Birthdate - Aug. 5, 1959
Benny the Bull: Top Male Sprinter (2008)
Big Brown: Top 3-Year-Old Male (2008)
Saint Liam: Horse of the Year (2005), Top Older Male (2005)
* Won the 2008 Kentucky Derby and Preakness with Eclipse champion Big Brown.
* Won the 2005 Breeders’ Cup Classic and Sprint at Belmont Park with eventual Horse of the Year Saint Liam and Silver Train, respectively.
* Began working for his father, Richard Sr., at 16.
*In 2012, won the 1 1/8-mile Albany for New York-breds and the Grade 1 King’s Bishop three days later with Willy Beamin, whom he had claimed for $25,000 that spring.
NOTABLE STAKES WINS
Benny the Bull: Smile Sprint H. (2008); True North (2008); De Francis Mem. (2007)
Big Brown: Haskell (2008); Preakness (2008); Kentucky Derby (2008); Florida Derby (2008)
Boys At Tosconova: Hopeful (2010)
By the Light: Union Avenue (2008)
CarsonHollow: Distaff (2003); Floral Park (2002); Prioress (2002); Bouwerie (2002)
Court Vision: Woodbine Mile (2010); Gulfstream Park Turf H. (2010); Shadwell Turf Mile (2009)
D’ Funnybone: Woody Stephens (2010); Futurity (2009); Saratoga Special (2009)
Frost Giant: Suburban (2008)
Homeboykris: Champagne (2009)
Kip Deville: Gulfstream Park Turf H. (2009); Maker’s Mark Mile (2008); Poker (2008); Kilroe Mile (2007); Breeders’ Cup Mile (2007)
Saint Liam: Breeders’ Cup Classic (2005); Woodward (2005); Donn (2005)
Silver Train: Tom Fool (2006); Metropolitan Handicap (2006); Breeders’ Cup Sprint (2005); Jerome (2005)
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