Who is Acacia Courtney?
Acacia Courtney is an American host and reporter for America’s Day at the Races for The New York Racing Association. She hosts America’s Day at the Races on FS1/FS2 and regional networks, covering Belmont Park and a variety of other racetracks.
Courtney started riding at the age of 8, training in the hunter-jumper as well as dressage disciplines. 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. Acacia is a classically trained ballerina who has performed in the opening number of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
Acacia Courtney Age
Courtney is 29 years old as of 2021. She was born on October 26th, 1992.
Acacia Courtney Height
Courtney stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Acacia Courtney Parents
Courtney was born and raised in Connecticut, in the United States. Her parents have always supported her in horse riding ever since she was 8 years old. Although Acacia has never shared information about her family, she has always mentioned that she will thank her mother and family members for supporting her in her education and career path.
Courtney and her mother Sherrie Courtney are one of the founders of the Racing Home Corporation, a popular non-profit horse racing competition.
Acacia Courtney Engagement
Courtney got engaged to her longtime boyfriend Miguel Clement in early 2021. She announced her engagement news on her social media captions with a photo of her husband and her ring saying;
Some personal news to share! Last night the love of my life asked me to spend forever with him. I said (actually, sobbed) YES! You make me the happiest @miguelmclement. I can’t wait to spend a lifetime with you ❤️❤️💍 pic.twitter.com/PMjFYLTHok
— Acacia Courtney Clement (@acacia_clement) February 21, 2021
Acacia Courtney Husband| Married
Courtney is married to her husband Miguel Clement. They met while she was covering one of her various horse racing competitions in New York City. They got married in March 2022.
Acacia Courtney America’s Day at The Races
Courtney began her as an intern for Steps On Broadway. She then joined Gotham Government Relations & Communications and Gerstman Schwartz & Wink LLP as a correspondence intern in 3013. From 2015 to 2016, Acacia was America’s Best Racing Blog and content contributor.
In January 2010, she founded Racing for Home a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to rescuing and retraining Thoroughbred ex-racehorses. She also works for Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino as the On-Air Analyst/Reporter and Assistant Producer.
For five years, Acacia worked for The Stronach Group Racing and Gaming as a TV Analyst and Reporter. She now also works for The New York Racing Association as the host and reporter for America’s Day at the Races.
Acacia Courtney Miss USA 2019
Courtney won the 2014 Miss Connecticut USA held at The Place Theatre in Stanford Connecticut.
Acacia Courtney Education
Courtney went to Hopkins School and later joined Fordham University in 2010. She graduated in 2015 with a Communications and Media Studies Major – Journalism Concentration; Theology Minor.
Acacia Courtney Salary
Courtney earns an annual salary of $300 k annually as a host and reporter.
Acacia Courtney Net Worth
Courtney has an estimated net worth of $350 k as a journalist.
Acacia Courtney Horse Racing
Courtney began riding horses at the age of eight, specializing in hunter-jumper and dressage. She quickly fell in love with Thoroughbreds and founded the nonprofit Racing for Home, Inc. in 2011 to repurpose Off-Track Thoroughbreds for new careers after the racetrack. The venture grew into a full-fledged passion for racing, and she now works as an on-air track handicapper at Gulfstream Park.