Eddie Castro
Born:
1985-04-10
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Los Santos, Panama

Currently Residing:
Pembroke Pines
Florida USA

Height: -
Weight: -



He is single.


Notes:
Eddie Castro is a popular thoroughbred American horse racing jockey, whose native country is Panama. His childhood days were spent on a production farm in Panama; this is the place where he learned the art of horse riding. At his teens, he was admitted to a local jockey school and started participating in races from December 2002. Within three months of the start of his career, he gathered thirty-six winning titles in his own country and prepared coming to the United States and debuted on April 16, 2003 at Gulfstream Park in Florida. Though he started three months late in that session, Castro wrapped up the year as the winner of the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Apprentice Jockey. Castro set a record with nine wins on a single race card at the Calder Race Course on June 4, 2005. This marvelous racing session was immediately followed by his completion of 1000th racing wins at the Churchill Downs Racetracks on November 15, 2006. In 2005, he rode Miesqueâs Approval to victory in the Sunshine Millions Turf and took part in the Breedersâ Cup Mile.

Statistics
Year Races Run Wins Place Show Earnings
2011 322 51 60 42 -
2010 1043 127 147 136 -
2009 1202 217 196 173 -
2008 1438 231 213 220 -
2006 1301 189 215 185 -
2005 1634 330 281 248 -
2004 1552 269 249 226 -

Facts
Important Racing Wins: â
 Galaxy Stakes (2004)  Spinster Stakes (2005)  Maker's Mark Mile Stakes (2006)  Sunshine Millions Turf (2006)  Gardenia Handicap (2006)  Breeders' Cup Mile (2006)  Sunshine Millions Distaff (2007)  Molly Pitcher Stakes (2007)  Just A Game Handicap (2007)