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Acacia Courtney Biography
Acacia Courtney is an American TV Analyst and Broadcast Journalist in the world of horse racing. She covering the biggest events around the country such as the Triple Crown, Breeders’ Cup and the Pegasus World Cup.
She is the founder and president of the 501(c)(3) organization Racing for Home, Inc., which is dedicated to ensuring a second career and forever home for Thoroughbred Ex-Racehorses. Courtney is a graduate of Fordham University with a degree in Communications and a minor in Theology. Acacia is classically trained ballerina who has performed in the opening number of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
Acacia Courtney Age
Acacia was born on October 26, 1992 she is 26 years old as of 2019
Acacia Courtney Height
Acacia stands at a height of 5’9″ / 175cm.
Acacia Courtney Parents
Acacia was raised by her parents who also supported her in her career. When she became vegetarian during her sophomore year of high school her parents actually did it with her.
Acacia Courtney Salary
Acacia has not yet disclosed her salary from her journalist career.
Acacia Courtney Miss USA 2019
Miss Connecticut USA crowned their new queen on 5th January 2019 at The Palace Theatre Stamford, Connecticut. The newly crowned queen Miss Connecticut USA 2019 is Acacia Courtney. With her talent, she has managed to receive all the rights to officially represent her state Connecticut in Miss USA 2019. If she manages to secure the title of Miss USA 2019, she will get an opportunity to show her calibre and walk in for the Miss Universe 2019 and make her country more known and proud by her achievement.
Acacia was crowned by Miss Connecticut USA 2018 Jamie Hughes. Jamie represented Connecticut in Miss USA 2018, but unfortunately, she was unable to secure a position in the grand finale. While crowning, the outgoing queen was overwhelmed with happiness to have found the right successor. Acacia took her happiness and emotions to her social media accounts and wrote, “Is this real?! I am beyond humbled, honoured, and full of gratitude – I am Miss Connecticut USA 2019!!! So many thank you’s to come, but right now I am going to sleep with this crown and sash on! Let’s get to work on the best year ever!!!”
Acacia is a defined beauty with brains and is all set to handle the burden to attain this grand success of winning the title of Miss USA 2019. She is having all the good luck and good hopes from all the people in Connecticut and for sure leave a benchmark for others.
Acacia Courtney Racing
Courtney currently serves as a host and reporter for The Stronach Group, covering racing at Gulfstream Park. She has worked as a content contributor for America’s Best Racing and also as an analyst and reporter for the Horse Racing Radio Network. In 2011 she founded Racing for Home, a non-profit organization, which is dedicated to repurposing Off-Track Thoroughbreds for brand new careers after the racetrack. The mission finally gave rise to a full-blown passion for the sport of racing. Well, she had also secured herself in Top 16 in Miss Connecticut 2014.
Acacia Courtney Dancer
Acacia is an accomplished dancer and feels that dancing is an activity that actually recreates mind and freshens it up entirely. She has also studied with the Joffrey Ballet and American Ballet Theatre and laboured in partnership with diverse charities and companies as a public speaker and ambassador. Acacia is holding up a diploma degree from Fordham University, where she majored in Journalism.
Acacia Courtney News | Acacia Courtney Saratoga
Acacia has been added to the Saratoga Live broadcast team for the 2019 meet. Saratoga Live, which launched in 2016 in partnership with Fox Sports, will widely expand its programming during the 2019 meet, with live daily coverage of the Saratoga meet set to air on FS2 nearly every race day at 1 p.m. ET.
This expansion will result in close to 200 hours of live programming from Saratoga over the course of the 2019 meet. In addition to the daily national coverage on FS2, Saratoga Live will be available through regional sports networks including MSG, FOX Sports Prime Ticket, Fox Sports San Diego and Altitude Sports.
“I’m very excited to be joining the program,” Courtney said. “I grew up in Connecticut and always watched the racing at Saratoga, so to get the chance to join the team this summer is a dream come true. I’ve been around horses my entire life and they’ve truly given me everything. I’m grateful for this opportunity and I am looking forward to a great meet.”
Courtney joins a Saratoga Live broadcast team that includes Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, veteran hosts Greg Wolf and Laffit Pincay III, Andy Serling, Maggie Wolfendale, Tom Amoss, Jonathon Kinchen and former Major League Baseball all-star Paul LoDuca. Larry Collmus, NYRA announcer and voice of the Triple Crown, will provide live race calls throughout the season.
In addition to Saratoga Live, the 150th running of the Grade 1, $1.25 million Runhappy Travers will be carried live on the FOX Broadcast Network as part of a special one-hour telecast on Saturday, August 24 beginning at 5 p.m. ET.