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Julien Leparoux

Jockey
Male
Born Jul 15, 1983

Julien R. Leparoux is a Champion jockey currently racing in the United States. Leparoux, grew up in a racing family, the son of a jockey turned assistant trainer. He worked at the Chantilly Racecourse as a stable hand and in January 2003 emigrated to California to work as an exercise rider for fellow Frenchman, trainer Patrick Biancone. He embarked on his professional riding career in the summer of 2005 at Saratoga Race Course where he earned his first win on August 18.… Read More

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  • Derby Winner Named Belmont Favorite
    Huffington Post - Jun 05, 2013
  • Dhaamer Wins Sunset Handicap At Hollywood Park
    The Press Enterprise - Jul 15, 2012
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    Union Rags Surges In The Final 200 Yards To Win The Belmont Stakes
    Cleveland - Jun 09, 2012
  • Belmont Stakes 2012: 3 Horses Who Will Benefit From I'll Have Another's Absence
    Bleacher Report - Jun 08, 2012

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1983 Birth Born in 1983.

TWENTIES

2003 20 Years Old Leparoux, grew up in a racing family, the son of a jockey turned assistant trainer. He worked at the Chantilly Racecourse as a stable hand and in January 2003 emigrated to California to work as an exercise rider for fellow Frenchman, trainer Patrick Biancone.
2005 22 Years Old He embarked on his professional riding career in the summer of 2005 at Saratoga Race Course where he earned his first win on August 18.
He finished the 2006 Saratoga meet with 28 wins, the most in track history by an apprentice.
2007 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007 Leparoux again won riding titles at Turfway's winter/spring meet, Keeneland's spring meet and Churchill Downs' spring/summer meet. … Read More
2008 25 Years Old On November 11, 2008 he rode seven winners on a single racecard at Churchill Downs, tying a twenty-four-year-old record set by Pat Day on June 20, 1984. http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/horse/news/story?id=3697022 … Read More
2010 27 Years Old Julien joined a group of the most celebrated jockeys in history when on January 18, 2010 it was announced he had received the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey 2009.
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