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David R. Flores

David Flores
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Occupation Jockey
Birthplace Tijuana, Mexico
Birth date February 5, 1968
Career wins 3,000+ (ongoing)
Major racing wins, honours & awards
Major racing wins

Hollywood Gold Cup (1991 & 1996)
Miesque Stakes (1991, 2002)
Santa Anita Handicap (1997)
Pacific Classic Stakes (1999)
Eddie Read Handicap (1992, 1998, 2003)
Del Mar Futurity (1996, 1999, 2002)
San Felipe Stakes (1997, 1999)
Texas Mile Stakes (1997, 2001, 2008)
Kentucky Oaks (1998)
Moccasin Stakes (1998)
Yellow Ribbon Stakes (2001)
Godolphin Mile (2001)
UAE Derby (2001)
Arlington Million (2003)
Turf Paradise Derby (2003, 2009)
American Oaks (2003)
Sunshine Millions Oaks (2003, 2004, 2007)
Daytona Handicap (2004)
Sunshine Millions Fillies & Mares Sprint (2006)
Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Turf (2006)
Gamely Stakes (2007)
Malibu Stakes (2007, 2008)
Sunshine Millions Dash (2008)
Los Angeles Handicap (2008)
Triple Bend Invitational Handicap (2008)
CashCall Mile Invitational Stakes (2008)
Senorita Stakes (2009)
Illinois Derby (2010)

Breeders' Cup wins:
Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (2001)
Breeders' Cup Juvenile (2003)
Breeders' Cup Mile (2004)
Significant horses
Tempera, Silver Charm, Siphon, Sulamani, Marquetry, Bob Black Jack, Zenyatta

David Romero Flores (born February 5, 1968 in Tijuana, Mexico) is a jockey in American Thoroughbred horse racing.

His father was a jockey and an exercise rider in Southern California.

David Flores rode his first winner at Agua Caliente Racetrack in his native Mexico in 1984. He went on to win riding titles at Santa Anita Park, Del Mar Racetrack, Oak Tree Racing Association, and Fairplex. His big break came in 1996 and 1997 when he rode Siphon to victories in big races. Among his notable victories were three Breeders' Cup wins aboard Tempera, Action This Day, and Singletary. Riding for Godolphin Stables, he won the UAE Derby in 2001 aboard Express Tour.

In May 2007, Flores earned his 3,000th career victory in winning the Lazaro Barrera Memorial Stakes at Hollywood Park Racetrack.

David Flores currently resides in Arcadia, California with his family.


NTRA.com Biography for David Flores (uploaded November 27, 2006) Del Mar Media Guide


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