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Birth Date: September 02, 1984
Birth Place: Carolina, Puerto Rico
2011 SEASON:tied for 21st in the local standings with 25 wins…captured the Squan Song Stakes aboard Art of the Hunt…a top ten rider in the colony since arriving in 2003, has won 750 races at Laurel and Pimlico during his career at the end of 2011.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: topped the Maryland colony in 2007 with 140 victories, including riding titles during the Pimlico spring and Laurel summer stands, and 2009 when he won 84 races at the major Maryland tracks…won a career-best five races at Laurel on October 8 that year, captured two races on MD Million Day for trainer Eddie Gaudet and earned a career-best $4.3 million…ranked fourth in the 2006 Maryland colony and earned first career riding title during Colonial Downs meet …finished second in Maryland a year earlier as well when he set a career-high in wins (201---tied for 32nd in country)…ranked ninth in the local standings in 2004…tied for 53rd in North America with 179 victories in 2003, second among apprentice riders…rode the late daily double at Pimlico on September 25, 2003 that paid $844.60, scoring on 36-1 shot Gazillion and 39-1 shot Dixie Feline…first domestic winner was Press Your Luck at Charles Town on March 8, 2003…first career win was at El Commandante racetrack in his native Puerto Rico on Christmas Day 2002…joined the 1,000 winners club on Oct. 9, 2009 with See the U S A.
PERSONAL: graduated at the top of his class at the famed jockey school of Eddie Belmonte, who rode Personality to victory in the 1970 Preakness…younger brother Geovany joined the MD jockey colony in 2007.