Kaenel, Jack

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Kaenel, Jack Gender: M
Jack Leroy Kaenel
born on 27 July 1965 at 15:57 (= 3:57 PM )
Place Omaha, Nebraska, 41n16, 95w56
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 04°37' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 26°24 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 09°41'


American jockey. Tall for his sport at 5-feet, 7-inches, "Cowboy Jack" Kaenel holds the record for being the youngest rider to win a Triple Crown race - when he rode Aloma's Ruler at age 16 in the 1982 Preakness Stakes (winning on May 15, 1982). In early April of 2007 he suffered a seizure and cracked skull, requiring emergency brain surgery. He has also battled alcoholism, suffered other injuries and waged a battle against weight. Kaenel has ridden 2,046 winners from 15,270 races in his career.


  • Health : Violent trauma April 2007 (Seizure and cracked skull)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes Dave Anderson, "Racing's New 'Kid' Is a Cowboy," New York Times, May 17, 1982, p. C3.


  • Vocation : Sports : Race Horses (Jockey)