Jerry D. Bailey

Best Racing Class Achieved

Multiple Graded Stakes Winning Jockey

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Career Statistics
Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
30,857 5,894 4,554 3,925 $296,188,735

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*Includes North American and Dubai World Cup Day statistics (must have at least one start in North America)


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Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings Earnings Per Start Win % ITM % All Starts
Career 30,857 5,894 4,554 3,925 $296,188,735 $9,599 19% 47% N/A
2008 1 0 1 0 $9,400 $9,400 0% 100% View
2006 33 5 6 2 $286,320 $8,676 15% 39% View
2005 654 169 104 90 $18,337,384 $28,039 26% 56% View
2004 641 148 114 98 $14,507,544 $22,633 23% 56% View
2003 776 206 149 97 $23,354,960 $30,097 27% 58% View
2002 833 214 139 118 $19,347,020 $23,226 26% 57% View
2001 910 227 193 137 $19,015,720 $20,896 25% 61% View
2000 907 246 145 133 $17,468,690 $19,260 27% 58% View
1999 982 244 167 134 $17,150,705 $17,465 25% 55% View
1998 1,038 263 186 122 $17,083,428 $16,458 25% 55% View
1997 1,143 272 186 178 $15,920,743 $13,929 24% 56% View
1996 1,185 297 189 165 $17,815,376 $15,034 25% 55% View
1995 1,267 287 194 144 $16,315,288 $12,877 23% 49% View
1994 1,219 255 189 166 $11,506,632 $9,439 21% 50% View
1993 1,105 209 163 148 $12,362,718 $11,188 19% 47% View
1992 1,102 229 169 128 $10,890,463 $9,882 21% 48% View
1991 1,109 204 180 129 $11,290,591 $10,181 18% 46% View
1990 1,210 224 182 167 $9,390,557 $7,761 19% 47% View
1989 1,195 194 167 166 $6,882,944 $5,760 16% 44% View
1988 1,066 159 135 112 $5,628,657 $5,280 15% 38% View
1987 847 108 115 104 $3,496,709 $4,128 13% 39% View
1986 987 124 128 136 $4,486,514 $4,546 13% 39% View
1985 858 119 123 81 $3,309,993 $3,858 14% 38% View
1984 865 132 104 74 $3,780,522 $4,371 15% 36% View
1983 1,103 158 122 133 $3,817,681 $3,461 14% 37% View
1982 1,083 139 130 131 $3,363,923 $3,106 13% 37% View
1981 921 132 112 110 $1,769,272 $1,921 14% 38% View
1980 846 133 123 110 $1,704,124 $2,014 16% 43% View
1979 1,025 161 129 127 $1,496,406 $1,460 16% 41% View
1978 948 163 119 111 $1,198,653 $1,264 17% 41% View
1977 933 159 120 93 $1,404,178 $1,505 17% 40% View
1976 1,367 210 180 176 $1,483,163 $1,085 15% 41% View
Prior 1976 698 104 91 105 $312,457 $448 15% 43% N/A

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

Career Honors

Eclipse Award Outstanding Jockey - 2003

Eclipse Award Outstanding Jockey - 2002

Eclipse Award Outstanding Jockey - 2001

Eclipse Award Outstanding Jockey - 2000

Eclipse Award Outstanding Jockey - 1997

Eclipse Award Outstanding Jockey - 1996

Hall of Fame - 1995

Eclipse Award Outstanding Jockey - 1995

Triple Crown Highlights

1st Belmont S. - 2003 - Empire Maker

1st Preakness S. - 2000 - Red Bullet

1st Kentucky Derby - 1996 - Grindstone

1st Kentucky Derby - 1993 - Sea Hero

1st Belmont S. - 1991 - Hansel

1st Preakness S. - 1991 - Hansel

2nd Kentucky Derby - 2003 - Empire Maker

2nd Kentucky Derby - 1995 - Tejano Run

2nd Belmont S. - 1992 - My Memoirs (GB)

3rd Preakness S. - 2004 - Eddington

3rd Preakness S. - 2001 - Congaree

3rd Belmont S. - 1994 - Strodes Creek

3rd Kentucky Derby - 1994 - Blumin Affair

3rd Preakness S. - 1982 - Cut Away

Breeders' Cup Highlights

1st Breeders' Cup Classic Powered by Dodge - 2005 - Saint Liam

1st NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile - 2003 - Six Perfections (FR)

