An effort in New York to set minimum annual continuing education thresholds for Thoroughbred trainers is back on track, with state regulators expected next week to embrace the new rule.
Services for retired trainer Wally Dollase, who died Oct. 30 at age 78 following a long illness, will be held Sunday, Nov. 8 in Louisville at Southeast Christian Church, 920 Blankenbaker Parkway.
- By Steve Haskin
It was 15 years ago when Richard Mandella actually thought about leaving California and moving East. Obviously, that didn't last very long. read blog
Retired trainer Jerry Dutton, a mainstay among California horsemen for decades, died July 30 at the age 87, the Del Mar publicity department announced.
Less than a year after starting out on his own as a trainer, Joe Sharp has made a big splash in New York and beyond, quickly establishing himself as a top young conditioner. He will have a string at Saratoga this summer.
New York trainer David Jacobson reached the 1,000-win milestone June 18 when capturing Belmont Park's third race with Classic Salsa.
Trainer Bruce Levine reached the 2,000-win milestone June 13, when Gumpster Stable's Guayana won the sixth race Penn National Race Course by two lengths.
Tom Albertrani breaks an 0-fer streak at Gulfstream with three wins March 7. read blog
Hunters Light winning the Jebel Hatta with parade ring, race start, race finish and interview with winning jockey James Doyle and trainer Saeed Bin Suroor. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club
Dubai City of Gold winner Sky Hunter, trained by Saeed Bin Suroor, in the parade ring, race start, race finish and interview with winning jockey James Doyle. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club
Maktoum Challenge Round 3 winner African Story, trained by Saeed Bin Suroor, in the parade ring, race start, race finish and interview with winning jockey James Doyle. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club
Retired trainer James P. "Jim" Cunningham died Jan. 16 at Baycare Alliant Hospital in Dunedin, Fla., after a lingering illness. He was 71.
- By Karen Johnson
- Thoroughbred Racing, Breeders' Cup, Triple Crown, Kentucky Oaks, Northeast Region, Midwest Region, Southeast Region, Southwest Region, West Region, Kentucky
Rivals and racing fans may view top trainer Todd Pletcher as reserved and unemotional, but there is more to the dedicated horseman than meets the eye. Read Feature
Rivals and racing fans may view top trainer Todd Pletcher as reserved and unemotional, but there is more to the dedicated horseman than meets the eye. A competitive nature, sly wit, and drive to succeed have carried him to the top of the game.
William Stice, who trained Two Altazano to a win in the 1994 Fair Grounds Oaks (gr. III), died Dec. 21 at his home in Glendale, Ky. He was 60.
Longtime Florida owner and trainer Gary Caple died Dec.14 in Oldsmar, Fla. after a long illness. He was 60.
A memorial service was set for Dec. 9 for trainer David Banks, who died Dec. 6 after collapsing during training hours at Evangeline Training Center Carencro, La.
Every morning in the black before sunrise, Raymond Handal swings a leg over a 4-year-old filly and heads out to the main track at Belmont Park.
Frank Brothers was a Thoroughbred trainer for nearly four decades, saddling 2,359 winners at a 22% rate, with half of his 10,440 starters finishing in the money while earning $48.9 million in purse money since 1974.
Trainer of Queen's Plate winner Lexie Lou discusses why it is easier for fillies to win the Canadian classic than it is for fillies to win the Kentucky Derby. Listen Now
Assistant trainer Alan Sherman addresses the media June 5 at Belmont Park. watch video
A historical look at the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) prior to California Chrome's victory. view infographic
There was no unanimity on reactions to the April 2 announcement by Keeneland that the iconic Lexington track would replace its synthetic Polytrack surface with a state-of-the-art dirt track later this year.
Interview with Trainer David Marnane at morning training, Meydan discussing horses: Elleval (IRE), He'ss No Saint (GB), Jamesie (IRE). Video courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club
Interview with Trainer Pia Brandt on March 5, 2014. Video courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club
Andrew Lakeman, seven years removed from the catastrophic accident which left him paralyzed at the age of 32, has made the difficult transition from rider to trainer.
Veteran trainer Thomas H. Voss, known for both his success in the steeplechase world and with runners on the flat, died Jan. 21 of an apparent heart attack.
Trainer David Jacobson will have an opportunity to set the single-season record for New York Racing Association wins on the final weekend of the season.
Hall of Fame trainer gives an update on his Breeders' Cup contenders and Kentucky Derby winner Orb. Shug also discusses Point of Entry and Hymnbook. watch video
Trainer John Gosden talks about Breeders' Cup Turf contender The Fugue. watch video
Images from the Breeders' Cup career of D. Wayne Lukas.
Evan Hammonds talks with Trainer Kelly Breen about the Keeneland September yearling sale. watch video
Evan Hammonds talks with Trainer Kelly Breen about the Keeneland September yearling sale
View moments in time from the life of trainer Sir Henry Cecil.
Newmarket based trainer Jeremy Noseda has several horses next week. Jeremy trains horses such as Fantastic Moon, Gulch Awesome and Reckoning.
South African trainer Mike De Kock trains Al Quoz Sprint winner Shea Shea.
Newmarket based trainer Roger Varian has several horses running at Royal Ascot.
Trainer Doug Davis made everyone's life more interesting. He was a big man with a thunderous voice and a gaudy appetite for life. read blog
Before becoming a local trainer in Singapore, Desmond Koh worked as an assistant trainer in the USA. Koh worked under Hall of Fame trainer Jack Van Berg for a while. watch video
Former Australian jockey now a leading trainer in Singapore.
View a sortable list of Derby contenders with points, earnings, and rank! view list
Cot Campbell gives a behind-the-scenes look at the career of trainer Buddy Raines. read blog
Cot Campbell recalls the antics of renowned trainer Angel Penna. read blog
Trainer Vaughn Marshall talks about horses he has running in South Africa and the Cape Thoroughbred Premiere Yearling Sale. watch video
Cape Town trainer Mike Bass talks about how he is a big fan of the Cape Thoroughbred Premiere Yearling Sale. He discusses how he shops for horses. watch video
Trainer Allen Man Chau Tam talks about his trip to Dubai and racing in the Carnival. watch video
Trainer Mike de Kock is at Meydan and discusses South Africa and racing at the Dubai Carnival. watch video
Trainer David Brown talks about a few of his horses running at Dubai, including Dubawi Sound. watch video
Retired trainer Mel Stute will be discharged from a rehab facility in Pomona, Calif., Dec. 29, according to his son, trainer Gary Stute.
Trainer Saeed Bin Suroor reflects on his horse Calvaryman's draw for the 2012 Melbourne Cup in Australia. Calvaryman will be one of jockey Frankie Dettori's last mounts for Godolphin in Australia. watch video
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