Robby Albarado
Born:
1973-09-11
Lafayette
Louisiana, USA

Currently Residing:
Louisville
Kentucky USA

Height: 5â6â
Weight: 110 lbs



Kimber is his wife. They have two sons - Kaden and Kash.


Notes:
Robby Albarado clinched his first career victory in 1990 riding on One Little Point at Evangeline Downs. He enjoyed riding in Louisiana, Arkansas and Chicago and won several races at Arlington Park, Fair Grounds (six times), Keeneland (twice) and Oaklawn Park (twice). He came to the Kentucky circuit in 1996 and tried his luck in thoroughbred racing. Albarado registered his first stakes victory in 1993 Grady Madden Memorial Stakes on Tuckâs Honey Bear. In 1995, he made a first graded stakes â âStars and Stripes Handicapâ victory at Arlington Park with Snake Eyes. At the historic Churchill Downs, Albarado won first Grade 1 race riding on Joyeux Danseur in the Early Times Turf Classic. He had to stay out of the field for nearly seventeen months during 1998 and â99 due to two skull fractures. It was a massive damage that required the replacement of his skull with titanium mesh and polymer. Albarado earned victory in the Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park and he was a regular rider of 2003 Horse of the Year Mineshaft too. He posted 3000th win on December 9, 2004 at Fair Grounds riding Isle of Silver.

Statistics
Year Races Run Wins Place Show Earnings
2011 1070 176 189 136 -
2010 1059 175 187 134 -
2009 1122 195 175 152 -
2008 1240 250 181 190 -
2006 1069 175 189 152 -
2005 1164 204 203 178 -
2004 1309 213 223 197 -

Facts
Major Racing Wins:- Stars and Stripes Handicap (1995) Arlington Oaks (1996) Mint Julep Handicap (1997, 2005, 2006, 2007) Stonerside Beaumont Stakes (1997, 1999) Indiana Derby (1998, 2001, 2007) Lexington Stakes (1998, 2007) Maker's Mark Mile Stakes (1998, 2003) Spinster Stakes (1998) Turf Classic Stakes (1998, 2005) Mother Goose Stakes (1999, 2004) Arlington Classic (2000) Arlington Handicap (2000, 2001) Dixie Stakes (2000) Turfway Park Fall Championship (2000) Derby Trial (2001) Alcibiades Stakes (2002) Mineshaft Handicap (2002, 2008) Shakertown Stakes (2002) Washington Park Handicap (2002) Ashland Stakes (2003) Ben Ali Stakes (2003, 2004, 2005) Fair Grounds Handicap (2003, 2006) Holy Bull Stakes (2003) Jockey Club Gold Cup (2003, 2007, 2008) Pimlico Special (2003) Colonel E.R. Bradley Handicap(2003) Suburban Handicap (2003) Woodward Stakes (2003, 2008) Gazelle Handicap (2004) Pennsylvania Derby (2004) Shadwell Turf Mile Stakes (2004) Sword Dancer Handicap (2004) Louisville Breeders' Cup Handicap (2005) Mrs. Revere Stakes (2005) River City Handicap (2005, 2002, 2001) Phoenix Breeders' Cup Stakes (2005) Ack Ack Handicap (2006) Delta Jackpot Stakes (2006) Razorback Breeders' Cup Handicap (2006) Sugar Bowl Stakes (2006) Arkansas Derby (2007) Black Gold Stakes (2007) Mervin Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap (2007) Rebel Stakes (2007) Risen Star Stakes (2007) Indiana Derby (1998, 2001, 2007) Raven Run Stakes (2007) Azeri Stakes (2008) Dubai World Cup (2008) Hirsch Jacobs Stakes (2008) New Orleans Handicap (2009)
American Classics / Breeders' Cup wins:- Preakness Stakes (2007) Breeders' Cup Classic (2007)
Racing Awards:- George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award (2004)
Top Mounts:- Quiet Resolve, King Cugat, Mineshaft Classic Cat, Notional, Curlin