Ron Turcotte

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Horse Jockey
Date of Birth July 22, 1941
Place of Birth Canada
Age 79 years old
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Ron Turcotte

Ronald Joseph Morel "Ronnie" Turcotte, is a retired Canadian thoroughbred race horse jockey best known as the rider of Secretariat, winner of the U.S. Triple Crown in 1973.

Occupation: Jockey
Born: July 22, 1941, Drummond, New Brunswick, Canada
Career wins: 3,032
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About Ron Turcotte

Canadian horse jockey and American racing legend who won the 1973 Triple Crown.

Before Fame

He began his career as a hot walker in 1959.


He is best known for riding the horse Secretariat.

Family Life

He was born and raised in New Brunswick, Canada.


He and Red Pollard both won the prestigious Triple Crown.

Information related to Ron Turcotte

  • Sportspeople from New Brunswick
  • Members of the Order of New Brunswick
  • Canadian jockeys
  • Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame inductees
  • Acadian people
  • People with paraplegia
  • American jockeys
  • United States Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame inductees
  • Canada's Sports Hall of Fame inductees
  • Eclipse Award winners
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