Rajiv Maragh

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Rajiv Maragh
Maragh rajiv L.jpg
Occupation Jockey
Born July 9, 1985
Jamaica
Career wins not found
Major racing wins
Cliff Hanger Stakes (2005, 2008)
Mac Diarmida Handicap (2006)
Violet Handicap (2007)
Ashland Stakes (2008)
Bed O' Roses Handicap (2008)
Bourbon Stakes (2008)
Distaff Handicap (2008)
Alcibiades Stakes (2009)
Apple Blossom Handicap (2009)
Ballerina Stakes (2009)
Beldame Stakes (2009)
First Lady Stakes (2009)
Florida Oaks (2009)
Go For Wand Handicap (2009)
Just A Game Handicap (2009)
Saratoga Dew Stakes (2009)
Knickerbocker Handicap (2009)
Yaddo Handicap (2009)
Louisiana Derby (2010)
Hill Prince Stakes (2010)
King's Bishop Stakes(2011)
Kent Stakes (2013)
Classics & Breeders' Cup
Breeders' Cup Mile (2011)
Significant horses
Music Note, Diamondrella, Caleb's Posse

Rajiv Maragh (born July 9, 1985, in Jamaica) is a jockey in American Thoroughbred horse racing. An Indo-Jamaican, he is the son of a jockey who rode in Jamaica before relocating to Florida where he began a career as a horse trainer.

Rajiv Maragh rode his first winner at Tampa Bay Downs on February 1, 2004. He got his big break in 2008 when he was 14th in the national earnings list. Rapidly developing into a top jockey since moving north to compete at NYRA tracks, in 2009 he has been a winner of several Grade 1 races.

He rode Mucho Macho Man to a 3rd place finish at the 2011 Kentucky Derby. He rode his first Breeder's Cup winner on Caleb's Posse in the dirt mile

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2005–present) Peak
position
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2005 72
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2006 63
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2007 41
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2008 14
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2009 9
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2010 19
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2011 11
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2012 14
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2013 18

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