Corbett, 55, who won his first race at Penn National Race Course in 1985, has been ranked among the Top 10 riders locally for the past 15 racing season. Corbett, who hails from Washington, Georgia, won Turf Paradise’s Leading Rider’s title in 2007 with 126 victories.
Corbett is the 78th North American-based rider to reach the 4,000 wins plateau. Through March 8, his mounts have earned over $55 million in purses from a record of 4,000-3649-3,249 from 25,497 career starts.
Corbett, who also recorded his 3,000th career win at Turf Paradise on December 22, 2009, competed in the 2002 Kentucky Derby (G1), riding Lusty Latin to a 15th place finish.