Jockey Profile

As of 08.23.17

Irad Ortiz, Jr.

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

Best Racing Class Achieved

Multiple Graded Stakes Winning Jockey


2017 Statistics
Starts: 913
Firsts: 194
Seconds: 179
Thirds: 148
Earnings: $12,974,169
Avg. Earnings Per Start: $14,210
*Includes North American and Dubai World Cup Day statistics (must have at least one start in North America)
Career Statistics:
Starts: 9,164
Firsts: 1,623
Seconds: 1,454
Thirds: 1,381
Earnings: $106,545,049
Avg. Earnings Per Start: $11,626
Earnings/Wins Rankings


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Ranked #4 of 1,423 Jockeys with $12.97 Million in Earnings in 2017

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Statistics By Year
Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings All Starts
2017 913 194 179 148 $12,974,169 View
2016 1,504 313 279 230 $23,464,676 View
2015 1,415 300 230 207 $23,546,602 View
2014 1,470 290 247 228 $20,270,828 View
2013 1,508 224 204 264 $14,369,358 View
2012 1,345 152 169 178 $9,132,132 View
2011 1,016 151 146 127 $2,861,694 View

Current Entries

Saratoga - 8/23/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Trainer
3 Maiden Special Weight TB Strike Christophe Clement
5 Starter Allowance TB Consumerconfidence Chad Brown
6 Maiden Special Weight TB Now in a Drive Brian Lynch
7 Maiden Special Weight TB Tiz Super Anthony Dutrow
8 John's Call Stakes TB Infinite Wisdom Brian Lynch
9 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Mr Harlan Linda Rice
10 Maiden Claiming TB Souper Colors Michael Trombetta

Saratoga - 8/24/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Trainer
2 Maiden Claiming TB Strategic Dreams Rudy Rodriguez
4 Allowance TB The Caretaker Kiaran McLaughlin
6 Maiden Claiming TB Iwishirish Steven Asmussen
7 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Pinchbeck Christophe Clement
8 Allowance TB Rectify David Cannizzo
9 Riskaverse Stakes TB Let It Ride Mom Mark Casse
10 Maiden Special Weight TB Phone Funky Munky David Donk

Saratoga - 8/25/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Trainer
2 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Build to Suit Chad Brown
3 Fleet Indian Stakes TB Bonita Bianca Rudy Rodriguez
4 Maiden Special Weight TB Badaboom Michael Maker
4 Maiden Special Weight TB Engineers Report Rudy Rodriguez
5 Funny Cide Stakes TB Morning Breez Carlos Martin
6 Maiden Claiming TB Corey Q Chad Brown
7 Yaddo Stakes TB Bar of Gold John Kimmel
7 Yaddo Stakes TB Literata Rudy Rodriguez
8 Seeking the Ante Stakes TB Pauseforthecause Kiaran McLaughlin
9 West Point S. Presented by Trustco Bank TB Royal Posse Rudy Rodriguez
10 Albany Stakes TB Minsky Moment Chad Brown
11 Maiden Claiming TB Playwright Lacey Gaudet

Saratoga - 8/26/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Trainer
1 Maiden Special Weight TB High North Brad Cox
2 Allowance TB Holiday Bonus H. Motion
5 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Cerise's Prince Danny Gargan
6 Personal Ensign Stakes (Gr. 1) TB Going for Broke Chad Brown
12 Woodford Reserve Ballston Spa Stakes (Gr. 2) TB Lady Eli Chad Brown
13 Maiden Claiming TB All About Voodoo Todd Pletcher

Current Results

Saratoga - 8/23/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
3 Maiden Special Weight TB Strike 7 Christophe Clement  
5 Starter Allowance TB Consumerconfidence 3 Chad Brown  
6 Maiden Special Weight TB Now in a Drive 8 Brian Lynch  
7 Maiden Special Weight TB Tiz Super 5 Anthony Dutrow  
8 John's Call Stakes TB Infinite Wisdom 1 Brian Lynch  
9 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Mr Harlan 4 Linda Rice  
10 Maiden Claiming TB Souper Colors 4 Michael Trombetta  

Saratoga - 8/21/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
1 Maiden Claiming TB Michael Wonderful 4 Rudy Rodriguez
2 Maiden Claiming TB Impazible Woman 2 Ralph Nicks
3 Claiming TB Summer of Joy 4 John Toscano, Jr.
4 Maiden Claiming TB Song for the Soul 8 Wesley Ward
5 Claiming TB He's Cheeky 4 Rudy Rodriguez
7 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Hidden Vow 7 Jason Servis
8 Evan Shipman Stakes TB Diversify 1 Richard Violette, Jr.

