Jockey Profile

As of 10.21.17

Kent J. Desormeaux

Add To
Virtual Stable

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

Career Honors

Hall of Fame - 2004

Eclipse Award Outstanding Jockey - 1992

Eclipse Award Outstanding Jockey - 1989

Eclipse Award Outstanding Apprentice Jockey - 1987


2017 Statistics
Starts: 441
Firsts: 90
Seconds: 73
Thirds: 49
Earnings: $5,298,843
Avg. Earnings Per Start: $12,016
*Includes North American and Dubai World Cup Day statistics (must have at least one start in North America)
Career Statistics:
Starts: 31,003
Firsts: 5,906
Seconds: 4,954
Thirds: 4,257
Earnings: $275,853,001
Avg. Earnings Per Start: $8,898
Earnings/Wins Rankings


Show Filters

Ranked #27 of 1,491 Jockeys with $5.30 Million in Earnings in 2017

See the List
Statistics By Year
Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings All Starts
2017 441 90 73 49 $5,298,843 View
2016 585 109 98 78 $9,208,631 View
2015 552 84 93 72 $7,214,356 View
2014 536 90 79 72 $7,404,694 View
2013 466 64 56 58 $2,132,582 View
2012 263 37 38 31 $2,829,842 View
2011 595 82 81 63 $4,332,498 View
2010 641 109 87 78 $8,686,029 View
2009 936 177 129 130 $13,262,760 View
2008 999 171 155 141 $15,645,147 View
2007 1,091 206 182 137 $11,922,428 View
2006 810 135 99 123 $8,520,558 View
2005 483 75 89 69 $4,646,416 View
2004 696 109 108 104 $8,729,543 View
2003 579 78 98 77 $6,035,056 View
2002 977 160 168 143 $11,676,407 View
2001 771 133 133 108 $6,987,401 View
2000 886 177 132 137 $13,471,186 View
1999 667 115 107 102 $9,077,145 View
1998 1,053 199 205 152 $14,613,667 View
1997 1,063 186 170 147 $10,562,163 View
1996 1,053 182 185 140 $9,028,381 View
1995 1,179 236 201 167 $10,842,731 View
1994 1,165 251 188 176 $11,294,841 View
1993 1,206 279 203 160 $12,542,405 View
1992 1,564 364 258 206 $14,196,390 View
1991 1,390 212 216 200 $7,555,370 View
1990 1,415 220 218 178 $7,134,325 View
1989 2,312 597 384 309 $9,062,563 View
1988 1,897 474 295 276 $6,276,241 View
1987 2,207 450 370 294 $5,122,633 View
1986 525 55 56 80 $539,769 View

Current Results

Santa Anita - 10/15/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
1 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Camino Del Paraiso 5 O. Jauregui
2 Maiden Claiming TB Tiki Bar Logic 1 Michael Machowsky
4 Starter Allowance TB Irish Goodbye 9 J. Desormeaux
5 Speakeasy Stakes TB Beautiful Shot 1 J. Desormeaux
6 Claiming TB Banze No Oeste (BRZ) 2 Peter Miller
8 Claiming TB Roman Tizzy 1 Vladimir Cerin

Santa Anita - 10/14/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
4 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Harbour Master (GB) 4 James Cassidy
6 California Distaff Handicap TB Moonless Sky 4 Eddie Truman
9 Maiden Special Weight TB Gee Street 4 Richard Baltas

Top 20 Horses

Horse Sex Earnings Best Win (Race Class) Best Win (Race Name)
Big Brown Horse $3,576,700 Grade 1 Winner Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands
Exaggerator Colt $3,460,000 Grade 1 Winner Preakness S.
Summer Bird Horse $2,200,000 Grade 1 Winner Shadwell Travers S.
Real Quiet Horse $2,198,800 Grade 1 Winner Kentucky Derby
Fusaichi Pegasus Horse $1,987,800 Grade 1 Winner Kentucky Derby
Kotashaan (FR) Horse $1,976,600 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Turf
Premium Tap Horse $1,863,316 Grade 1 Winner Clark H.
Best Pal Gelding $1,839,950 Grade 1 Winner Santa Anita H.
Unrivaled Belle Mare $1,791,436 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic
Texas Red Horse $1,760,500 Grade 1 Winner Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile
Golden Missile Horse $1,609,700 Grade 1 Winner Pimlico Special H.
Paddy O'Prado Horse $1,606,800 Grade 1 Winner Secretariat S.
Soul of the Matter Horse $1,351,618 Grade 1 Winner Super Derby
Touch of the Blues (FR) Horse $1,326,885 Grade 1 Winner Atto Mile S.
Imperative Gelding $1,297,495 Grade 2 Winner Charles Town Classic S.
Excellent Meeting Mare $1,235,000 Grade 1 Winner Hollywood Starlet S.
Free House Horse $1,234,361 Grade 1 Winner Santa Anita Derby
Ticker Tape (GB) Mare $1,231,265 Grade 1 Winner American Oaks Invitational
Astra Mare $1,190,170 Grade 1 Winner Gamely Breeders' Cup H.
Milwaukee Brew Horse $1,110,000 Grade 1 Winner Santa Anita H.



Marketplace