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Age: 38 (born June 12, 1967).
Weight: 113 pounds.
Hometown: Lima, Peru.
Residence: Hollywood, Fla.
Family: Liliana (wife); Edgar Jr., Luis (sons); Patricia (daughter).
Triple Crown record: Derby, 1-for-7; Preakness, 0-for-8; Belmont, 2-for-6.
Top wins: Barbaro (2006 Kentucky Derby); Birdstone (2004 Belmont Stakes, Travers); Sarava (2002 Belmont Stakes); Folklore (2005 Breeder's Cup Juvenile Fillies); Silver Train (2005 Breeders' Cup Sprint); Saint Liam (2005 Woodward); Peace Rules (2003 Blue Grass, Haskell Invitational); Bird Town (2003 Kentucky Oaks); Harlan's Holiday (2002 Florida Derby, Blue Grass).
Accomplishments: Spoiled Triple Crown bids of War Emblem in 2002 and Smarty Jones in 2004, winning Belmont with Sarava in '02 and then Birdstone in '04. ... Led nation's riders in wins from 1997-99, with 536 in '97, 470 in '98 and 402 in '99.
Purse money earned (career): $173,361,041 through May 8.
Winners (career): 5,606 through May 8.
How he got started: Father was an assistant trainer in Peru; brothers Jorge and Anibal were jockeys.
First winner: Tatin, 1983 (in Peru).