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  • Trainer Noble Threewitt, retires at 96 after a career that spans parts of eight decades.

    Threewitt Officially Retires on 96th Birthday Saturday

    Noble Threewitt, who turns 96 on Saturday, will also officially retire from training after a career that has spanned parts of eight decades. He will be honored in the Santa Anita winner's circle following Saturday's fifth race and be joined by his wife of 73 years, Beryl, as well as a large number of family and friends.

  • Noble Threewitt walks with his granddaughter-in-law Patricia Chinnici Friday at Santa Anita.

    Threewitt's Final Starter 3rd at Santa Anita

    Noble Threewitt, the oldest Thoroughbred racing trainer in North America at the age of 95, sent out the final runner of a career that has spanned 75 years on Friday when his Threeatonce, a 17-1 shot, finished third among nine starters in the fifth race at Santa Anita.

  • Threewitt Ponders Pending Retirement

    Like he has for the better part of eight decades, Noble Threewitt was enjoying the toasty warmth of his heated tack room at Barn 14 Friday morning. Despite the fact that he has only three horses, he was at the barn at 5 a.m., as usual, even though the countdown is on.

  • CTHF Appoints Directors

    The California Thoroughbred Horsemen's Foundation (CTHF) announced the results of its 2006 board of directors elections.

  • Noble Threewitt Named Pincay Award Winner

    Trainer Noble Threewitt, 94, has been selected as the second recipient of Hollywood Park's Laffit Pincay Jr. Award presented annually to an individual who has served the sport with integrity, extraordinary dedication, determination, and distinction.

  • Cooksey, Threewitt, Haskin Feted By Turf Writers

    Recently retired jockey Patti Cooksey, California training legend Noble Threewitt, and Steve Haskin of The Blood-Horse were honored Wednesday night in Dallas at the annual National Turf Writers Association awards dinner.

  • Theresa's Tizzy Just Lasts in Rancho Bernardo

    Theresa's Tizzy rushed to the early lead under Laffit Pincay Jr., dueled with Hookedonthefeelin after that rival assumed a narrow lead, regained the lead in the stretch, and held off the late rush of Nany's Sweep to win the $150,000 Rancho Bernardo Handicap (gr. III) by a neck.