The Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey is an American thoroughbred horse racing honor for jockeys first awarded in 1971. Part of the Eclipse Awards program, it is awarded annually.

In 1995, Russell Baze was honored with the Eclipse Special Award for being the first jockey ever to win 400 or more races in a year for four years in a row.


2017Jose OrtizPuerto Rico
2016Javier CastellanoVenezuela
2015Javier CastellanoVenezuela
2014Javier CastellanoVenezuela
2013Javier CastellanoVenezuela
2012Ramon DominguezVenezuela
2011Ramon DominguezVenezuela
2010Ramon DominguezVenezuela
2009Julien LeparouxFrance
2008Garrett GomezUnited States
2007Garrett GomezUnited States
2006Edgar PradoPeru
2005John R. VelazquezPuerto Rico
2004John R. VelazquezPuerto Rico
2003Jerry BaileyUnited States
2002Jerry BaileyUnited States
2001Jerry BaileyUnited States
2000Jerry BaileyUnited States
1999Jorge F. ChavezPeru
1998Gary StevensUnited States
1997Jerry BaileyUnited States
1996Jerry BaileyUnited States
1995Jerry BaileyUnited States
1994Mike SmithUnited States
1993Mike SmithUnited States
1992Kent DesormeauxUnited States
1991Pat DayUnited States
1990Craig PerretUnited States
1989Kent DesormeauxUnited States
1988Jose SantosChile
1987Pat DayUnited States
1986Pat DayUnited States
1985Laffit Pincay, Jr.Panama
1984Pat DayUnited States
1983Angel Cordero, Jr.Puerto Rico
1982Angel Cordero, Jr.Puerto Rico
1981Bill ShoemakerUnited States
1980Chris McCarronUnited States
1979Laffit Pincay, Jr.Panama
1978Darrel McHargueUnited States
1977Steve CauthenUnited States
1976Sandy HawleyUnited States
1975Braulio BaezaPanama
1974Laffit Pincay, Jr.Panama
1973Laffit Pincay, Jr.Panama
1972Braulio BaezaPanama
1971Laffit Pincay, Jr.Panama