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Birth Date: May 14, 1985
Birth Place: Martinsburg, West Virginia
2011 SEASON: tied for 15th in the local standings with 32 wins…rode five turf winners during the Laurel Park fall meeting with an average win price of $21.60.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: had the signature win of his career with a victory aboard Sumacha’hot in the 2009 Jim McKay Maryland Million Classic and also won Deputed Testamony Stakes on the Preakness undercard aboard the Butch Cave trainee…finished seventh in the 2009 Maryland standings with 50 winners…scored his first career victory at Laurel Park aboard Festy Eskimo on April 6, 2006…spent 2006-2007 riding in the Mid-Atlantic while battling injuries…rode at Arlington Park and Hawthorne in 2008 until early 2009…portrayed Paul Feliciano in the 2010 movie “Secretariat”…Feliciano rode the 1973 Triple Crown winner in his first two career starts while as an apprentice, before the connections turned to the more experienced Ron Turcotte.
PERSONAL: grandfather is former jockey Jesse Davidson, who won 3,035 races and was the leading rider in the country in 1965…father, Gordon, was a rider on the Ohio circuit…older brother Brandon rides at Charles Town and won a career-best five races at Laurel Park on March 15, 2004 as an apprentice…baseball player at nearby Atholton High School…agent is Paul Plymire.