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Shaun Bridgmohan

Shaun Bridgmohan
Occupation Jockey
Birthplace Spanish Town, Jamaica
Birth date June 24, 1979
Career wins 1,700+ (ongoing)
Major racing wins, honours & awards
Major racing wins
Gravesend Handicap (1998)
Gotham Stakes (1999)
Carter Handicap (2000, 2001)
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)
Jefferson Cup 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)
Cigar Mile Handicap (2009)
Louisiana Handicap (2010)
Racing awards
Eclipse Award for Outstanding Apprentice Jockey (1998)
Significant horses
Volponi, Evening Attire, Midnight Lute, Pyro

Shaun X. Bridgmohan (born June 24, 1979 in Spanish Town, Jamaica) is a jockey in American Thoroughbred horse racing.

At age thirteen, Bridgmohan's family emigrated to the United States, settling in South Florida where he developed an interest in horse racing. Before becoming a jockey, and while still in school, he worked at a Florida racetrack as a hot walker, groom, and as an exercise rider. After graduating from high school he pursued a riding career and in August of 1997 earned his first win at Calder Race Course. Six months later on February 15, 1998 he won six races on a single card at Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens, New York, finishing the of 1998 year which was his breakout year as the winner of the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Apprentice Jockey. On December 22, 2007 he again won six races on a single card, this time at Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans, Louisiana

First Jamaican in the Kentucky derby.

Horses ridden by Shaun Bridgmohan

Gaff in the $100,000 Mr. Prospector Handicap at Gulfstream Park. [1] On Thin Ice in the $100,000 Hal's Hope Handicap [1] Doctor Decherd in the $125,000 Aventura Stakes [1]


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