Shaun Bridgmohan was born on June 24, 1979 and resides in Goshen, Kentucky. A native of Jamaica, Shaun moved to Florida at age 13 and was introduced to horse racing at Calder Race Course by his father Gerald, an avid horse racing fan who would not let his son pursue a career as a jockey until he had graduated high school.
He received the 1998 Eclipse Award for Apprentice Jockey and his first Grade I winner was in the 2000 Carter Handicap aboard Brutally Frank. He has won riding titles at Fair Grounds, Aqueduct, Arlington Park, and Churchill Downsand has over 2,000 victories in more than 160 stakes and over 60 graded stakes in his career.
Shaun currently rides in Kentucky, New York, and New Orleans.