Ramon Dominguez
Born:
1976-11-24
Caracas
Venezuela, USA

Currently Residing:
Maryland
Elkton USA

Height: 5â6â
Weight: 112 lbs



His wife is Sharon. They have two sons - Alexander and Matthew.


Notes:
Ramon Dominguez is a jockey, who races in the US thoroughbred horseracing circuit and started his career only at 16 in his country Venezuela. Though his father did not agree with his idea of starting a career in horseracing, Ramon looked forward to learn the art of riding at his own country farm. Actually, he started to learn show jumping but within a year he shifted to a nearby training center to learn ride horses. After getting his initial breaks in racing within his country, he immigrated to the United States and began riding at Floridaâs Hialeah Park Race Track in 1996. Between 2001 and 2003, he was at the top of the list in the jockeyâs list in the United States and clinched the 2004 Isaac Murphy Award. In the 2006 Kentucky Derby, Dominguez raced with Bluegrass Cat and finished second after Barbaro. He has ridden five winners from eight mounts at Aqueduct Racetrack between March 2006 and January 2007.

Statistics
Year Races Run Wins Place Show Earnings
2011 253 72 53 39 -
2009 787 214 147 114 -

Facts
Major Racing Wins:- Royal North Stakes (2000, 2001) Sword Dancer Invitational (2004) Miracle Wood Stakes (2004) Wood Memorial Stakes (2004) Breeders' Cup Turf (2004 ) United Nations Handicap (2005) Lawrence Realization Stakes (2005) Man O' War Stakes (2005) Louisiana Derby (2005) Pimlico Special (2006) Sky Classic Stakes (2006) Gallant Fox Handicap (2006) Oceanport Stakes (2006) Toboggan Handicap (2007) Gotham Stakes (2007) Manhattan Handicap (2007) Clark Handicap (2007) Damon Runyon Stakes (2007, 2008) Bourbon Stakes (2007) Busanda Stakes (2008) Victory Ride Stakes (2008) Beldame Stakes (2008) Matriarch Stakes (2008) Hollywood Derby (2008)
Racing Awards:- United States Champion Jockey by wins (2001, 2003) Isaac Murphy Award (2004)
Significant Horses:- Sweetnorthernsaint, Better Talk Now, Bluegrass Cat, Invasor, Cowtown Cat, Big Truck, Cocoa Beach, Court Vision