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Gerard Melancon

Los Angeles, USA

Currently Residing:
Los Angeles USA

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He has a wife and two sons namely Jansen and Jonas.

He is an American jockey in Thoroughbred horse racing. Melancon won his first race in 1984 at Evangeline Downs and in the next two years he became one of the most promising jockeys. But his career took a downward move from 1986 when got into problems with alcohol and drug addiction. In 2002-03 he won back to back titles at Louisiana Downs and in 2003 he ranked 13th in terms of the races won. He won his 3,000th race on April 19, 2007 at Evangeline Downs.


Year Races Run Wins Place Show Earnings
2011 317 59 47 43 -
2010 822 145 119 122 -
2009 949 183 167 138 -
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