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Charles Kurtsinger Net Worth

Charles Kurtsinger Net Worth is
$11 Million

Charles Kurtsinger Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Charles E. Kurtsinger (November 16, 1906 - September 24, 1946) was an American Hall of Fame jockey who won the Triple Crown in 1937.Known as "Charley" but in racing received the nickname "The Flying Dutchman", Kurtsinger was born in Shepherdsville, Kentucky and learned race riding from his jockey father and from veteran rider Mack Garner. Among his career achievenments, he won the 1931 Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes aboard Twenty Grand and the Preakness Stakes in 1933 with Head Play. However, he is best known as the jockey of U.S. Triple Crown champion, War Admiral. In 1931 and 1937, Kurtsinger was the leading U.S. jockey in earnings. Over his career, he won 12.8% of his starts.Kurtsinger was the jockey on War Admiral in the famous 1938 match race with Seabiscuit. Laura Hillenbrand's bestselling book, Seabiscuit: An American Legend, recounts the story and in the movie version Kurtsinger was played by retired Hall of Fame jockey Chris McCarron.Dealing with an injury that was not healing properly, Charley Kurtsinger retired in 1939 having won 12.8% of his career starts. He turned to training but died of complications from pneumonia in 1946 at the age of 39 and was inducted into the United States' National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 1967.
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IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthSeptember 16, 1906
Died1946-09-24
Place Of BirthShepherdsville, Kentucky, USA
Star SignVirgo
#Fact
1Jockey aboard War Admiral when he lost the 1938 running of the Pimlico Special in a match race with Seabiscuit.
2Jockey who rode War Admiral to the 1937 Triple Crown.

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Seabiscuit: The Lost Documentary1939DocumentaryHimself (as Charlie Kurtsinger)

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The True Story of Seabiscuit2003TV Movie documentaryHimself

Known for movies


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