Tim Yakteen is a German horse trainer who owns and manages the Tim Yakteen Racing Stables and Yakteen Racing. He is also married to Horsewomen and XBTV commentator Millie Ball. He has also won graded stakes with Mucho Unusual, Points Offtbench, Sabiango, and Bench Points. In 2022, he replaced Bob to qualify some of his houses for the Kentucky Derby.
Tim was born on July 29, 1965 in Germany, but his parents’ names have not yet been released. His father was a Lebanon-born US citizen while his mother is German. He also has an older sister who lived in Cypress, California. From a young age he rode horses and spent a lot of time with his family.
Tim completed his high school education at a local school in Germany, which has not yet been announced. After his high school education, he enrolled at Cypress College. There he earned a two-year degree, which has also not yet been shared with the media.
Tim Yakteen career
In 1980 he moved to Cypress to look for a job. He began working in horse racing, mucking stables. He later began working with Bob Baffert, who is a quarter horse trainer.
In 1991, he joined Hall of Fame coach Charlie Whittingham and worked in California until 1997, when he returned to Bob. In 2004, after gaining experience working with two Halls of Fame, he decided to start his own stable called Tim Yakteen Racing Stables.
That same year, he dispatched his first stakes winner by sending Sabiango to the Dueling Grounds, now known as the Kentucky Downs, to conquer 12 – the Furlong Kentucky Cup Turf Handicap. He recently replaced Bob to qualify some of his houses for the Kentucky Derby. In the Santa Anita Derby, his horse Taiba and Messier took first and second place.
Tim Yakteen Social media
Tim uses social media applications such as Twitter and Instagram. He is active on Twitter and has 2,505 followers and 427 followers. He created his Twitter account in August 2011 and has been tagged by tweets from TVG, TwinSpires Racing, Blood-Horse, and other accounts. His Instagram account is not very active as he only has two posts. He has 420 followers and 51 followers on his account.
Tim Yakteen Biography
|Real name||Tim Yakteen|
|Date of birth||July 29, 1965|
|Age (as of 2022)||59 years|
|Place of birth||Germany|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 9” – in centimeters – 175 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 80kg – in pounds – 176 pounds|
|shoe size||12 (USA)|
Tim Yakteen Family
|Who is Tim Yakteen’s wife?||Millie Ball|
|children||Two (Sam and Ben)|
Tim has been married to Millie Ball or Camilla Ball Yakteen for many years. They first met at the race track and started dating shortly after. Camilla works as an on-air race analyst at Santa Anita Racetrack and XBTV. She also used to ride horses. In July 2001, they tied a wedding knot together at a private ceremony. They were blessed along with two boys. Their children’s names are Sam Yakteen, born in 2005, and Ben Yakteen, born in 2007.
Tim Yakteen Net Worth
Tim earned a lot as a horse trainer and was successful. He was also coached by Hall of Famers Charlie Wittingham and Bob Baffert. So far, his total career earnings have been estimated at around $12,277,628. According to sources, the information about his fortune has not yet been shared with the media.
Facts About Tim Yakteen
- He speaks fluent German.
- His father joined the army and was posted to Nuremberg.
- He grew up in a small Bavarian town in Germany.
- His wife Camilla won the Marlborough Cup Timber Race and Tim proposed to her at the 2001 Dubai World Cup.
- Bob helped him win many championships including Real Quiet, Silverbullet Day, Point Given and many others.