Joe Talamo
Louisiana, USA

Currently Residing:
Playa del Rey
California USA

Height: 5'3
Weight: 108 lbs

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Joe Talamo is a famous jockey in American thoroughbred horseracing circuit. He was born and grew up in Marrero on the western side of the river Mississippi and within the greater New Orleans Metropolitan Area. He was influenced to take up horseracing by his father, who worked in horse racing as an assistant trainer. When he was only eleven years old, he began riding horses and started working as a stable boy in their nearby farm. He was so much induced in horseracing that he left his studies to pursue a career in professional riding. He started his racing at Louisiana Downs in June of 2006 and became the first apprentice jockey by snatching a victory at the Fair Ground Race Course in New Orleans. In 2007, he earned five Grade 1 racing title and was voted the Eclipse Award as the United States Champion Apprentice Jockey.

Year Races Run Wins Place Show Earnings
2009 490 59 71 64 -

Important Racing Wins: â
 Milady Breeders' Cup Handicap (2007)  Vanity Handicap (2007)  Clement L. Hirsch Handicap (2007)  Yellow Ribbon Stakes (2007)  Clement L. Hirsch Turf Championship Stakes (2007)  Triple Bend Breeders' Cup Invitational Handicap (2007)  Santa Ysabel Stakes (2008)
Racing Awards: â United States Champion Apprentice Jockey (2007)