Eddie Arcaro Death Cause and Date

Eddie Arcaro's Death

Born (Birthday) February 19, 1916

Death Date November 4, 1997

Age of Death 81 years

Cause of Death Liver Cancer

Profession Horse Jockey

The horse jockey Eddie Arcaro died at the age of 81. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Legendary jockey rode 17 Triple-Crown winners during his 18 year-career, and was the first to win with two different horses – Whirlaway and Citation.

He grew up in a working-class family in Cincinnati, Ohio, his father a taxi driver.

Eddie Arcaro, the fiery jockey known for his furious finishes and 17 victories in Triple Crown races, died of liver cancer.