, No Dozing in the Concern and Exaggerated in the Oakley, all from the Delacour barn, and Snowday in the Laurel Dash … ranked among Delaware Park’s leading riders with 35 wins and $728,425 in purses.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Won 13 races in Maryland in 2016, ranking eighth with $289,889 in purse earnings to go along with seven wins during Laurel’s summer meet…Ranked fifth in wins (45) and sixth in purses ($1,020,368) at Delaware Park…topped $4 million in season earnings for the second straight year and sixth time overall … Finished with 25 wins on the Maryland circuit in 2015, including 19 from 89 mounts at Laurel Park’s fall meet…ranked seventh at Laurel fall with $791,965 in purse earnings and ninth in victories…was eighth in both wins (30) and purses ($698,761) at Delaware Park…finished seventh with 39 wins and eighth with $1.15 million in earnings at Monmouth Park summer meet…finished 13th in the local standings with 29 victories in 2014, including 23 during the Laurel fall meet…rode Printasticat to victory in the Maryland Million Distaff Starter…finished second in the standings at Delaware Park and Tampa Bay Downs…captured G2 Tampa Bay Derby with Ring Weekend…rode 2,000th winner aboard Forest Rim at Parx….began riding in his native country in 1990 then moved to the Unites States in 2003 at Calder Race Course…relocated to Tampa Bay Downs in 2004 and is a five-time riding champion…rode Musket Man to victory in the 2009 Tampa Bay Derby (G3), his first graded score.
PERSONAL: father was a jockey in Venezuela…agent is Kevin Witte.