(born October 2, 1985 in Lima, Peru) is a thoroughbred horse racing jockey. He was Peru's leading apprentice jockey in 2003 and in that same year he began racing in the United States at the Meadowlands Racetrack where he was also the leading apprentice. His father and grandfather were both jockeys in Peru. He is currently married and lives in Westbury, New York with his wife and child. Garcia got his big break in 2007 when he won the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf. This was his first ever Breeders' Cup ride. The win, on Lahudood, meant that he was the third jockey ever to win his first Breeders' Cup race.
05.08.2009 by Dave Litfin After being unseated from Hidden Face just past the wire in race 3, AlanGarcia was off Mesa Vista, who finished third with Cornelio Velasquez in the 4th race behind Dean's Kitten ($5.40) and late-rallying Paddy O'Prado.
President AlanGarcia offered an official apology to the Afro Peruvian community on behalf of the Peruvian state and asked for its forgiveness after centuries of abuses, exclusion... - 12.09.2009, EbruNews
The United States, ever since its founding fathers, has had an ideal, a mission to the world. In the '40s, it sacrificed the lives of many young people to achieve the freedom of the world. Nowadays, we need to focus on democracy and free trade. - President Bush Welcomes President García of Peru to the White House (April 23, 2007)