Tim Yakteen Biography

Tim Yakteen is a German Horse Trainer who owns and manages the Tim Yakteen Racing Stables and Yakteen racing. Along with that, he is married to Horsewomen and XBTV Commentator Millie Ball. He has won Graded Stakes with Mucho Unusual, Points Offthebench, Sabiango, and Bench points as well. In 2022 he replaced Bob to qualify some of his houses for the Kentucky Derby.

Early Life

Tim was born on 29th July 1965 in Germany but, the names of his parents have not been shared yet. His father was a US Citizen born in Lebanon while his mother is German. He also has an older sister who lived in Cypress, California. At a young age, he used to ride horses and spend quality time with his family. Tim has completed his high school education at a local school in Germany which has not yet been revealed. After his high school education, he enrolled himself at Cypress College. Over there he earned a two-year degree which has also not been shared with the media yet.

Tim Yakteen Career

In 1980 he moved to Cypress to look for a job. He began working in horse racing and was mucking stalls. Later he started working with Bob Baffert who is a Quarter horse trainer. In 1991 he joined Hall of Fame trainer Charlie Whittingham and worked until 1997 in California and then returned to work with Bob. In 2004 after gaining experience by working with two halls of fame, he decided to start his own stable named Tim Yakteen Racing Stables.

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The same year he sent out his first stakes winner by sending Sabiango to the Dueling Grounds which is now known as Kentucky Downs to capture 12- the furlong Kentucky Cup Turf Handicap. Recently he replaced Bob to qualify some of his houses for the Kentucky Derby. In Santa Anita Derby his horse Taiba and Messier finished first and second.

Social Media

Tim uses social media applications like Twitter and Instagram. On Twitter, he is active and has 2,505 followers and 427 followings. He created his Twitter account in August 2011 and has been tagged by tweets of TVG, TwinSpires Racing, Blood-Horse, and other accounts. His Instagram account is not very active as he has only two posts. He has 420 followers and 51 followings on his account.

Tim Yakteen Biography

Real Name Tim Yakteen
Birth Date 29 July 1965
Age (as of 2022) 59 Years
Birth Place Germany
Nationality American, German
Profession Horse Trainer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Leo

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in Centimeters – 175 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 80 kg  –  in Pounds –  176 lbs
Shoe Size 12 (U.S.)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Average


Sister One


College Cypress College

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Millie Ball
Children Two (Sam $ Ben Yakteen)
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Personal Life

Tim has been married to Millie Ball or Camilla Ball Yakteen for many years. They first met on the race track and started dating shortly after. Camilla is working as an on-air racing analyst at Santa Anita Racetrack and XBTV. Along with that, she used to ride horses as well. In July 2001 they together tied a wedding knot at a private ceremony. They have together been blessed with two boys. The names of their children are Sam Yakteen born in 2005 and Ben Yakteen born in 2007.

Tim Yakteen Net Worth

Tim has earned a lot as a horse trainer and has been successful. He has also been trained by Hall of Fame Charlie Wittingham and Bob Baffert. Till now his total career earnings have been estimated at around $12,277,628. According to sources, the information about his net worth has not yet been shared with the media yet.


  • He is fluent in German.
  • His father joined the army and was assigned to Nuremberg.
  • He was raised in a small Bavarian town in Germany.
  • His wife Camilla has won the Marlborough Cup Timber race and Tim proposed to her in the 2001 Dubai World Cup.
  • Bob helped him win many championships including Real Quiet, Silverbullet day, Point Given, and many others.

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