ICYMI: Mexican Jockey Victor Espinoza Joins ‘Dancing With the Stars’ and Does the Nae Nae

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In the last few days, news has rolled out about the upcoming cast of Dancing with the Stars, and for the most part we’ve been pretty blah about it (Paula Deen, ugh). But things just got real because Triple Crown winner Victor Espinoza will be a contestant on Season 21. The 5’2″ Espinoza will be paired with Karina Smirnoff. The only time Smirnoff won she was paired with another Latino, J.R. Martinez, so obviously, we’re taking it as a sign that they’ll be this season’s winners.

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Espinoza will have to go up against the Penavegas (Alexa and Carlos), Gary Busey, Andy Grammer, Bindi Irwin, Nick Carer, Hayes Grier, Paula Deen, and Chaka Khan.


Judging from his Nae Nae, he’s gonna need to put in some work to stand a chance. But we’re rooting for you boo.