Brice Blanc

Brice Blanc (born January 16, 1973 in Lyon, Rhone, France) is a jockey in American Thoroughbred horse racing.

Brice Blanc
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OccupationJockey
BornJanuary 16, 1973
Lyon, France
Career winsongoing
Major racing wins
Las Palmas Handicap (1995)
Del Mar Oaks (1997)
San Clemente Handicap (1997)
Providencia Stakes (1997)
San Francisco Mile (1997, 1999)
San Luis Obispo Handicap (1997)
San Pasqual Handicap (1998)
First Lady Stakes (1999)
Matriarch Stakes (1999)
Morvich Handicap (1999)
Arcadia Handicap (2000)
Beverly Hills Handicap (2000)
Buena Vista Handicap (2000, 2002)
Ramona Handicap (2000)
Nearctic Stakes (2000)
Gamely Breeders' Cup Handicap (2001)
Lady's Secret Breeders' Cup Handicap (2001)
Sunset Handicap (2002)
Fair Grounds Handicap (2001)
La Habra Stakes (2002)
San Juan Capistrano Invitational Handicap (2003)
Arlington Handicap (2004)
Churchill Distaff Turf Mile Stakes (2004)
Edgewood Stakes (2005)
Gulfstream Park Handicap (2005)
Indiana Derby (2005)
Opening Verse Handicap (2005)
Stars and Stripes Turf Handicap (2005)
Commonwealth Turf Stakes (2006)
Lane's End Stakes (2006)
Daytona Handicap (2007)
Del Mar Debutante Stakes (2007)
San Marcos Handicap (2007)
Eatontown Handicap (2007)
Honeymoon Handicap (2015)
Significant horses
Happyanunoit, Famous Digger

Blanc attended a jockey's apprentice school in his native France then, encouraged by trainer Ben Cecil, in October 1993 emigrated to the United States where he settled in Southern California and began racing at area tracks. He competed primarily at Del Mar Racetrack, Hollywood Park Racetrack and Santa Anita Park but also won races at various other North American racetracks including Arlington Park in Chicago, Gulfstream Park in Florida, and Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

After spending close to ten years racing in California he relocated to Kentucky where he raced until 2006 when he returned to California

ReferencesEdit

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (2000–present) Peak
position
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2000 56
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2004 56
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2005 60
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2007 74