Saratoga - 8/20/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
1 Claiming TB Caniform 1 Steven Asmussen
3 Maiden Special Weight TB Complicit 2 Chad Brown
4 Claiming TB Noneedtoflatterme 3 Raymond Handal
5 Maiden Special Weight TB Fools Gold 3 Chad Brown
6 Maiden Special Weight TB Lezendary 3 Rudy Rodriguez
7 Allowance TB Psychic Energy 2 Linda Rice
8 Claiming TB Bluegrass Hip Hop 6 Rudy Rodriguez

Saratoga - 8/19/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
3 Starter Allowance TB Murrell's Belle 4 Carl Domino
5 Maiden Special Weight TB Allured 2 Chad Brown
6 Allowance TB Battle Midway 6 David Cannizzo
7 Allowance TB Vagabond 4 Claude McGaughey III
8 Lake Placid Stakes (Gr. 2) TB Uni (GB) 2 Chad Brown
9 Alabama Stakes (Gr. 1) TB Actress 4 Jason Servis

Saratoga - 8/18/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
2 Claiming TB Tug of War 5 Rudy Rodriguez
4 Skidmore Stakes TB Joopster 6 Wesley Ward
5 Maiden Special Weight TB Tayler's the Boss 5 Danny Gargan
8 Claiming TB Shuffle Up 4 David Jacobson

Saratoga - 8/17/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
1 Claiming TB Easy Way Out 5 Rudy Rodriguez
3 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Rprettyboyfloyd 6 David Jacobson
4 Claiming TB Mojo's Queen 1 Ralph Nicks
5 Maiden Special Weight TB Dark Ops 3 Rudy Rodriguez
6 Allowance TB Strong Yen 4 Ron Moquett
7 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Initiate 3 Claude McGaughey III
8 Union Avenue Stakes TB Picco Uno 1 Jason Servis
9 Maiden Special Weight TB Centr of the Stage 6 Rudy Rodriguez

Saratoga - 8/16/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
2 Maiden Special Weight TB Spieth 1 Kiaran McLaughlin
4 Waiver Claiming TB Jump for Joy 2 Todd Pletcher
5 Maiden Special Weight TB Nolinski 2 Jeremiah Englehart
6 Claiming TB Saratoga Wildcat 7 Rudy Rodriguez
7 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Vici 2 Ben Colebrook
8 Claiming TB Damage Control 3 Rudy Rodriguez
9 Bolton Landing Stakes TB Fairyland 2 Wesley Ward
10 Maiden Claiming TB Giant Brownie 9 Rudy Rodriguez

Top 20 Horses

Horse Sex Earnings Best Win (Race Class) Best Win (Race Name)
Lady Eli Mare $2,719,800 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf
Stephanie's Kitten Mare $1,550,800 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf
Slumber (GB) Horse $1,026,900 Grade 1 Winner Knob Creek Manhattan S.
Dacita (CHI) Mare $1,020,600 Grade 1 Winner Beverly D. S.
Sweet Reason Mare $980,100 Grade 1 Winner TVG Acorn S.
Cavorting Mare $978,000 Grade 1 Winner Longines Test S.
Camelot Kitten Colt $951,865 Grade 2 Winner American Turf S.
Creator Colt $842,000 Grade 1 Winner Belmont S. presented by NYRA Bets
King Kreesa Gelding $808,400 Grade 3 Winner Poker S.
Lewis Bay Filly $805,600 Grade 2 Winner Gazelle S.
Questing (GB) Mare $788,200 Grade 1 Winner Alabama S.
Handsome Mike Horse $568,000 Grade 2 Winner Pennsylvania Derby
Discreet Marq Mare $536,000 N/A N/A
Stallwalkin' Dude Gelding $522,743 Grade 3 Winner Bold Ruler H.
March Horse $519,300 Grade 2 Winner Woody Stephens S.
Got Lucky Mare $440,000 Grade 1 Winner Juddmonte Spinster S.
Economic Model Colt $438,265 N/A N/A
Royal Posse Gelding $420,875 N/A N/A
Frosty Margarita Filly $393,634 N/A N/A
Vyjack Gelding $388,300 Grade 2 Winner Kelso H.



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