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[re sudden end of Luck
(2011) YV series] I was devastated when they scrapped 'Luck'. I was depressed. It was a big, big hit emotionally. I had a five-year deal with these people. It was astronomical. This was going to be a life changer. I had bonded with the cast and crew; we were like a family. Then boom, it was over. It was eating at me. I was down. And down on myself.
In 1993, became the youngest jockey to surpass $100 million dollars in purse earnings. He was the leading money winning jockey in 1990 with $19.8 million in purses and 1998 with $13.8 million. Ranked among top 10 money winners from 1985-1999 and in 2001. He won the inaugural National Jockey Championship at Lone Star Park in 1997.