Jockey Profile

As of 09.26.17

Gerard Melancon

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

Best Racing Class Achieved

Multiple Graded Stakes Winning Jockey


2017 Statistics
Starts: 366
Firsts: 57
Seconds: 57
Thirds: 69
Earnings: $1,498,008
Avg. Earnings Per Start: $4,093
*Includes North American and Dubai World Cup Day statistics (must have at least one start in North America)
Career Statistics:
Starts: 29,875
Firsts: 4,618
Seconds: 4,231
Thirds: 3,921
Earnings: $79,071,808
Avg. Earnings Per Start: $2,647
Earnings/Wins Rankings


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Ranked #148 of 1,470 Jockeys with $1.50 Million in Earnings in 2017

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Statistics By Year
Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings All Starts
2017 366 57 57 69 $1,498,008 View
2016 584 118 95 72 $2,533,205 View
2015 653 140 97 90 $3,544,860 View
2014 673 144 102 106 $3,416,463 View
2013 883 180 136 120 $4,784,012 View
2012 708 141 91 84 $2,785,884 View
2011 900 170 147 117 $4,481,171 View
2010 822 145 119 122 $3,264,761 View
2009 1,001 186 176 147 $4,046,406 View
2008 985 209 167 145 $4,499,711 View
2007 942 168 125 128 $3,858,644 View
2006 818 94 110 95 $2,520,952 View
2005 1,191 156 174 161 $3,748,756 View
2004 1,267 205 182 187 $4,711,881 View
2003 1,409 247 205 183 $4,927,346 View
2002 1,170 249 177 146 $5,047,836 View
2001 1,043 151 137 136 $3,050,652 View
2000 1,077 153 153 136 $1,901,284 View
1999 655 84 75 71 $1,311,169 View
1998 1,030 156 173 146 $2,317,464 View
1997 1,094 171 152 142 $1,803,176 View
1996 1,224 198 197 172 $1,716,856 View
1995 1,045 139 144 125 $1,099,641 View
1994 616 83 78 70 $486,015 View
1993 877 86 98 110 $921,434 View
1992 947 95 111 115 $954,850 View
1991 648 54 88 69 $485,921 View
1990 816 73 114 110 $436,880 View
1989 693 104 99 89 $277,715 View
1988 325 26 24 42 $61,785 View
1987 530 58 60 66 $147,031 View
1986 630 85 82 63 $503,003 View
1985 1,108 148 140 152 $1,272,600 View
1984 1,145 145 146 135 $654,436 View

Current Entries

Louisiana Downs - 9/26/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Trainer
6 Claiming TB Alarming Pleasure Kriston Von Wise

Louisiana Downs - 9/27/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Trainer
7 Allowance TB Spartanburg Jeff Delhomme

Current Results

Louisiana Downs - 9/23/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
1 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Fort Pulaski 3 Danny Pish
3 Claiming TB Avery Lynn 7 Shane Wilson
5 Elge Rasberry Stakes TB Our Sweet Sydni 3 Brett Brinkman
7 A. L. (Red) Erwin Stakes TB Impressive Student 6 Joe Duhon

Louisiana Downs - 9/20/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
5 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Dancin in the Rain 3 Oscar Modica

Louisiana Downs - 9/19/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
4 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Spartanburg 2 Jeff Delhomme
6 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Glide Baby Glide 2 Eduardo Ramirez

Top 20 Horses

Horse Sex Earnings Best Win (Race Class) Best Win (Race Name)
Bonapaw Gelding $949,160 Grade 1 Winner Vosburgh S.
Rise Up Horse $793,300 Grade 3 Winner Delta Downs Jackpot S.
Sabercat Horse $613,750 Grade 3 Winner Delta Downs Jackpot S.
Zarb's Dahar Gelding $415,550 N/A N/A
Skate Away Gelding $386,200 N/A N/A
Fantasticat Horse $312,000 Grade 2 Winner Super Derby
Snug Gelding $307,220 N/A N/A
Eagle Lake Mare $302,679 Grade 3 Winner WinStar Distaff H.
Liberty Bull Gelding $300,000 N/A N/A
Four Leaf Chief Gelding $273,950 N/A N/A
Populist Politics Horse $270,000 N/A N/A
John Charles Gelding $269,738 N/A N/A
Badtotheboneandrew Horse $267,621 N/A N/A
Guadalupe High Mare $261,600 N/A N/A
Leslie's Love Mare $256,255 N/A N/A
Frosty Pledge Gelding $254,566 N/A N/A
Fort Hood Horse $251,596 N/A N/A
Break Up Horse $241,506 N/A N/A
Placid Star Mare $238,600 N/A N/A
Prince Slew Gelding $238,400 N/A N/A



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