|Net Worth:||$35 million|
|Real Name:||Robert A. Baffert|
|Born:||January 13, 1953|
|Age:||68 years old|
|Height:||5ft & 7in / 1.71m|
|Astrological Sign:||Capricorn ♑|
|Home Town:||Nogales, Arizona, United States|
|Most Famous For:||Seven Kentucky Derbies|
Introduction: Who is Bob Baffert?
If you’ve ever watched the Kentucky Derby, you may have heard of Bob Baffert. He has trained several horses for several important races.
Training for Important Races
Bob Baffert has trained horses for several important races. They include both the Belmont and the Preakness Stakes. Others include the Triple Crown, the Oaks, and the most important race of the year, the Kentucky Derby.
Training for the Kentucky Derby
Baffert worked with two horses, one named Silver Charm for 1997 and Real Quiet for the following year. He became highly prolific as a professional trainer. He spent a few years not turning over new Derby winners until 2001. However, he continued training and worked with interim races such as the Preakness and Belmont Stakes.
The Preakness and Belmont Stakes
Bob Baffert not only trained for the Kentucky Derby but he also worked with contenders in the Preakness and the Belmont Stakes. He began working more intensely with the horses in those races. His work with Point Given gave him the boost he needed to start Derby training again.
Baffert’s Latest Win
Baffert reentered the Derby later that following year with War Emblem, who became the winner. To this date, he continues to create new winners. His most noted is American Pharoah (2015). His lockdown winner was last year’s Authentic.
Bob Baffert’s Net Worth
Years of training high profile winners has allowed Baffert to earn a comfortable income. To this date, his estimated net worth sits at roughly $35 million, both in money and in assets.