Jockey Profile

As of 09.25.17

Jose L. Ortiz

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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: 1,125
Firsts: 216
Seconds: 211
Thirds: 166
Earnings: $21,035,959
Avg. Earnings Per Start: $18,699
*Includes North American and Dubai World Cup Day statistics (must have at least one start in North America)
Career Statistics:
Starts: 7,427
Firsts: 1,367
Seconds: 1,244
Thirds: 992
Earnings: $93,490,581
Avg. Earnings Per Start: $12,588
Earnings/Wins Rankings


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Ranked #1 of 1,470 Jockeys with $21.04 Million in Earnings in 2017

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Statistics By Year
Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings All Starts
2017 1,125 216 211 166 $21,035,959 View
2016 1,563 351 240 226 $22,925,132 View
2015 1,361 244 255 178 $17,324,023 View
2014 1,283 234 212 183 $16,547,617 View
2013 1,398 224 230 159 $12,637,092 View
2012 697 98 96 80 $3,020,758 View

Current Entries

Belmont Park - 9/27/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Trainer
2 Maiden Claiming TB I Miss My Father Gary Gullo
7 Claiming TB River Date Michael Maker

Belmont Park - 9/28/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Trainer
1 Starter Allowance TB Tarquinia Michael Maker
2 Maiden Special Weight TB Factorial William Mott
8 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Tejana Claude McGaughey III

Belmont Park - 9/29/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Trainer
6 Allowance TB Speightful Kitten Linda Rice
9 Maiden Special Weight TB Gypsy Jo Richard Violette, Jr.

Current Results

Belmont Park - 9/20/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
1 Maiden Claiming TB Mydadfloyd 5 Bruce Alexander
2 Claiming TB Mister Hayes 1 Michelle Nevin
3 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Red Rifle 2 Todd Pletcher
4 Maiden Claiming TB Desert Affair 3 Gary Contessa
5 Maiden Special Weight TB Accolade 6 Christophe Clement
6 Claiming TB Altar Boy 1 Michael Maker
7 Allowance TB Grumpelstiltskin 3 Jeremiah Englehart
8 Joseph A. Gimma Stakes TB Girl's Dance Party 7 Jeremiah Englehart
9 Maiden Claiming TB Submit 12 Christophe Clement

Presque Isle Downs - 9/18/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
1 Maiden Claiming TB Thersasnakenmyboot 5 Kevin Rice
2 Maiden Claiming TB Roman Around 5 Wayne Rice
3 Claiming TB Wild Idea 1 Kevin Rice
4 Allowance TB Shekky Shebaz 2 Adam Rice

Top 20 Horses

Horse Sex Earnings Best Win (Race Class) Best Win (Race Name)
Shaman Ghost Horse $1,750,000 N/A N/A
Oscar Performance Ridgling $1,737,300 Grade 1 Winner Belmont Derby Invitational S.
La Verdad Mare $1,500,200 Grade 2 Winner Gallant Bloom H.
Tapwrit Colt $1,165,000 Grade 1 Winner Belmont S. presented by NYRABets
Paulassilverlining Mare $1,086,230 Grade 1 Winner Humana Distaff S.
Samraat Horse $981,200 Grade 3 Winner Gotham S.
Upstart Ridgling $971,480 Grade 2 Winner Lambholm South Holy Bull S.
Belle Gallantey Mare $783,000 Grade 1 Winner Delaware H.
By the Moon Mare $735,440 Grade 1 Winner Frizette S.
On Leave Filly $628,300 Grade 2 Winner Sands Point S.
Moreno Gelding $625,000 Grade 2 Winner Dwyer S.
Keen Ice Horse $620,000 Grade 2 Winner Suburban S.
Suffused (GB) Mare $613,140 Grade 3 Winner Glens Falls S.
Ascend Gelding $575,700 Grade 1 Winner Woodford Reserve Manhattan S.
Ironicus Horse $575,000 Grade 3 Winner Fort Marcy S.
Limousine Liberal Gelding $567,100 Grade 2 Winner Churchill Downs S. Presented by Twinspires.com
Carrumba Mare $547,600 Grade 3 Winner Top Flight Invitational H.
Princess Violet Mare $535,400 N/A N/A
King Kreesa Gelding $485,500 Grade 3 Winner Poker S.
Bigger Picture Gelding $482,200 Grade 3 Winner John B. Connally Turf Cup S.



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