Jockey Profile

Pat Day

Best Racing Class Achieved

Multiple Graded Stakes Winning Jockey

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Career Statistics
Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
40,305 8,803 6,861 5,688 $297,934,732

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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 40,305 8,803 6,861 5,688 $297,934,732 $7,392 22% 53% N/A
2008 1 0 0 0 $2,820 $2,820 0% 0% View
2005 147 26 27 21 $1,747,323 $11,887 18% 50% View
2004 804 172 135 106 $10,902,115 $13,560 21% 51% View
2003 985 215 175 110 $13,378,292 $13,582 22% 51% View
2002 1,155 258 193 138 $15,904,396 $13,770 22% 51% View
2001 1,197 249 208 187 $14,497,859 $12,112 21% 54% View
2000 1,219 267 207 185 $17,481,863 $14,341 22% 54% View
1999 1,265 254 209 209 $18,094,045 $14,304 20% 53% View
1998 1,237 276 199 211 $17,380,569 $14,051 22% 55% View
1997 1,217 266 207 171 $14,061,734 $11,554 22% 53% View
1996 1,339 272 236 208 $13,486,096 $10,072 20% 53% View
1995 1,146 239 233 166 $11,793,356 $10,291 21% 56% View
1994 1,147 316 194 168 $14,738,734 $12,850 28% 59% View
1993 1,050 261 211 151 $8,868,422 $8,446 25% 59% View
1992 1,204 292 224 159 $12,399,289 $10,298 24% 56% View
1991 1,406 432 257 212 $14,395,522 $10,239 31% 64% View
1990 1,421 364 265 222 $10,424,881 $7,336 26% 60% View
1989 1,349 383 255 198 $13,313,946 $9,869 28% 62% View
1988 1,456 322 249 206 $11,672,462 $8,017 22% 53% View
1987 1,420 391 261 226 $12,276,149 $8,645 28% 62% View
1986 1,417 429 246 202 $10,329,747 $7,290 30% 62% View
1985 1,417 323 252 193 $7,017,986 $4,953 23% 54% View
1984 1,694 399 296 259 $7,919,953 $4,675 24% 56% View
1983 1,725 453 321 251 $6,588,340 $3,819 26% 59% View
1982 1,869 399 326 254 $4,743,733 $2,538 21% 52% View
1981 1,377 238 195 174 $3,363,354 $2,443 17% 44% View
1980 1,370 217 218 189 $2,875,510 $2,099 16% 46% View
1979 1,141 181 173 164 $1,615,882 $1,416 16% 45% View
1978 1,198 237 180 160 $1,692,410 $1,413 20% 48% View
1977 927 89 113 111 $1,349,265 $1,456 10% 34% View
1976 1,116 137 145 140 $1,934,873 $1,734 12% 38% View
Prior 1976 2,889 446 451 337 $1,683,806 $583 15% 43% N/A

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

Career Honors

Hall of Fame - 1991

Eclipse Award Outstanding Jockey - 1991

Eclipse Award Outstanding Jockey - 1987

Eclipse Award Outstanding Jockey - 1986

Eclipse Award Outstanding Jockey - 1984

Triple Crown Highlights

1st Belmont S. - 2000 - Commendable

1st Preakness S. - 1996 - Louis Quatorze

1st Preakness S. - 1995 - Timber Country

1st Belmont S. - 1994 - Tabasco Cat

1st Preakness S. - 1994 - Tabasco Cat

1st Kentucky Derby - 1992 - Lil E. Tee

1st Preakness S. - 1990 - Summer Squall

1st Belmont S. - 1989 - Easy Goer

1st Preakness S. - 1985 - Tank's Prospect

2nd Belmont S. - 2003 - Ten Most Wanted

2nd Preakness S. - 1999 - Menifee

2nd Kentucky Derby - 1999 - Menifee

2nd Preakness S. - 1993 - Cherokee Run

2nd Preakness S. - 1991 - Corporate Report

2nd Kentucky Derby - 1990 - Summer Squall

2nd Preakness S. - 1989 - Easy Goer

2nd Kentucky Derby - 1989 - Easy Goer

2nd Kentucky Derby - 1988 - Forty Niner

2nd Belmont S. - 1984 - Pine Circle

3rd Belmont S. - 2004 - Royal Assault

3rd Kentucky Derby - 1996 - Prince of Thieves

3rd Kentucky Derby - 1995 - Timber Country

3rd Belmont S. - 1987 - Gulch

Breeders' Cup Highlights

1st Breeders' Cup Distaff - 2001 - Unbridled Elaine

1st Breeders' Cup Classic - 1999 - Cat Thief

1st Breeders' Cup Classic - 1998 - Awesome Again

1st Breeders' Cup Juvenile - 1997 - Favorite Trick

1st Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies - 1994 - Flanders

1st Breeders' Cup Juvenile - 1994 - Timber Country

1st Breeders' Cup Distaff - 1991 - Dance Smartly

1st Breeders' Cup Classic - 1990 - Unbridled

1st Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies S. - 1987 - Epitome

1st Breeders' Cup Turf S. - 1987 - Theatrical (IRE)

