Jockey Profile

As of 12.16.17

Jorge Velasquez

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

Career Honors

Hall of Fame - 1990


2017 Statistics
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*Includes North American and Dubai World Cup Day statistics (must have at least one start in North America)
Career Statistics:
Starts: 40,852
Firsts: 6,795
Seconds: 6,178
Thirds: 5,755
Earnings: $125,544,379
Avg. Earnings Per Start: $3,073
Statistics By Year
Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings All Starts
1997 269 16 34 20 $299,812 View
1996 494 46 55 62 $824,923 View
1995 529 50 59 60 $1,159,796 View
1994 421 69 68 69 $1,190,530 View
1993 544 46 53 71 $2,080,357 View
1992 921 126 131 124 $3,412,056 View
1991 928 110 137 137 $3,480,283 View
1990 1,460 216 221 174 $4,977,488 View
1989 1,122 191 143 145 $4,536,626 View
1988 968 103 126 135 $4,274,029 View
1987 770 79 88 98 $3,345,888 View
1986 951 132 159 131 $5,284,385 View
1985 1,465 258 259 201 $12,382,914 View
1984 1,561 270 222 190 $8,103,305 View
1983 1,504 247 222 215 $6,754,650 View
1982 1,560 285 237 223 $6,858,076 View
1981 1,159 177 190 162 $5,215,989 View
1980 1,369 224 201 201 $5,499,289 View
1979 1,394 230 226 214 $5,293,342 View
1978 1,603 304 230 227 $5,364,921 View
1977 1,317 216 216 213 $3,905,239 View
1976 1,577 302 259 236 $4,294,646 View
Prior 1976 16,966 3,098 2,642 2,447 $27,005,835 N/A

Top 20 Horses

Horse Sex Earnings Best Win (Race Class) Best Win (Race Name)
Proud Truth Horse $2,198,895 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Classic
Life's Magic Mare $1,180,021 Grade 1 Winner Beldame S.
Lady's Secret Mare $1,069,977 Grade 1 Winner Santa Margarita Invitational H.
Bowl Game Gelding $818,720 Grade 1 Winner Turf Classic
Dr. Carter Horse $786,513 Grade 1 Winner Gulfstream Park H.
Goodbye Halo Mare $746,007 Grade 1 Winner Hollywood Starlet S.
Alydar Horse $689,813 Grade 1 Winner Flamingo S.
Davona Dale Mare $641,612 Grade 1 Winner Fantasy S.
Pleasant Colony Horse $576,116 Grade 1 Winner Kentucky Derby
Itsallgreektome Gelding $559,600 Grade 3 Winner Keeneland Breeders' Cup S.
Open Call Horse $507,145 Grade 1 Winner Rothmans International S.
Twilight Ridge Mare $506,100 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies
Tank's Prospect Horse $500,320 N/A N/A
Mt. Livermore Horse $486,879 Grade 2 Winner Fall Highweight H.
Late Bloomer Mare $460,370 Grade 1 Winner Beldame S.
The Very One Mare $400,172 Grade 1 Winner Santa Barbara H.
Reinvested Horse $389,080 Grade 2 Winner Super Derby
Badger Land Horse $388,225 Grade 1 Winner Flamingo S.
Before Dawn Mare $379,935 Grade 1 Winner Matron S.
Marfa Horse $373,894 Grade 1 Winner Santa Anita Derby