Currently alive, at 72 years of age.
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1946 – Born on the 29th of December in Panama City, Panama.
1966 – Fred W. Hooper, a prominent horseman, and agent Camilo Marin sponsored him to come to the United States and ride under contract with them.
– Started his American career at the Arlington Park in Chicago and he won eight out of his first eleven races.
1970 – Pincay was voted the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award.
1971 – United States Champion Jockey by wins and the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey.
1973-1974 – Received the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey.
1975 – Inducted to the National Museum of Racing and Racing Hall of Fame.
1979 – Received the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey.
1982-1984 – Took three consecutive Belmont Stakes.
1984 – He won the Kentucky Derby aboard Swale (horse).
1985 – Received the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey.
1992 – Married wife Jeanine in this year.
1993 – Jean Laffit Pincay, Jeanine and Laffit’s son was born this year in October.
1996 – He was voted the Mike Venezia Memorial Award.
1999 – Received the Eclipse Special Award.
2000 – Received the Big Sport of Turfdom Award.
2003 – In April of this year, at the time of his retirement, he remained horse racing’s winningest jockey, with 9,530 career victories.
2004 – Hollywood Park announced the creation of the Laffit Pincay Jr. Award on Hollywood Gold Cup Day that features the race he won a record nine times.
2006 – On the 1st of December, Russell Baze passed Pincay on the all-time win list.