Birthdate - Feb. 5, 1948
* Trainer of multiple graded stakes winner Evening Attire, who was retired in 2008 at age 10.
* On Sept. 12, 1992, Kelly saddled half-brothers Solar Splendor and Sultry Song to back-to-back Grade 1 wins in Belmont’s Man o’ War and Woodward.
* Joined his father, trainer Tommy Kelly, at the track after earning a BA in business administration from the University of Miami.
* Started a public stable in 1977.
NOTABLE STAKES WINS
Christiecat: Flower Bowl (1992); Beaugay (1992); Diana (1991); Noble Damsel (1990)
Evening Attire: Queens County (2007, 2001); Stymie (2007); Stuyvesant (2005); Red Smith (2002); Jockey Club Gold Cup (2002); Saratoga BC (2004, 2002); Aqueduct (2002); Discovery (2001)
Naughty New Yorker: Alex M. Robb (2006-07); Red Smith (2006); Evan Shipman (2006); Mike Lee (2005); Albany (2005); Damon Runyon (2000)
Riskaverse: Flower Bowl Invitational (2004-05); QE II Challenge Cup (2002); Sands Point (2002); Miss Grillo (2001)
Romancer: Evan Shipman (1986)
Solar Splendor: Man o’ War (1991-92); Turf Classic (1991); Saratoga BC (1991); Lexington (1990); Hill Prince (1990)
Sultry Song: Woodward (1992); Whitney (1992); Hollywood Gold Cup (1992); Jamaica (1991)
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