Fernando Jara

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Fernando Jara
Occupation Jockey
Born (1987-12-18) December 18, 1987 (age 30)
Herrera, Panama
Career wins 101 (ongoing)
Major racing wins

Belmont Stakes (2006)
Suburban Handicap (2006)
Whitney Handicap (2006)
Clasico del Caribe (2006)
Donn Handicap (2007)
Dubai World Cup (2007)
Shirley Jones Handicap (2007)
Marine Stakes (2007)

Breeders' Cup wins:
Breeders' Cup Classic (2006)
Significant horses
Like Now, Jazil, Invasor

Fernando Jara (born December 18, 1987 in Panama) is a thoroughbred horse racing jockey in the United States. Aboard Jazil he won the 2006 Belmont Stakes.[1] In addition, he was the primary North American rider of 2006 American Horse of the Year Invasor, and rode him to victory in the 2006 Breeders' Cup Classic,[2] 2007 Donn Handicap[3] and 2007 Dubai World Cup.[4]


  1. ^ Mitchell, Ron. "18-Year-Old Jara Guides Jazil to Belmont Victory". BloodHorse.com. Retrieved 2012-07-28. 
  2. ^ "Invasor Conquers Bernardini in Breeders' Cup Classic". BloodHorse.com. Retrieved 2012-07-28. 
  3. ^ Shinar, Jack. "No Stopping Invasor in Donn Handicap". BloodHorse.com. Retrieved 2012-07-28. 
  4. ^ "Invasor Conquers World Cup; 'Cat Last". BloodHorse.com. Retrieved 2012-07-28. 

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2006–present) Peak
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2006 16
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2007 36