Javier Matias

Birth Date: December 22, 1971
Birth Place: Mexico City, Mexico

2012 Thoroughbred Statisitics

Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Winning % % In the Money
 81 16 9 16 20 51


2012 Quarterhorse Statisitics

Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Winning % % In the Money
 1 0 0 0 0 0


First Win: A Long time ago in Mexico City :)

Biggest Win(s):  Won a Stakes at Bay Meadows on the grass for Larry Ross

Favorite Horse:  Lohchom

Favorite Sport other than Horse Racing: Soccer

Favorite Restaurant:  Black Angus

Favorite Music:   Spanish Music, especially romantic Spanish Music

Spouse:  Elsa

Children:  Six of them

Favorite Part of Portland Meadows:  People at Portland Meadows are so nice, plus I can go watch the Dog races before our races start

Heroes in Horse Racing: N/A

Superstitions before a race: None really

Height/Weight: 5'3" 119

Which does Javier like more?

Closer or Speed Horse:  Closer
Quarter Horse or Thoroughbred: Thoroughbred
Route or Sprint:   Sprint
Rail or Outside:  Whichever leads to a win
Coke or Pepsi:  Coke
Seattle or Portland:  I love them both equally
Beer, Wine or Whiskey: Tequila
Candy or Chocolate:  Both :)
Country or Rock and Roll:  Spanish Music
Car or Truck:  Car
McDonalds or Burger King:  Burger King
Beef, Chicken, or Fish:  Fish

Additional Comments......Very solid finishing rider, can close with the best of them........loves to teach Spanish to people who don't speak it..........loves to watch Greyhound Racing, especially at Bluffs Run.......an avid Facebook user...Took home his first career riding title at Portland Meadows in 2011-12 when he led the standings with 70 wins.