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Nina Carberry Biography – Nina Carberry Wiki
Nina Carberry is a former Irish female National Hunt jockey. She won her first Cheltenham Festival title in 2005 and won the Irish Grand National in 2011. Carberry is the daughter of the late Tommy Carberry. Tommy was a renowned retired National Hunt jockey. In December 2021, it was announced that Carberry will take part in the fifth series of the Irish version of Dancing With the Stars in 2022. On 27 March 2022, she was announced the winner of the fifth series alongside her professional partner Pasquale La Rocca.
Carberry is from a famous racing family The Carberrys and hence started racing at an early age. In 2005, she captured her first Cheltenham Festival title win on Dabiroun in the Fred Winter Juvenile Novices’ Handicap Hurdle. Her win was the first time in almost two decades that a female jockey won a race at the Cheltenham Festival. In the 2005-2006 season, Carberry became Irish Qualified Rider Champion for the first time and repeated the feat the following season.
In 2007, she won the Cross Country Handicap Chase on Heads Onthe Ground. She later won on Garde Champetre in 2008, 2009, and in 2016 with Josies Orders after Any Currency was disqualified, to give her a record four wins in the race. In 2011, Carberry earned a win at the Irish Grand National on Organisedconfusion and became the second female rider to win the race. In 2015, she became a rider for Aidan O’Brien.
On September 21, 2017, Carberry won on Cask Mate at Ballinrobe in the Connacht Tribune flat race. This was taking a long break from competing. In 2018, she won the on Josies Orders for trainer Enda Bolger and owner J. P. McManus. She announced her retirement on 28 April 2018 on the final day of the Punchestown Festival.
Nina Carberry Dancing With the Stars
She was a contestant in the 5th series of Dancing With the Stars (Ireland). Carberry was announced as one of the 12 stars joining the DWTS cast in December 2021, other stars include Aengus Mac Grianna, Billy McGuinness, Cathy Kelly, Ellen Keane, Erica-Cody, Gráinne Seoige, Jordan Conroy, Matthew MacNabb, Missy Keating, Neil Delamere, and Nicolas Roche. She was paired with Pasquale La Rocca, an Italian dancer, and choreographer. Pasquale La Rocca won the 4th series of the Irish DWTS and the second series of the Belgian version of Dancing with the Stars. The fifth series started airing on January 9, 2022, on RTÉ One. The couple went on to win the series.
Nina Carberry Age
She was born on 21 July 1984, in Ashbourne, County Meath, Ireland.
Nina Carberry Husband
Is Nina Carberry married? She is married to her husband Ted Walsh Junior. Walsh Junior is the son of former jockey and Aintree National-winning trainer Ted Walsh. Nina Carberry and Ted Walsh Junior were married in February 2012. In November 2016, she announced that she was expecting her first child. They have two daughters, their first daughter Dinard Rose was born in May 2017.
Nina Carberry Family
Who are Nina Carberry’s parents? Her parents are Tommy Carberry, Pamela Moore. Her father, Tommy was a former National Hunt jockey. He is a two-time overall champion Irish jockey and five times champion national hunt jockey. Her parents were married in 1970. Her father died on 12 July 2017. He was 75 years. She has five siblings Thomas, Paul, Philip, Mark, and Peter John.
Nina Carberry Height
Her height is unclear.
Nina Carberry Net Worth
Her net worth is unclear.
Nina Carberry Instagram
Her Instagram handle is @ninawalsh38.