Who is Robby Albarado?
Robby Albarado is an American professional horse racing jockey who is well-known for having a record of over 5 thousand professional career wins to date. He has won exactly 5,217 professional games and is still working on increasing the winning streaks. He has won numerous major races, including three Stars and Stripes races, two Arlington Oaks races, and three Razorback races alongside many other races.
He is also a two-time American Classics winner and three-time Breeders’ Cup winner. He has also won the Dubai World Cup in the year 2008. His most significant horses include horses like the five-time Grade 1 winner, Court Vision, and the Canadian Horse of the Year 2000, Quiet Resolve. Robby Albarado was interested in horse racing from a very young age, and he turned a professional at the young age of 16.
|Full Name||Robby J. Albarado|
|Date Of Birth||September 11, 1973|
|Birth Place||Lafayette, Louisiana|
|Net worth||$1 Million - $5 Million|
Robby Albarado’s full name is Robby J. Albarado. He was born on 11 September 1973 in Lafayette, Louisiana, the United States, to parents whose identity has not been made public by the racer. Likewise, there is no information available regarding Robby Albarado’s family background and sibling details either. However, it is known that his father was also a horse jockey at the bush tracks of Louisiana.
He has also stated that he used to watch his father racehorses, and that is when he started developing an interest in racing horses. Moreover, he stated that he started with the basics like cleaning stables, walking the horses, and whatever work he could find related to horses. He was born and raised in the horse racing tracks and hotbeds of Louisiana. Besides this, he is currently 47 years old with the zodiac sign of Virgo.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Robby Albarado holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Unfortunately, information regarding his religious views and ideology is not available online. Likewise, there is no information regarding his exact height and weight either. Besides this, he has a lean body figure with a pair of dark brown colored eyes and dark brown colored hair.
Unfortunately, information regarding Robby Albarado’s educational background and educational qualification is not available at the moment. We will make sure to update the information as soon as possible.
Robby Albarado became a professional horse racing jockey at the age of 16. His first ever professional career win came on 29 June 1990 when he won the race with the horse named One Little Point in Evangeline Downs in Saint Landry Parish in Louisiana. Likewise, his first stake win and his first-grade stake win came in the years 1993 and 1995 at Louisiana Downs and Arlington Park, respectively.
Success did not stop there as he grabbed his first Grade 1 win in Churchill Downs in 1998. Unfortunately, things took an unexpected turn in the same year. He suffered a major skull fracture and had to undergo surgery to replace portions of his skull with titanium mesh and polymer plate. He had to endure another setback in the year 2000, which prevented him from racing in the year 2001.
However, he fought and won against such setbacks in 2003 when he rode the Mineshaft horse and grabbed four Grade 1 win. He had a special relationship with the horse, and the two of them were inducted into the hall of fame of the Fair Grounds. He crossed 3000 victories on 8 December 2004 with a win with the horse named Isle of Silver in the race that took place in New Orleans’ Fair Grounds Race Course.
Likewise, he crossed 4000 wins on 30 May 2009 with Keertana in the race that took place at Churchill Downs and 5000 wins with Vivacious V.V. in the race that took place on 22 January 2017 at Fair Grounds Race Course. His most recent race came in the year 2020 on 3 October when he rode Swiss Skydiver in the Preakness Stakes of the year 2020 and won the race.
Robby Albarado was awarded the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award in the year 2004. Santa Anita Park has presented the award since the 1950s to honor the jockey who has demonstrated high standards of conduct (professional and personal) both on the racetrack and off the racetrack.
Robby Albarado was previously married to Kimber Albarado. The couple was blessed with three children named Kaden Albarado, Kash Albarado, and Larkin Albarado. He was accused twice by his ex-wife of minor domestic violence, but the charges were dropped subsequently. After separating from Kimber, he married his current wife, Paige Albarado, with whom he has had a son whose name is Liam Albarado. Paige works at the Fair Grounds Race Course in the relations office.
Robby Albarado is one of the most successful horse riders in the world of professional horse racing jockey. As of the year 2020, he has an estimated net worth of around $1 million to $5 million.
Robby Albarado is active on social media platforms. His supposed Instagram account (@robase17) has over 2 thousand followers, and his supposed Twitter account (@robby_albarado) has over 900 followers, but none of the accounts mentioned above has been verified yet.