Rajiv Maragh

Birth Date: Tuesday, July 9, 1985
Birth Place: Jamaica

2012-13 Gulfstream Record
Mounts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
20 6 2 3 $228,110
Career: Spent much of last winter in New York where he finished sixth in wins and money won. He finished sixth in wins and eighth in money won during the Belmont spring meet. Won the Excelsior Stakes (G3) aboard Last Gunfighter and the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1) and Presque Isle Downs Masters (G2) with Groupie Doll.
Maragh finished fourth in both wins and purse earnings during the 2011-12 Gulfstream meeting. …He won two Breeders’ Cup races in 2012, riding Groupie Doll to victory in the Filly and Mare Sprint (G1) and Hightail to victory in the Juvenile Sprint...He ranked fifth in earnings during the spring meeting at Belmont, where he rode Zo Impressive for a Grade 1 triumph in the Mother Goose last spring…He ranked 10th at the Saratoga meeting in wins and earnings…In 2011, he finished in the top 10 at Gulfstream and was the regular rider of Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) winner Caleb’s Posse, who also won the Kings Bishop (G1), Ohio Derby (G3) and Amsterdam (G2). He also rode Tizway to victories in the Whitney (G1) and Metropolitan (G1). He won the 2011 Risen Star (G2) aboard Mucho Macho Man, aboard whom he finished third in the Kentucky Derby (G1). … Maragh won the 2010 Louisiana Derby aboard Mission Impazible. He reached the 1,000 win mark in February of 2010. … He rode his first winner at Tampa Bay Downs in 2004. Maragh arrived in the U.S. at the age of 13 and began working at farms in Florida and galloped horses for his father, a jockey in Jamaica.