- Short Bio: Who is Steve Cauthen?
- How much is Steve Cauthen net worth?
- Family and daughters: Who is Steve Cauthen’s wife?
- Height and weight: How tall is Steve Cauthen?
- Wiki and Facts
The American jockey, Steve Cauthen is known best for being the youngest jockey to ever win the U.S. Triple Crown and the only jockey ever named Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year. Steve Cauthen was born on May 1, 1960, in Covington, Kentucky, U.S. He grew up around horses in Walton with his father who was a trainer. This motivated him to pursue a career as a horse racing jockey.
How much is Steve Cauthen net worth?
Steve Cauthen embarked his remarkable career with his first race in May 1976 at Churchill Downs. Steve Cauthen came into the limelight of horse racing in 1977 when he won his first Affectionately Handicap. He won the Busanda Stakes and the Excelsior Breeders' Cup Handicap in the same year. Eventually, Steve’s career went on to go uphill when he won his first Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes in 1978. His most noteworthy wins in the 1980s were the Epsom Derby two times, the Middle Park Stakes and the Ascot Gold up. In 1987, Steve won the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes. At the end of the 1980s, Steve went on to win the Irish Derby and the Irish Oaks. He was the winner of the Derby Italiano in 1991. Looking at country wise, Steve has won many such as Fillies Mile, July Cup, Nunthorpe Stakes, Yorkshire Oaks, Sun Chariot Stakes, and more in Great Britain. Out of all the horses, he has ridden in Affirmed seems to be the most suited for him. In France, Steve went on to win the Grand Prix de Paris, Prix de Diane, Prix du Jockey Club, Prix Royal-Oak, and more.
When Steve became the U.S. Triple crown winner, he became the youngest jockey to be so. Steve has won both the Kentucky Derby and the Epsom Derby making him the only Jockey to have accomplished it. Till date, it is known that Steve Cauthen has had 294 wins in his career. Steve Cauthen wiki suggests that after his retirement he went on to buy a stud farm in Kentucky. Steve Cauthen net worth proves his hard work and enthusiasm at his work as a jockey. Steve Cauthen net worth is noted to be $ 6 million according to many sources.
Family and daughters: Who is Steve Cauthen’s wife?
Steve Cauthen is known to be a family man. Steve Cauthen family consists of his wife and his three daughters. Steve Cauthen wife is Amy Cauthen who has supported him a lot throughout his exceptional career. Together the couple lives with their three daughters named Katelyn, Kelsey, and Karlie. He also has two brothers named Doug ad Kerry Cauthen.
Height and weight: How tall is Steve Cauthen?
Steve Cauthen age at present is known to be 57. He has kept up the charm and the figure even at this age. Steve Cauthen height is known to be 5 feet 5 inches. Steve Cauthen has a weight of over 50 kgs which is perfect for his height.
Wiki and Facts
Steve Cauthen wiki has details of his personal as well as professional life. Cauthen has been honored many times for his remarkable work in the field of horse racing. Steve Cauthen has been honored with the awards such as the prestigious Eclipse Award for Outstanding Apprentice Jockey, George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award and British Champion Jockey. He has also won the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey. He has also won the Eclipse Award of Merit in 1977. Steve Cauthen has been named Associated Press Athlete of the Year and Sports Illustrated - Sportsman of the Year. He was inducted into the United States Racing Hall of Fame.