Gary Stevens is an Eclipse Award winning jockey with wins in 8 Triple Crown races including 3 Kentucky Derbies. Gary is originally from Idaho where he grew up in a horse racing family. Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1997, Gary has won nearly every major race around the world including eight Breeders' Cup races and the Dubai World Cup.
At Arlington, Stevens twice won the Arlington Million (Golden Pheasant, 1990 and Marlin, 1997); twice won the Beverly D. (Fire THe Groom, 1991 and Angara, 2005); and the Secretariat Stakes once aboard Vaudeville (1994).
He starred in the Academy Award nominated film Seabiscuit playing the role of George Woolf in 2003. In 2005 he retired from racing and became a broadcast racing analyst for NBC and HRTV. He also had a featured role in the HBO series "Luck."
Since returning to the saddle, Stevens has again been a major force and won the Preakness aboard Oxbow as well as numerous stakes races in California, his home circuit.