Alan Garcia

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    Alan Garcia
    record at keeneland
    total wins:69
    stakes wins:7
    First Grade 1 Win:
    2007 Flower Bowl Invitational at Belmont Park on Lahudood (GB).
    First Stakes Win:
    2004 City Zip at Aqueduct on Pavo.
    First Graded Stakes Win:
    2005 Cicada (G3) at Aqueduct on Dixie Talking.
    First Career Win:
    2002 in Peru on Start the Fire.
    Born:
    October 2, 1985 in Lima, Peru
    Biography:

     At Keeneland (through Spring 2014):

    • Won four stakes, all Grad 3 races, during the 2014 Spring Meet: Commonwealth on Occasional View, Appalachian Presented by Keeneland Select on Daring Dancer, Ben Ali on Frac Daddy and Bewitch on Inimitable Romance.
    • Rode Kitten Kaboodle to win the 2013 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine (G3).
    • Won three consecutive races at Keeneland on Oct. 17, 2013 – fifth, sixth and seventh.
    • Won three races on April 4 and Oct. 27, 2012.
    • Won three races at Keeneland on April 13, 2011, all for trainer Kenny McPeek.
    • Won the 2010 Toyota Blue Grass (G1) on Stately Victor (for his first stakes win at the track) and Juddmonte Spinster (G1) aboard Acoma.
    • First Keeneland win came during the 2008 Fall Meet.

     Career:

    • Triple Crown win: 2008 Belmont (G1) aboard Da’ Tara at 38-1.
    • Breeders’ Cup win: 2007 Filly & Mare Turf (G1) aboard Lahudood (GB)
    • 2013 earnings were $5,063,655. Rode Real Solution to win Arlington Million (G1), War Dancer to win the Virginia Derby (G2) and Kitten Kaboodle to win the JPMorgan Chase Jessamine (G3) at Keeneland.
    • 2012 earnings were $6,923,393. Won King’s Bishop (G1) on Willy Beamin, Forego (G1) on Emcee and Go for Wand (G2) on Nefertini.
    • 2011 earnings were $5,913,470. Wins included Vinery Racing Spiral (G3) aboard Animal Kingdom.
    • Scored 1,000th victory on March 20, 2010, at Gulfstream Park aboard Saint Eligius.
    • Won Metropolitan Handicap (G1) in 2009 on Bribon and 2008 on Divine Park.
    • Won 2009 Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) with Funny Moon.
    • Won 2009 UAE Derby (G2) aboard Regal Ransom.
    • Leading rider on NYRA circuit in 2008 when he won titles at both Aqueduct meets and at Saratoga.
    • Won 2008 Sword Dancer Invitational (G1) with Grand Courturier (GB).
    • Leading apprentice rider at The Meadowlands in 2003.

     Background:

    Alan’s father, Dagoberto, and grandfather were both jockeys in Peru. Graduated from Peruvian jockey school and was leading apprentice in 2002-2003 prior to coming to the U.S.

 

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