Marquez, who turned 18 in late January, finished his first full professional season as Maryland’s leading apprentice rider of 2020 with 58 wins. Entering Laurel Park’s calendar year-ending fall meet that begins Sept. 9, Marquez has won more races than any rider in Maryland with 76.
Won four races on Maryland Million Day, including the Classic aboard Monday Morning Qb. Had his first Preakness (G1) mount aboard Excession. Ranked third in wins in 2020 with 93. Married trainer Brittany Trimble in 2018. Born in Louisiana and raised in England, dad was a jockey who rode in England, South Africa and Germany.
Ranked second in wins in 2020 with 95. Was third aboard Jesus’ Team in the Preakness (G1) and won the Allaire du Pont (G3) with Eres Tu.