Joel Rosario has yet to ride a horse in the Arlington Million but he did finish second in the 2011 Beverly D. with Dubawi Heights. He enrolled in jockey school for six months in his native Dominican Republic and by the age of fourteen had his jockey’s license. He won the Del Mar riding title in 2009-10-11. Joel won his first graded stakes race in 2008 aboard Zappa in the San Pasquel (GII) and his first Breeders’ Cup race in 2009 with Dancing in Silks. His top mounts have included Creative Cause, Acclimation, Blind Luck, Harmonious, Dakota Phone, Dubawi Heights, Twirling Candy and Zazu.