He's a nice horse to ride with a lot of natural speedUPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup May 11, 2009
She was training for it, ready for it and Mr. Jones wanted me to make sure she got something out of it and we did, without squeezing the lemon too much. We squeezed it a little today and it was good. We gotta make sure there is enough juice in thereUPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup Apr 11, 2011
I knew everybody would be looking for me so we just had to be patientUPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup Mar 12, 2007
We got smashed a little bit at the start but it was a great tripUPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup Dec 04, 2006
I really believe it was time for him to win a race, nowUPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup Oct 30, 2006
Moccasin Stakes (1996, 2000) Shadwell Turf Mile Stakes (1999) Hollywood Gold Cup (2000) Del Mar Breeders' Cup Handicap (2000, 2001, 2004) Del Mar Futurity (2001, 2004, 2006) Sham Stakes (2001, 2005, 2006) Wood Memorial Stakes (2001) Providencia Stakes (2001, 2008) Haskell Invitational Handicap (2002) San Diego Handicap (2003, 2004, 2005) Delta Jackpot Stakes (2004) Sunshine Millions Classic (2004) Pimlico Special (2004) Thunder Road Handicap (2004, 2006) Hawthorne Gold Cup Handicap (2005) Arlington Million (2006) CashCall Mile Invitational Stakes (2006) C. L. Hirsch Memorial Turf Championship (2006) Lane's End Breeders' Futurity (2006) WinStar Derby (2006, 2007) Las Flores Handicap (2006, 2008) La Cañada Stakes (2007) San Felipe Stakes (2007) Winstar Oaks (2006, 2007, 2009) A Gleam Invitational Handicap (2007) Potrero Grande Breeders' Cup Handicap (2008) California Cup Distance Handicap (2008) Tuzla Handicap (2008) Lazaro Barrera Memorial Stakes (2010)
Victor Espinoza (born May 23, 1972 in Mexico City, Mexico) is a jockey in American Thoroughbred horse racing. He began riding in his native Mexico and earned his first win there in 1992 before moving the following year to compete at racetracks in California.
Since coming to the United States, Victor Espinoza has developed into one of the country's top jockeys. In 2000, was his big break when he won the Breeders' Cup Distaff aboard Spain and in 2002 captured both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes with War Emblem.