1st Breeders' Cup Distaff - 1986 - Lady's Secret

1st Breeders' Cup Classic - 1984 - Wild Again

2nd Breeders' Cup Distaff - 2002 - Farda Amiga

2nd John Deere Breeders' Cup Turf - 2002 - With Anticipation

2nd Breeders' Cup Distaff - 2000 - Surfside

2nd Breeders' Cup Distaff - 1999 - Banshee Breeze

2nd Breeders' Cup Classic - 1996 - Louis Quatorze

2nd Breeders' Cup Sprint - 1996 - Paying Dues

2nd Breeders' Cup Distaff - 1995 - Heavenly Prize

2nd Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies - 1995 - Cara Rafaela

2nd Breeders' Cup Distaff - 1994 - Heavenly Prize

2nd Breeders' Cup Classic - 1994 - Tabasco Cat

2nd Breeders' Cup Turf - 1992 - Sky Classic

2nd Breeders' Cup Mile - 1992 - Paradise Creek

2nd Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies - 1989 - Sweet Roberta

2nd Breeders' Cup Classic - 1989 - Easy Goer

2nd Breeders' Cup Juvenile - 1988 - Easy Goer

2nd Breeders' Cup Classic - 1988 - Seeking the Gold

2nd Breeders' Cup Classic - 1986 - Turkoman

3rd NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile - 2002 - Good Journey

3rd Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies - 1999 - Surfside

3rd Breeders' Cup Juvenile - 1998 - Cat Thief

3rd Breeders' Cup Sprint - 1997 - Bet On Sunshine

3rd Breeders' Cup Classic - 1995 - Unaccounted For

3rd Breeders' Cup Turf - 1994 - Paradise Creek

3rd Breeders' Cup Juvenile - 1993 - Tabasco Cat

3rd Breeders' Cup Turf - 1993 - Luazur (FR)

3rd Breeders' Cup Classic - 1993 - Kissin Kris

3rd Breeders' Cup Mile - 1991 - Star of Cozzene

3rd Breeders' Cup Sprint - 1987 - Exclusive Enough

Top 100 Rankings (Since 2000)

Ranked 11th by Earnings - 2004

Ranked 54th by Wins - 2004

Ranked 6th by Earnings - 2003

Ranked 20th by Wins - 2003

Ranked 4th by Earnings - 2002

Ranked 14th by Wins - 2002

Ranked 19th by Wins - 2001

Ranked 3rd by Earnings - 2001

Ranked 11th by Wins - 2000

Ranked 1st by Earnings - 2000

Top 20 Horses

Horse Sex Earnings Best Win (Race Class) Best Win (Race Name)
Easy Goer Horse $4,873,770 Grade 1 Winner Jockey Club Gold Cup
Awesome Again Horse $3,818,090 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Classic
Cat Thief Horse $3,143,952 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Classic
Dance Smartly Mare $2,949,453 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Distaff
Sky Classic Horse $2,686,545 Grade 1 Winner Rothmans Ltd. International S.
Tabasco Cat Horse $2,314,161 Grade 1 Winner Preakness S.
Paradise Creek Horse $2,296,924 Grade 1 Winner Arlington Million S.
Theatrical (IRE) Horse $2,235,500 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Turf S.
With Anticipation Gelding $2,117,839 Grade 1 Winner Man o' War S.
Perfect Drift Gelding $2,106,325 Grade 1 Winner Stephen Foster H.
Seeking the Gold Horse $2,021,970 Grade 1 Winner Super Derby
Surfside Mare $1,852,987 Grade 1 Winner Frizette S.
Java Gold Horse $1,779,610 Grade 1 Winner Travers S.
Louis Quatorze Horse $1,763,434 Grade 1 Winner Preakness S.
Favorite Trick Horse $1,726,793 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Juvenile
Menifee Horse $1,717,600 Grade 1 Winner Haskell Invitational H.
Wild Again Horse $1,689,460 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Classic
Unbridled Horse $1,662,905 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Classic
Ten Most Wanted Horse $1,525,000 Grade 1 Winner Travers S.
Timber Country Horse $1,451,810 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Juvenile



As of 04.26.18