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Víctor Espinoza

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Birthday
23, 1972
Birthplace
Tulancingo, Mexico
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
23, 1972 (age 47)
Birthplace
Tulancingo, Mexico

About

Mexican jockey best known for jockeying Triple Crown winner American Pharoah in 2015. He also received the ESPY Award for Best Jockey in 2014 for his work with California Chrome. 

Before Fame

He was a bus driver in Mexico City at age seventeen. 

Trivia

He famously won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes on the back of California Chrome in 2014 but failed to complete the coveted Triple Crown that year, falling short at the Belmont Stakes.

Family Life

He has eleven siblings.

Associated With

He and Calvin Borel are both multiple-time winners of the Kentucky Derby.