Birthdate - Jan. 30, 1953
* Upset two-time Breeders’ Cup Mile winner Lure with Nijinksy’s Gold in the 1994 Kelso.
* Graduate of Lowell University.
* President of the National Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association; President and Board member, NYTHA.
* A show rider, Violette started galloping thoroughbred for a client who owned racehorses.
NOTABLE STAKES WINS
Citadeed: Peter Pan (1995)
Coosaraga: Lexington (1989)
Dream Rush: Test (2007); Prioress (2007); Nassau County (2007)
Free of Love: Westchester (2002)
Gitchee Goomie: Yaddo (2011); Mount Vernon (2011)
High Finance: Tom Fool (2007)
Man From Wicklow: Gulfstream Park BC (2003)
March Magic: Comely (2000)
Marquette: Museum of Racing/Hall of Fame (1999)
Miss Huff n’ Puff: Miss Grillo (1996)
Read the Footnotes: Remsen (2003); Nashua (2003)
Nijinsky’s Gold: Jaipur (1994); Kelso (1994)
Savedbythelight: Ladies (2003); Sands Point (2003)
Sweet Envoy: Damon Runyon (1986); Bertram F. Bongard (1986)
Upon My Soul: Discovery (1991)
Worstcasescenario: Adirondack (2009)
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