Shaun Bridgmohan
Born:
1979-06-24
Spanish Town
Kingston, Jamaica

Currently Residing:
Hempstead
New York USA

Height: 5 3
Weight: 111 lb



His son is Alexander. Jermaine, who is an apprentice jockey, is his brother.


Notes:
Shaun Bridgmohan cherished to become a jockey since his childhood days. His interest in racing started growing by attending the tracks on weekends with his father Gerald, an avid fan of horseracing. Started his career as a hot walker before moving up to be a groom and within a few years, an exercise rider. His first win came at Calder in 1997 riding Glitter Lad; moved to Aqueduct in 1998 to achieve the Eclipse Award as the top apprentice jockey that year; ranked among the top ten riders from 1998-2003. Bridgmohan posted his first stakes win with Panama Canal in the New Move Handicap in 1998; first grade 1 victory in the 2001 Carter Handicap on Peeping Tom; received the Caribbean Sportsmen Award; rode at Arlington, Keeneland and Churchill Downs in 2005; raced at Gulfstream and Saratoga in 2006. He clinched three stakes at Gulfstream riding the Halâs Hope, Mr. Prospector and Aventura on January 7, 2006.

Statistics
Year Races Run Wins Place Show Earnings
2011 313 71 41 48 -
2010 855 171 120 132 -
2009 852 148 119 116 -
2008 1084 174 175 143 -
2007 1025 153 147 143 -
2006 1069 134 129 129 -
2005 1314 247 211 179 -
2004 1265 153 178 180 -

Facts
Major Racing Wins:- Gravesend Handicap (1998) Gotham Stakes (1999) Carter Handicap (2000) Bowling Green Handicap (2000, 2002) Toboggan Handicap (2000, 2001) Queens County Handicap (2001) Aqueduct Handicap (2002) Jockey Club Gold Cup (2002) Poker Handicap (2002, 2004) Red Smith Handicap (2002) Cicada Stakes (2003) Comely Stakes (2003) Hill Prince Stakes (2003) First Flight Handicap (2004) Jerome Handicap (2004) Arlington Oaks (2005) Dogwood Stakes (2005) Pucker Up Stakes (2005) Spinaway Stakes (2006) Garden City Handicap (2007) Forego Handicap (2007) Saratoga Special Stakes (2007) West Virginia Derby (2007) Kentucky Cup Classic Stakes (2008) Louisiana Derby (2008) Northern Dancer Stakes (2008) Pimlico Special (2008) Risen Star Stakes (2008) Lecomte Stakes (2008) Ack Ack Handicap (2005, 2008)
Racing Awards:- Eclipse Award for Outstanding Apprentice Jockey (1998)
Significant Horses:- Volponi, Evening Attire, Midnight Lute, Pyro