Former Venezuelan equine jockey who had many victories during his career, including successful in the Belmont Stakes as well as the Breeder’s Glass. As an adolescent he was a five period judo champ. He was a high ten earner from 2006 to 2008. His family members offers helped him with the tragedy of the racing incident that remaining him briefly paralyzed and pressured him to retire from race. He and Angel Cordero Jr. are two of just four jockeys to earn 300 races in one year.