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Kent Desormeaux

Kent Desormeaux


He is a member of the Horse Racing Hall of Fame
Fee Range: $5,000 - $10,000

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Kent Desormeaux Bio

Kent J. Desormeaux is an American thoroughbred horse racing Hall of Fame jockey.

In each of his first three years racing in Maryland, Kent Desormeaux won more races than any other jockey in the U.S. He is one of only four jockeys to have won three national titles in a row. No longer an apprentice, in 1989 he won his the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey and another in 1992. Desormeaux, along with Chris McCarron and Steve Cauthen, are the only jockeys to win the Eclipse Award in both the apprentice and overall categories.

In 1989, Desormeaux set the current record for most wins in a year with 598. In 1995, he scored his second Breeders' Cup title when he beat the "boys" in the Breeders' Cup Sprint with the filly Desert Stormer.

In 1998 Kent Desormeaux rode Real Quiet to victory in the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes. In 2004, Kent Desormeaux was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. Desormeaux, won his third Kentucky Derby aboard Big Brown in 2008. 

On June 6, 2009 Desormeaux finally got the one win that had eluded him his entire career, riding Summer Bird to victory in the 2009 Belmont Stakes. 

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