Jockey Profile

As of 11.20.17

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

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


2017 Statistics
Starts: 812
Firsts: 117
Seconds: 136
Thirds: 119
Earnings: $7,694,943
Avg. Earnings Per Start: $9,477
*Includes North American and Dubai World Cup Day statistics (must have at least one start in North America)
Career Statistics:
Starts: 12,621
Firsts: 1,727
Seconds: 1,741
Thirds: 1,622
Earnings: $63,819,919
Avg. Earnings Per Start: $5,057
Earnings/Wins Rankings


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Ranked #18 of 1,521 Jockeys with $7.69 Million in Earnings in 2017

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Statistics By Year
Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings All Starts
2017 812 117 136 119 $7,694,943 View
2016 1,017 156 168 122 $7,792,223 View
2015 983 162 140 142 $5,933,771 View
2014 816 114 110 110 $4,315,917 View
2013 888 115 139 115 $5,403,632 View
2012 871 128 129 107 $8,034,048 View
2011 645 72 64 79 $2,364,116 View
2010 671 84 88 94 $2,808,281 View
2009 988 129 156 133 $4,400,956 View
2008 855 113 107 102 $2,775,556 View
2007 895 117 109 109 $2,609,232 View
2006 657 65 77 89 $2,239,867 View
2005 989 100 92 107 $2,877,261 View
2004 1,466 243 210 191 $4,401,867 View
2003 68 12 16 3 $168,249 View

Current Entries

Churchill Downs - 11/22/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Trainer
1 Maiden Claiming TB Ragtime Rebel Charles LoPresti
2 Claiming TB Alittlecomplicated Lon Wiggins
3 Claiming TB Black Bear Randy Morse
4 Claiming TB Twilight Appeal Ben Colebrook
5 Maiden Claiming TB Shakedown Steven Asmussen
7 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Spellker Wesley Ward
8 Claiming TB Stapleton Wayne Mogge
9 Allowance TB Quality Emperor George Arnold, II
10 Maiden Special Weight TB Laudemio Thomas Drury, Jr.
10 Maiden Special Weight TB Sandstorm Paul McGee

Churchill Downs - 11/23/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Trainer
6 Allowance TB True Boots Kenneth McPeek
7 Claiming TB Rock Shandy Jordan Blair
10 Falls City Handicap (Gr. 2) TB Weep No More George Arnold, II
11 River City Handicap (Gr. 3) TB Turf Titan Jose Fernandez
12 Claiming TB Mellwood Summer Bobby Barnett

Churchill Downs - 11/24/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Trainer
5 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Derby Champagne George Arnold, II
6 Maiden Claiming TB Spinning Serve Andrew McKeever
9 Mrs. Revere Stakes (Gr. 2) TB Fault Michelle Lovell
10 Dream Supreme Stakes TB Ivy Bell William Denzik, Jr.
11 Clark H. presented by Norton Healthcare (Gr. 1) TB Mo Tom Thomas Amoss
12 Allowance TB Convict Pike George Arnold, II

Current Results

Churchill Downs - 11/19/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
2 Maiden Claiming TB On the Come 4 William Denzik, Jr.
3 Allowance TB Awestruck 2 George Arnold, II
7 Maiden Special Weight TB America's Tale 1 Bernard Flint
10 Maiden Special Weight TB Old Guard 8 George Arnold, II

Churchill Downs - 11/18/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
3 Starter Allowance TB Noshackleshere 6 Ben Colebrook
6 Maiden Claiming TB Dr Spaulding 10 William Denzik, Jr.
7 Claiming TB Chasing the Buck 6 William Denzik, Jr.
8 Maiden Special Weight TB Absolute Love 2 Kenneth McPeek
9 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Mythical Tale 1 Patrick Dupuy
10 Cardinal Handicap TB Linda 4 Ian Wilkes
11 Maiden Claiming TB Real Discreet 8 Conor Murphy

Churchill Downs - 11/17/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
2 Claiming TB Belvin 4 Thomas Drury, Jr.
5 Maiden Claiming TB Bodega Bay 2 Ian Wilkes
6 Claiming TB Bajan Cash 7 Randy Klopp
8 Claiming TB Draxhall Woods 7 Michelle Lovell
10 Maiden Special Weight TB Zig Zillion 3 Ian Wilkes

Churchill Downs - 11/16/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
1 Claiming TB Lunaris 5 Michelle Lovell
2 Claiming TB Maximus Dan 3 Dallas Stewart
8 Maiden Special Weight TB Evening Tide 6 Ian Wilkes

Churchill Downs - 11/15/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
1 Claiming TB Ender 1 William Bradley
6 Claiming TB Galilea 1 Grant Forster
9 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Stonetacular 4 Neil Howard

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
Departing Gelding $762,130 Grade 3 Winner Illinois Derby
McCraken Colt $722,228 Grade 2 Winner Kentucky Jockey Club S.
Eagle Horse $646,686 Grade 3 Winner Ben Ali S.
Finley'sluckycharm Filly $498,968 Grade 2 Winner Thoroughbred Club of America S.
Lull Filly $492,640 N/A N/A
Tom's Ready Colt $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 Filly $353,960 Grade 2 Winner Mrs. Revere S.
Thatcher Street Gelding $344,698 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 Filly $234,680 N/A N/A
Walkabout Filly $233,680 Grade 3 Winner Matron S.
Island Town Gelding $233,479 Grade 3 Winner Smarty Jones S.



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