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Birth Date: December 02, 1987
Birth Place: Bayamon, Puerto Rico
2014 SEASON: finished ninth in the Maryland standings with 51 victories…won the General George Handicap (G3) aboard Bandbox…won two stakes for Hammy Smith including Talk Show Man, who upset Ben’s Cat in the Maryland Million Turf.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: teamed up with Dance to Bristol for seven straight victories in 2013, including a win in the Skipat Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on Preakness weekend and three graded races in New York including the Ballerina (G1)… made national news with his ride aboard Spicer Cub at Pimlico on April 13, 2013 when the gelding bolted around the parked starting gate along the outside rail and still nearly won, losing by a nose…the replay has been viewed nearly 140,000 times on YouTube…rode 32 winners during the 2011 Laurel Park fall meeting, winning races for 20 different trainers with an average win mutuel of $14.75...first career winner was Danger Quest at Charles Town on August 25, 2007…won the $500,000 West Virginia Breeders’ Cup Classic in 2010 with Sea Rescue at odds of 57-1.
PERSONAL: brother Ismael Perez is a Charles Town-based rider…agent is J.D. Brown.