1st NAPA Breeders' Cup Sprint - 2002 - Orientate

1st Penske Auto Center Breeders' Cup Sprint - 2001 - Squirtle Squirt

1st Breeders' Cup Juvenile - 2000 - Macho Uno

1st Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf - 2000 - Perfect Sting

1st Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies - 1999 - Cash Run

1st Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf - 1999 - Soaring Softly

1st Breeders' Cup Juvenile - 1998 - Answer Lively

1st Breeders' Cup Juvenile - 1996 - Boston Harbor

1st Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies - 1995 - My Flag

1st Breeders' Cup Classic - 1995 - Cigar

1st Breeders' Cup Classic - 1994 - Concern

1st Breeders' Cup Classic - 1993 - Arcangues

1st Breeders' Cup Classic - 1991 - Black Tie Affair (IRE)

2nd Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf - 2005 - Ouija Board (GB)

2nd Breeders' Cup Distaff Presented by NexTel - 2004 - Storm Flag Flying

2nd Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies - 2004 - Balletto (UAE)

2nd Breeders' Cup Sprint - 2004 - Kela

2nd Breeders' Cup Classic - 2003 - Medaglia d'Oro

2nd Breeders' Cup Classic - 2002 - Medaglia d'Oro

2nd Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf - 2002 - Banks Hill (GB)

2nd Breeders' Cup Distaff - 1998 - Banshee Breeze

2nd Breeders' Cup Mile - 1997 - Geri

2nd Breeders' Cup Juvenile - 1993 - Blumin Affair

2nd Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies - 1992 - Educated Risk

2nd Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies - 1990 - Private Treasure

3rd Alberto VO5 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies - 2005 - Original Spin

3rd Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile - 2005 - First Samurai

3rd Breeders' Cup Classic Powered by Dodge - 2004 - Pleasantly Perfect

3rd NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile - 2004 - Six Perfections (FR)

3rd Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies - 2003 - Victory U. S. A.

3rd Breeders' Cup Distaff - 2002 - Imperial Gesture

3rd Long John Silver's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies - 2002 - Santa Catarina

3rd Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile - 2001 - Siphonic

3rd Breeders' Cup Juvenile - 1999 - High Yield

3rd Breeders' Cup Distaff - 1997 - Escena

3rd Breeders' Cup Turf - 1997 - Flag Down

3rd Breeders' Cup Classic - 1996 - Cigar

3rd Breeders' Cup Juvenile - 1995 - Editor's Note

3rd Breeders' Cup Juvenile - 1994 - Tejano Run

Top 100 Rankings (Since 2000)

Ranked 3rd by Earnings - 2005

Ranked 58th by Wins - 2005

Ranked 5th by Earnings - 2004

Ranked 85th by Wins - 2004

Ranked 1st by Earnings - 2003

Ranked 27th by Wins - 2003

Ranked 1st by Earnings - 2002

Ranked 33rd by Wins - 2002

Ranked 1st by Earnings - 2001

Ranked 26th by Wins - 2001

Ranked 2nd by Earnings - 2000

Ranked 16th by Wins - 2000

Top 20 Horses

Horse Sex Earnings Best Win (Race Class) Best Win (Race Name)
Cigar Horse $7,479,800 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Classic
Medaglia d'Oro Horse $5,190,000 Grade 1 Winner Travers S.
Street Cry (IRE) Horse $4,266,615 Grade 1 Winner Dubai World Cup
Captain Steve Horse $4,079,076 Grade 1 Winner Emirates Airline Dubai World Cup
Skip Away Horse $3,380,260 Grade 1 Winner Hollywood Gold Cup
Sea Hero Horse $2,891,589 Grade 1 Winner Kentucky Derby
Saint Liam Horse $2,733,600 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Classic Powered by Dodge
Hansel Horse $2,511,993 Grade 1 Winner Belmont S.
Empire Maker Horse $1,985,800 Grade 1 Winner Belmont S.
Concern Horse $1,985,000 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Classic
Sightseek Mare $1,715,216 Grade 1 Winner Beldame S.
Boston Harbor Horse $1,714,285 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Juvenile
Proper Reality Horse $1,695,830 Grade 1 Winner Metropolitan H.
Arcangues Horse $1,578,750 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Classic
Black Tie Affair (IRE) Horse $1,560,000 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Classic
Banshee Breeze Mare $1,501,100 Grade 1 Winner Apple Blossom H.
My Flag Mare $1,476,779 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies
Congaree Horse $1,436,090 Grade 1 Winner Hollywood Gold Cup
Perfect Sting Mare $1,367,000 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf
You Mare $1,314,813 Grade 1 Winner Santa Anita Oaks



As of 05.23.18