Jockey Profile

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

Best Racing Class Achieved

Multiple Graded Stakes Winning Jockey

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2018 Statistics*
Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
336 48 43 43 $2,314,024
Career Statistics
Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
13,055 1,791 1,794 1,676 $66,741,228

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*Includes North American and Dubai World Cup Day statistics (must have at least one start in North America)


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Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings Earnings Per Start Win % ITM % All Starts
Career 13,055 1,791 1,794 1,676 $66,741,228 $5,112 14% 40% N/A
2018 336 48 43 43 $2,314,024 $6,887 14% 40% View
2017 912 133 147 131 $8,317,228 $9,120 15% 45% View
2016 1,017 156 168 122 $7,792,223 $7,662 15% 44% View
2015 983 162 140 142 $5,933,771 $6,036 16% 45% View
2014 816 114 110 110 $4,315,917 $5,289 14% 41% View
2013 888 115 139 115 $5,403,632 $6,085 13% 42% View
2012 871 128 129 107 $8,034,048 $9,224 15% 42% View
2011 645 72 64 79 $2,364,116 $3,665 11% 33% View
2010 671 84 88 94 $2,808,281 $4,185 13% 40% View
2009 988 129 156 133 $4,400,956 $4,454 13% 42% View
2008 855 113 107 102 $2,775,556 $3,246 13% 38% View
2007 895 117 109 109 $2,609,232 $2,915 13% 37% View
2006 657 65 77 89 $2,239,867 $3,409 10% 35% View
2005 989 100 92 107 $2,877,261 $2,909 10% 30% View
2004 1,466 243 210 191 $4,401,867 $3,003 17% 44% View
2003 68 12 16 3 $168,249 $2,474 18% 46% View

Racing achievements and Top 100 Rankings include North American (U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico) Thoroughbred races only.

Career Honors

Eclipse Award Outstanding Apprentice Jockey - 2004

Breeders' Cup Highlights

1st Breeders' Cup Classic - 2012 - Fort Larned

Top 100 Rankings (Since 2000)

Ranked 18th by Earnings - 2017

Ranked 64th by Wins - 2017

Ranked 24th by Earnings - 2016

Ranked 46th by Wins - 2016

Ranked 31st by Earnings - 2015

Ranked 42nd by Wins - 2015

Ranked 97th by Wins - 2014

Ranked 51st by Earnings - 2014

Ranked 36th by Earnings - 2013

Ranked 98th by Wins - 2013

Ranked 20th by Earnings - 2012

Ranked 89th by Wins - 2012

Ranked 90th by Earnings - 2010

Ranked 97th by Wins - 2009

Ranked 51st by Earnings - 2009

Ranked 94th by Earnings - 2005

Ranked 45th by Earnings - 2004

Ranked 13th by Wins - 2004

Current Entries

Churchill Downs - 5/20/2018

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Trainer
2 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Guest Suite Neil Howard
3 Claiming TB Brockton George Kenneth McPeek
4 Claiming TB Hubbadahubbadaboom Eddie Kenneally
6 Maiden Claiming TB The Narrowing Way Charles LoPresti
7 Claiming TB Archie William Mott
8 Allowance TB Violent Storm Brendan Walsh
9 Claiming TB Stapleton Troy Wismer
10 Maiden Special Weight TB Smart Shot George Arnold, II

Churchill Downs - 5/24/2018

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Trainer
1 Maiden Special Weight TB Pure Speculation W. Calhoun
3 Claiming TB Soft Cheese Kenneth McPeek
4 Maiden Special Weight TB True to Dixie Helen Pitts
5 Claiming TB Splash for Gold Troy Wismer
6 Allowance TB Dapper Sam Angel Montano, Sr.
6 Allowance TB Convict Pike George Arnold, II
7 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Put Da Blame On Me Michael Tomlinson
8 Maiden Claiming TB Makeamericagreat Charles LoPresti
8 Maiden Claiming TB Blue Lute Troy Wismer

Churchill Downs - 5/25/2018

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Trainer
2 Claiming TB Montu Joseph Deegan
3 Maiden Claiming TB Menacing Ian Wilkes
4 Maiden Special Weight TB Already Gone Thomas Drury, Jr.
5 Maiden Claiming TB Evening Tide Ian Wilkes
7 Claiming TB Transatlantic Kiss Gregory Foley
8 Allowance TB Runninwiththewind Conor Murphy
9 Maiden Special Weight TB Honey Rose W. Calhoun

