Michael McCarthy Rombauer horse stunned him at the Preakness on Sunday. Let us learn about him.
McCarthy is the horse trainer of Rombauer horse. He won the Triple Crown race win with the horse on Saturday.
Michael McCarthy Rombauer Horse Trainer
Michael McCarthy’s Rombauer horse won him his first career Triple Crown race on May 15, 2021.
In fact, the trophy was earned in the Grade 1 Preakness Stakes. Driven by the jockey Flavien Prat, the horse won by 3 1/2 lengths. The horse won the race in the second leg of the competition.
ROMBAUER (Twirling Candy @LanesEndFarms ) gives @mwmracing our first classic entrant in the 146th @PreaknessStakes. Drawn in post 6 of 10 with Flavien Prat for @JohnFradkin and his wife Diane. Can’t thank the @PimlicoRC staff enough for the exceptional hospitality ! pic.twitter.com/NxKcb4ZaLu
— Michael W. McCarthy (@mwmracing) May 12, 2021
McCarthy said Rombauer’s performance stunned him, but he was not totally surprised. Rombauer beat Midnight Bourbon and Medina Spirit. In fact, McCarthy’s Rombauer came from behind to stun everyone.
Michael has been training Rombauer since 2020 at Santa Anita Park. Notably, Rombauer had won the El Camino Real Derby at Golden Gate Fields. The race was on a synthetic surface.
In fact, the win had guaranteed the trip to Preakness.
Michael McCarthy Age
McCarthy’s age has reached 50 years old.
McCarthy earned his trainer’s license in 2006. However, he has been training his own stable of horses since 2014. He was born in Ohio.
Michael has been living in Arcadia, California, after moving there with his family. He has been there since he was six years old.
Interestingly, he could hear the sounds of races in Santa Anita as his house was near it.
Michael’s father was an office furniture dealer. His father now follows racing despite being unknown about it until his son was involved. McCarthy had joined Santa Anita working for the trainer John O’Hara.
McCarthy attended Cal Pony Pomana studying animal husbandry. In fact, he used to take night classes as he was working in the day.
Michael McCarthy’s Wikipedia bio gives a concise glimpse into his big career.
McCarthy used to train the horse named the City of Light before. In fact, he won the 2018 Breeder’s Cup Dirt Mile with the horse.
Besides, 2016 Gamely Stakes, 2017 Malibu Stakes, and 2018 Triple Bend Stakes are major racing wins.
What Is His Net Worth?
Michael’s net worth has not been revealed in figures yet. But it should be in millions.
McCarthy has earned over $2.4 million in 2021 only. Overall, he has career earnings of $18.9 million.