Biography - A Short Wiki
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Victor Espinoza is a popular Mexican jockey. He competes in American Thoroughbred horse racing, and in 2015, he won the Triple Crown on American Pharoah. He has been greatly successful in his career and has won the Kentucky Derby three times. Also, he has won the Preakness Stakes three times. With his Triple Crown victory in 2015, he became the oldest jockey and first Hispanic jockey to win the award.
Read about Victor Espinoza's career and accomplishments in the following section.
Victor Espinoza’s career took off in 2000 when he became the winner of the Breeders’ Cup Distaff in Spain. Two years later, in 2002, he won both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes on War Emblem. For the period between 2000 and 2006, he got 193 wins a year on average and twice finished on the third position in total earnings among jockeys. On the 31st of May 2013, he got his 3000th career win on Flashy Delight at Betfair Hollywood Park in Inglewood, California.
Family and Personal Life
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Victor Espinoza is currently single as per our records, and there isn’t any information available about his previous relationships as well. On the 22nd of July 2018, he suffered a fractured vertebra while riding Bobby Abu Dhabi at the Del Mar racetrack. Several weeks after the accident, he was still having trouble performing basic activities like shaving, walking, and getting out of bed. He eventually returned to the sport on the 5th of January 2019,
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Victor Espinoza|
|Age (as of today)||51 years|
|Date of Birth||May 23, 1972|
|Place of Birth||Tulancingo, Hidalgo, Mexico|
|Nationality||Mexican and American|
|Height||1.58 m, 5 feet 2 inches|
|Weight||51 kg, 112.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$10 Million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Victor Espinoza's height is not very tall measuring 1.58 m. Victor Espinoza weighs 51 kg. Being born on May 23, 1972, translates to an age of 51 years as of todays date (May 28, 2023).