Joe Bravo
Born:
1971-09-10
Long Branch
New Jersey, USA

Currently Residing:
Eatontown
New Jersey USA

Height: 5â2â
Weight: 112 lbs



He is single; his grandfather Bartolo and father George were jockeys.


Notes:
Joe Bravo kicked off his career in 1988 at the historic Calder Race Course and clinched his first win with Daffy Doc. He registered twelve riding titles at Monmouth Park while nine at the Meadowlands. Bravo won the 1997 Donn Handicap, grade one stakes with Formal Gold; 2003 King\'s Bishop with Valid Video; 2004 Haskell Inv. H with Lion Heart. He met with an accident at Monmouth Park that resulted in a broken leg injury. He had to stay away from the field for the rest of the year. The 2002 season was also not fruitful for him; he fractured his wrist at the beginning of Monmouth season and remained out of the track for a few months. Bravo posted 201 wins in 2005 and captured six races win for the fourth time at Monmouth on September 4, 2006.

Statistics
Year Races Run Wins Place Show Earnings
2011 269 44 36 30 -
2010 859 148 155 110 -
2009 792 146 136 104 -
2008 891 165 157 143 -
2006 663 173 114 90 -
2005 895 201 138 124 -
2004 1153 214 188 160 -

Facts
He registered his first Grade1 winning title with Formal Gold in the 1997 Donn Handicap.
Joe Bravo reached the landmark of winning 4000th stakes races on July 4, 2007 at the historic Monmouth Park racetrack.
He has ridden some top horses so far including Hey Byrn, Notional, Joey P., My Princess Jess, Banrock, Armonk.