Sonny Leon is known to be one of the promising young jockeys from Venezuela, South America. He is Rich Strike’s jockey who busts the internet after winning the 148th edition of the Kentucky Derby against the field’s longest odds of 80-1.
He is now the second to have had that longest record since Donerail’s 91-1. This has sparked much curiosity to dive deep into his height and other measurements.
How tall is Sonny Leon?
When it comes to the height of Sonny Leon, he’s not that tall and he hasn’t shared any details about his height but it is believed he has a little above 5 feet 10 inches when you measure him with the horse he used.
Reports to an animal website, an equestrian can be any height as long as they are able to maintain the given weight and it’s limited to relatively smaller individuals due to physical limitations.
The fact is most jockeys are 4 feet 10 inches and 5 feet 6 inches, the average jockey is slim but athletic and most weigh between 108 and 118 pounds.