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Birth Date: May 02, 1977
Birth Place: Sioux Falls, South Dakota
2011 SEASON: ranked 13th in Maryland with 34 victories at Pimlico and Laurel Park...won three stakes races in the state during the year: Aspenglow (What A Summer), Lemon Juice (Laurel Futurity) and Plum (Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship …finished 80th in North America in wins (139) and was 67th in earnings ($3.6 million).
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: third leading rider in the country in 2001 with 395 victories despite missing six weeks with a broken collarbone and two more weeks with riding suspensions…fourth on Maryland’s win list with 195 first place finishes…won 11 stakes races in Maryland that year, including the Grade II Barbara Fritchie Handicap when he guided 17-1 shot Prized Stamp to an upset victory for Dale Capuano…fourth leading rider in the nation in 2000 with 352 wins (138 at major Maryland tracks)… rode seven winners in one day twice in 2000: Charles Town (March 30) and Timonium (August 30)…amassed 26 winners in seven days at the 2000 Timonium meet…was the leading rider at the state fair meet four times during a five-year stretch from 1999-2003…broke his maiden on Bionic Zoom on August 28, 1994 at Assiniboia Downs in Winnipeg…rode his 3,000th career winner aboard Casey Doon at Laurel Park on November 28, 2007…teamed up with trainer Damon Dilodovico to win a pair of races on the 2008 Maryland Million card…rode Steady Warrior and Silver Heart to victories in the 2010 Maryland Million day for Gary Capuano…his 26% win percentage ranked fourth among North America riders in 2008.
PERSONAL: enjoys playing golf and cards…agent is Billy Kennedy.