Joe Crispin

Birth Date: August 16, 1960
Birth Place: Lemmon, South Dakota

2012 Thoroughbred  Statisitics

Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Winning % % In the Money
152 26 22 28 17 50


2012 Quarterhorse Statisitics

Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Winning % % In the Money
 27 1 6 5 4 44


First Win: In 1982 on a horse named Whippet for Calvin Hughes at Ferndale

Biggest Win(s):  I won a $100,000 Stakes race at Boise for Bill Hoburg on a horse named Aqua's Legend

Favorite Horse:  Atta Boy Roy is probably the most famous horse i've ridden

Favorite Sport other than Horse Racing:  I like Golfing, Bowling and Bull Riding

Favorite Restaurant:  Who Song and Larry's and Joe's Crab Shack in Vancouver

Favorite Music:   Country Western, George Strait, George Jones, Merle Haggard, and also Nickelback

Children:  Seven altogether :)

Favorite Part of Portland Meadows: Everybody at the track is great, there is a wonderful camaraderie here

Heroes in Horse Racing: Eddie Arcaro, Johnny Longden, Laffit Pincay, Billy Shoemaker, Chris McCarron

Superstitions before a race: I get to the room early, like to clear my head, do some meditation, and get ready for the races

Height/Weight: 5'5", 115lbs

Which does Joe like more?

Closer or Speed Horse:  Closer
Quarter Horse or Thoroughbred: Anything that Wins
Route or Sprint:   Route
Rail or Outside:   Outside
Coke or Pepsi:   Coke
Seattle or Portland:  Portland
Beer, Wine or Whiskey:  Beer
Candy or Chocolate:   Chocolate
Country or Rock and Roll:   Country
Car or Truck:  Truck
McDonalds or Burger King:  McDonalds
Beef, Chicken, or Pork:  Chicken

Additional Comments......Has won four of the last five riding titles at Portland Meadows, and has dominated the standings in each of those four seasons......Won the Portland Mile in 2009 with Crafty Power......Won the $80,000 Portland Meadows Oaks in 2011 with Alec's Moon........Always dangerous when he teams up with trainer Jerry Hollendorfer (Asst. Trainer Tom Roberts).......Is the regular rider for Quarter Horse Snip N Dale who has been the top QH runner here the last few years.