Flavien Prat
Jockey Bios

Flavien Prat

Born: August 4, 1992 in Melun, Seine-et-Marne, France

Record at Keeneland

Total Wins: 22

Stakes Wins: 6

Career Firsts

First Grade 1 Win: 2013 Total Prix Marcel Boussac-Criterium de Pouliches at Longchamp in France on Indonesienne

First Stakes Win: 2010 Prix Zeddaan at Fountainebleau in France on Captain Chop

First Graded Stakes Win: 2012 Prix Perth (G3) at Saint Cloud in France on Don Bosco

First Career Win: 2008 in France

Starters in the Toyota Blue Grass


Year

Horse

Finish

2022 Zandon Won
2020 Tiesto 8th

At Keeneland


Recorded first win during the 2016 Spring Meet.

Won 2019 Shadwell Turf Mile (G1) during the Fall Meet on Bowies Hero.

During the 2021 Fall Meet, won the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (G1) Presented by Dixiana on Shantisara (IRE) and First Lady (G1) Presented by UK HealthCare on Blowout (GB).

During the 2022 Spring Meet, won the Toyota Blue Grass (G1) on Zandon, Madison (G1) on Just One Time and Beaumont (G3) Presented by Keeneland Select on Matareya.

Career


Triple Crown wins (2): 2019 Kentucky Derby on Country House, 2021 Preakness on Rombauer

Breeders’ Cup wins (3): 2016 Turf Sprint on Obviously (IRE), 2017 Dirt Mile on Battle of Midway, 2019 Juvenile on Storm the Court.

North American record is 1,318 wins and earnings of $108 million through May 22, 2022.

Won the 2019 Queen’s Plate at Woodbine on One Bad Boy.

Recorded his 1,000th win in North America on Feb. 19, 2021, aboard Clockstrikestwelve at Santa Anita.

Background


The son of a Standardbred trainer, Prat was 16 when he began riding in France in 2008 and a year later was the nation’s champion apprentice.

In 2009, he started riding periodically during the winter in Southern California before returning home to ride. At Santa Anita, he worked for Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella. Prat was 17 when he rode his first winner at Santa Anita in January 2010.

Prat’s first full season in North America was 2015, and he finished second in the standings of the Del Mar summer meet. At Del Mar, Prat earned his first North American Grade 1 win aboard Wild Dude in the Bing Crosby Stakes.

After earning multiple titles as leading rider at meets in Southern California, Prat rode full time at Keeneland’s 2022 Spring Meet.