Tom Smith – horse trainer

The story of Seabiscuit is one of the best in horse racing. In the 1930’s, Seabiscuit became America’s horse, lifting the spirits of people who were suffering due to the Great Depression. While the story of this little horse is familiar to many people, the story of his trainer Tom Smith is not. It is a story of a man […] Continue Reading

Doug O’Neill : Horse Trainer

Doug O’Neill is one of the more controversial trainers in horseracing today. While some question O’Neill’s training methods and his use of medications, there can be no denying his recent success. The trainer has won more than 2,000 races including a much-heralded run at the Triple Crown in 2012 with I’ll Have Another and a win in the 2016 Kentucky […] Continue Reading

Horse Trainer: King T. Leatherbury

Since the early 1960’s, King T. Leatherbury has dominated thoroughbred horseracing in his home state of Maryland. Rarely venturing outside of the state, Leatherbury has become a racing legend who is closing in on 6,500 career wins. It was announced in 2015 that Leatherbury would be inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, and he is […] Continue Reading

Larry Jones – Horse Trainer

Thoroughbred trainer Larry Jones is no stranger to adversity. He has overcome numerous setbacks in his career including the tragic breakdown of his filly Eight Belles in the Kentucky Derby to a devastating personal injury while galloping one of his own horses that caused bleeding on the brain and almost cost him his life. Through it all Jones has persevered […] Continue Reading

Frank Whiteley, Jr. Horse Trainer

The 49-year thoroughbred training career of Frank Whiteley, Jr. is almost beyond compare in the sport of horseracing. The Hall of Fame legend trained some of the most successful horses of all time including the great Ruffian. To this day Whiteley’s training influence can be found in how horses are managed and cared for. Frank Whiteley was born in 1915 […] Continue Reading

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