Jockey Profile

As of 08.23.17

Jose L. Ortiz

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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: 977
Firsts: 197
Seconds: 189
Thirds: 144
Earnings: $18,688,652
Avg. Earnings Per Start: $19,129
*Includes North American and Dubai World Cup Day statistics (must have at least one start in North America)
Career Statistics:
Starts: 7,272
Firsts: 1,347
Seconds: 1,220
Thirds: 970
Earnings: $91,063,416
Avg. Earnings Per Start: $12,522
Earnings/Wins Rankings


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Ranked #1 of 1,423 Jockeys with $18.69 Million in Earnings in 2017

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Statistics By Year
Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings All Starts
2017 977 197 189 144 $18,688,652 View
2016 1,563 351 240 226 $22,925,132 View
2015 1,361 244 255 178 $17,324,023 View
2014 1,283 234 212 183 $16,547,617 View
2013 1,398 224 230 159 $12,637,092 View
2012 697 98 96 80 $3,020,758 View

Current Entries

Saratoga - 8/23/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Trainer
3 Maiden Special Weight TB Devine Entry Linda Rice
4 Claiming TB Lady Paradime Jeremiah Englehart
5 Starter Allowance TB Daddy's Home Linda Rice
6 Maiden Special Weight TB Business Expense Chad Brown
8 John's Call Stakes TB Red Rifle Todd Pletcher
9 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Nevisian Sky Chad Brown
10 Maiden Claiming TB I Miss My Father Gary Gullo

Saratoga - 8/24/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Trainer
2 Maiden Claiming TB La Contessa Todd Pletcher
3 Claiming TB Djulpan Michael Maker
4 Allowance TB Terry O Geri Gary Contessa
5 Claiming TB Just Got Out Linda Rice
5 Claiming TB Miss Aja Brown Chris Englehart
6 Maiden Claiming TB Desert Affair Gary Contessa
7 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Ten Penny Princess Bruce Brown
7 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Young Anna Lee Linda Rice
8 Allowance TB Gypsum Johnny Linda Rice
9 Riskaverse Stakes TB Rubilinda Chad Brown
10 Maiden Special Weight TB Now a Factor Michael Maker
10 Maiden Special Weight TB New York Hero Linda Rice

Saratoga - 8/25/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Trainer
2 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Eye Luv Lulu Rudy Rodriguez
3 Fleet Indian Stakes TB Sunset Ridge Chad Brown
4 Maiden Special Weight TB Chasindamoney Linda Rice
5 Funny Cide Stakes TB Mr. Pete James Ryerson
6 Maiden Claiming TB New Canaan Linda Rice
7 Yaddo Stakes TB Barrel of Dreams Charlton Baker
8 Seeking the Ante Stakes TB Newport Breeze Peter Eurton
9 West Point S. Presented by Trustco Bank TB King Kreesa Linda Rice
10 Albany Stakes TB Can You Diggit James Jerkens
11 Maiden Claiming TB Mr. Cat Linda Rice

Saratoga - 8/26/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Trainer
1 Maiden Special Weight TB Road to Meath Chad Brown
2 Allowance TB Focus Group Chad Brown
3 Maiden Special Weight TB Blockade Claude McGaughey III
3 Maiden Special Weight TB Fortune Cookie William Mott
5 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Cloontia James Jerkens
7 Ketel One Ballerina Stakes (Gr. 1) TB Paulassilverlining Chad Brown
8 H. Allen Jerkens Stakes (Gr. 1) TB Takaful Kiaran McLaughlin
10 Sword Dancer Stakes (Gr. 1) TB Bigger Picture Michael Maker
11 Travers S. Presented by NYRA Bets (Gr. 1) TB Tapwrit Todd Pletcher
12 Woodford Reserve Ballston Spa Stakes (Gr. 2) TB On Leave Claude McGaughey III
13 Maiden Claiming TB Prognostication Chad Brown

Current Results

Saratoga - 8/23/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
3 Maiden Special Weight TB Devine Entry 6 Linda Rice  
4 Claiming TB Lady Paradime 5 Jeremiah Englehart  
5 Starter Allowance TB Daddy's Home 8 Linda Rice  
6 Maiden Special Weight TB Business Expense 1 Chad Brown  
8 John's Call Stakes TB Red Rifle 4 Todd Pletcher  
9 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Nevisian Sky 2 Chad Brown  
10 Maiden Claiming TB I Miss My Father 2 Gary Gullo  

Saratoga - 8/21/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
1 Maiden Claiming TB Ever Young 5 Linda Rice
3 Claiming TB Marnesia Big Girl 1 Linda Rice
4 Maiden Claiming TB Tres Charmant 1 Linda Rice
5 Claiming TB California Swing 1 Christophe Clement
6 Allowance TB Peaceful Passage 5 Claude McGaughey III
7 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Uncle Sigh 1 David Duggan
8 Evan Shipman Stakes TB Papa Shot 3 Linda Rice
9 Claiming TB Tusk 1 H. Motion

