Rafael Bejarano is an American thoroughbred horse racing champion. He trained at the National Equestrian School of Peru before starting his professional career in 1999. Having achieved success, especially when he won the title of equestrian apprentice at the Hipódromo de Monterrico in Lima, you emigrated to the United States in the spring of 2002 and settled in Louisville. , Kentucky. He scored his first win on July 10 of that year at River Downs in Cincinnati, Ohio, and won major victories in Kentucky and on the New York Racing Association track.
|Born||Jun 23, 1982, Arequipa, Arequipa Province, Peru|
|Career wins||3,000+ (ongoing)|
He won the most races in the United States in 2004 and won the 2009 Arkansas Derby, 2010 Kentucky Oaks, and the 2011 California Cup Classic.
He learned to ride at the Peruvian national riding school.
He finished second in the 2005 Belmont Stakes.
He was born in Arequipa, Arequipa Province, Peru.
He was nominated for the 2008 Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey but lost to Garrett Gomez.
Peruvians immigrate to the United States. American Horse Racing Championship. American horses. Louisville, Kentucky athlete