Despite winning two Kentucky Derbies, Preakness and Belmont Stakes, Chris McCarron is yet venturing into a new phase of his ever-changing career and has joined Team Valor in an effort to grow ownership in the sport. Winner of the Eclipse Award as outstanding apprentice jockey in 1974 and the Eclipse Award as outstanding jockey in 1980, Chris McCarron led North America by races won three times and by money won four times. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1989. Not one to rest on his laurels, he founded the North American Racing Academy in Lexington, Kentucky. He has won 6 Triple Crown races: - Kentucky Derby 1987 on ALYSHEBA, 1994 on GO FOR GIN, - Preakness 1987 on ALYSHEBA, 1992 on PINE BLUFF, - Belmont 1986 on DANZIG CONNECTION, 1997 on TOUCH GOLD. After 28 years in the saddle, he was color analyst for major races, including Triple Crown events and the Breeders’ Cup, on ABC, NBC, ESPN, HDNet and TVG. He was also general manager at Santa Anita Park.