Saratoga - 8/20/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
2 Allowance TB Hollow Point 3 Mark Casse
3 Maiden Special Weight TB Empressof the Nile 1 H. Bond
4 Claiming TB Man of Wiregrass 8 Michael Maker
6 Maiden Special Weight TB Gemini 10 Brian Lynch
7 Allowance TB Gehrig 4 Bruce Levine
8 Claiming TB Lillie's Answer 5 Michael Maker
9 Summer Colony Stakes TB Verve's Tale 1 Barclay Tagg
10 Claiming TB Stormin Maclean 2 Linda Rice

Saratoga - 8/19/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
3 Starter Allowance TB Wildcat Belle 2 David Cannizzo
4 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Doctor Mounty 7 Claude McGaughey III
5 Maiden Special Weight TB Want 10 Ron Moquett
6 Allowance TB Meantime 2 Brian Lynch
8 Lake Placid Stakes (Gr. 2) TB Coasted 5 Leah Gyarmati
9 Alabama Stakes (Gr. 1) TB Elate 1 William Mott

Saratoga - 8/18/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
1 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Jcs American Dream 1 Michelle Nevin
3 Claiming TB Conquest Twister 2 Ron Moquett
4 Skidmore Stakes TB Dial One 3 Todd Pletcher
6 Allowance TB Painter's Rags 2 H. Motion
7 Maiden Special Weight TB Malibu Action 3 Timothy Hills
8 Claiming TB Alex the Terror 2 Jeremiah Englehart
9 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Appealing Maggie 4 Michelle Nevin
10 Claiming TB Sanavi 1 Todd Pletcher

Saratoga - 8/17/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
1 Claiming TB Clairvoyant Lady 4 John Toscano, Jr.
3 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Securitiz 3 James Jerkens
4 Claiming TB Dreamy Margarita 10 Rudy Rodriguez
5 Maiden Special Weight TB Paynter's Prize 5 Charlton Baker
6 Allowance TB Grumpelstiltskin 3 Jeremiah Englehart
7 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Taperge 1 Chad Brown
9 Maiden Special Weight TB Straw Hat 5 Leah Gyarmati

Saratoga - 8/16/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Trainer Chart Video
2 Maiden Special Weight TB Powerful Ally 3 Ron Moquett
3 Allowance TB Holiday Star 4 H. Motion
4 Waiver Claiming TB Askfor Forgiveness 3 Carl Domino
5 Maiden Special Weight TB My Mr. Wonderful 9 Richard Violette, Jr.
6 Claiming TB Full Salute 1 Chris Englehart
7 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Commend 1 William Mott
9 Bolton Landing Stakes TB March X Press 1 Todd Pletcher
10 Maiden Claiming TB Britain 3 Todd Pletcher

Top 20 Horses

Horse Sex Earnings Best Win (Race Class) Best Win (Race Name)
Shaman Ghost Horse $1,750,000 N/A N/A
Oscar Performance Ridgling $1,737,300 Grade 1 Winner Belmont Derby Invitational S.
La Verdad Mare $1,500,200 Grade 2 Winner Gallant Bloom H.
Tapwrit Colt $1,080,000 Grade 1 Winner Belmont S. presented by NYRABets
Paulassilverlining Mare $1,071,230 Grade 1 Winner Humana Distaff S.
Samraat Horse $981,200 Grade 3 Winner Gotham S.
Upstart Ridgling $971,480 Grade 2 Winner Lambholm South Holy Bull S.
Belle Gallantey Mare $783,000 Grade 1 Winner Delaware H.
By the Moon Mare $735,440 Grade 1 Winner Frizette S.
Moreno Gelding $625,000 Grade 2 Winner Dwyer S.
Keen Ice Horse $620,000 Grade 2 Winner Suburban S.
On Leave Filly $616,300 Grade 2 Winner Sands Point S.
Suffused (GB) Mare $613,140 Grade 3 Winner Glens Falls S.
Ascend Gelding $575,700 Grade 1 Winner Woodford Reserve Manhattan S.
Ironicus Horse $575,000 Grade 3 Winner Fort Marcy S.
Limousine Liberal Gelding $567,100 Grade 2 Winner Churchill Downs S. Presented by Twinspires.com
Carrumba Mare $547,600 Grade 3 Winner Top Flight Invitational H.
Princess Violet Mare $535,400 N/A N/A
King Kreesa Gelding $484,500 Grade 3 Winner Poker S.
Elate Filly $479,400 Grade 1 Winner Alabama S.



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