John Velazquez

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Birthday
24, 1971
Birthplace
Puerto Rico
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
24, 1971 (age 46)
Birthplace
Puerto Rico

About

Puerto Rican horse jockey who amassed over 4,000 wins in his career, including a 2011 win at the Kentucky Derby.

Before Fame

He won his first race in 1990 at age 19.

Trivia

He was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 2011.

Family Life

He and his wife, Leona O'Brien, have two children: Lerina and Michael.

Associated With

He and Willie Shoemaker became two of the winningest horse jockeys.