Current Results

Churchill Downs - 5/20/2018

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
2 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Guest Suite 2 Neil Howard  
3 Claiming TB Brockton George 3 Kenneth McPeek  

Churchill Downs - 5/19/2018

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
2 Claiming TB Hardly a Secret 5 Grant Forster
3 Claiming TB Distorted Ransom 1 Matt Kordenbrock
4 Claiming TB Brerry 6 Ron Moquett
5 Maiden Special Weight TB Strike the Flag 5 Neil Howard
6 Claiming TB Dial Me 2 Thomas Drury, Jr.
7 Claiming TB Wholehearted 7 Kenneth McPeek
8 Allowance TB Hayworth 3 Mark Casse
9 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Senior Investment 2 Kenneth McPeek
10 Louisville Handicap (Gr. 3) TB Harlan Strong (ARG) 2 Kenneth McPeek
11 Maiden Claiming TB Time for War 1 Brendan Walsh

Churchill Downs - 5/18/2018

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
1 Claiming TB Racey Reecey 2 Bernard Flint
2 Claiming TB Star's Bella Vita 2 Neil Howard
5 Maiden Special Weight TB Blame the Frog 2 Ben Colebrook
6 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Chiltern Street 1 Wesley Ward
7 Maiden Claiming TB Quality Rolls 1 Kenneth McPeek
8 Allowance TB Gostisbehere 6 Charles LoPresti
9 Maiden Claiming TB Allthewrongreasons 5 Kenneth McPeek

Churchill Downs - 5/17/2018

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
1 Claiming TB C Islandsurprise 5 Merrill Scherer
2 Claiming TB Terrible Day (ARG) 2 Kenneth McPeek
3 Maiden Special Weight TB Grit and Glory 5 Horacio DePaz
5 Maiden Claiming TB Absolute Love 3 Kenneth McPeek
6 Maiden Claiming TB Jacktastic 2 Ian Wilkes
7 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Bowie 2 W. Calhoun
8 Claiming TB Midnight Shine 3 Thomas Vance

Churchill Downs - 5/13/2018

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
2 Maiden Special Weight TB Thesweetesttaboo 3 Neil Howard
4 Claiming TB Soft Cheese 1 Kenneth McPeek
5 Claiming TB Ashy Taty 4 Bernard Flint
6 Maiden Claiming TB Lou's Chardonnay 1 Kenneth McPeek
8 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Derby Champagne 5 George Arnold, II
9 Allowance TB Skeptic 1 George Arnold, II
10 Claiming TB Calm Pacific 3 Grant Hofmans

Top 20 Horses

Horse Sex Earnings Best Win (Race Class) Best Win (Race Name)
Fort Larned Horse $4,250,086 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Classic
Girvin Colt $874,400 Grade 2 Winner Twinspires.com Louisiana Derby
McCraken Colt $773,828 Grade 2 Winner Kentucky Jockey Club S.
Departing Gelding $762,130 Grade 3 Winner Illinois Derby
Finley'sluckycharm Mare $708,668 Grade 1 Winner Madison S.
Eagle Horse $646,686 Grade 3 Winner Ben Ali S.
Lull Filly $492,640 N/A N/A
Tom's Ready Horse $462,250 Grade 3 Winner Ack Ack S.
Romantic Vision Mare $455,260 Grade 1 Winner Juddmonte Spinster S.
Cielo Gold Horse $399,621 Grade 2 Winner Indiana Derby
Neck 'n Neck Horse $372,746 Grade 2 Winner Indiana Derby
Ahh Chocolate Mare $368,297 Grade 2 Winner Falls City H.
Linda Mare $353,960 Grade 2 Winner Mrs. Revere S.
Thatcher Street Gelding $351,948 Grade 3 Winner River City H.
Oscar Nominated Ridgling $282,000 Grade 3 Winner Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral S.
Cash Refund Gelding $271,599 N/A N/A
Swingit Mare $239,053 N/A N/A
Dream Dance Mare $234,680 N/A N/A
Walkabout Mare $233,680 Grade 3 Winner Matron S.
Island Town Gelding $233,479 Grade 3 Winner Smarty Jones S.



As of 05.20.18