Birthdate - Dec. 2, 1940
Athenian Idol: Top Steeplechaser (1973)
Cafe Prince: Top Steeplechaser (1977-78)
Flatterer: Top Steeplechaser (1983-86)
Forever Together: Top Turf Female (2008)
Highland Bud: Top Steeplechaser (1989)
Informed Decision: Top Female Sprinter (2009)
Jimmy Lorenzo: Top Steeplechaser (1988)
Martie’s Anger: Top Steeplechaser (1979)
Mixed Up: Top Steeplechaser (2009)
* Elected to Hall of Fame in 1990.
* Won four of the five steeplechase races at Saratoga in 2010 including his 13th win in the New York Turf Writers Cup.
* Has won at least one race at Saratoga every year since 1967.
* Spends much of his time on the road looking after his 100 horses stabled at several different racetracks, as well as overseeing the horses at his Unionville, PA farm.
* Father was a racing official for 40 years.
NOTABLE STAKES WINS
Cafe Prince: Lovely Night H. (1974-79); American Grand National (1978); International Gold Cup (1977-78); Colonial Cup (1977, 1975)
Divine Fortune: A.P. Smithwick (2010-11)
Double Bill: New York Turf Writers Cup (1989-90)
Double Reefed: Atlanta Cup (1982, 1985); New York Turf Writers Cup (1983); American Grand National (1982)
First Approach: Flower Bowl Inv. (1983)
Flatterer: National Hunt Cup (1986); Atlanta Cup (1984, 1986); Colonial Cup (1983-86); Temple Gwathmey (1983, 1985); The Brook (1984); New York Turf Writers Cup (1984); American Grand National (1983); NSHA Triple Crown (1983)
Forever Together: Diana (2008-09); Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (2008); First Lady Stakes (2008)
Gateshead: American Grand National (1988); Temple Gwathmey (1987)
Highland Bud: Breeders’ Cup Steeplechase (1989, 1992); Colonial Cup (1989)
Informed Decision: Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (2009); Humana Distaff (2009); Vinery Madison (2009)
It’s A Giggle: A.P. Smithwick Memorial (2002); New York Turf Writers Cup (2001)
Jimmy Lorenzo: Colonial Cup (1988); Breeders’ Cup Steeplechase (1988)
Leaping Frog: Temple Gwathmey (1980); American Grand National (1980); New York Turf Writers Cup (1979); Carolina Cup (1979)
Lovely Balladier: Iroquois (1982); Tosmah (1981); Fairlawn (1981)
Martie’s Anger: International Gold Cup (1980); Atlanta Cup (1979); Colonial Cup (1979)
Mistico: New York Turf Writers Cup (1994); Colonial Cup (1992)
Mixed Up: A.P. Smithwick (2007, 2009); Royal Chase for the Sport of Kings S. (2007); New York Turf Writers Cup (2006)
Ninepins: New York Turf Writers Cup (2000; American Grand National (1992)
Ratings: Diana (1993); Sheepshead Bay (1992)
Recording: Sands Point (1998)
Romantic: Belmont Autumn Steeplechase (1999); A.P. Smithwick Memorial (1998)
Sermon of Love: Helen Haskell Sampson (2010); New York Turf Writers Cup (2010)
Trevita: Beaugay (1983); Flower Bowl (1982)
With Anticipation: Man o’ War (2001-02); Sword Dancer (2001-02); United Nations (2002)
Yaw: New York Turf Writers Cup (1991-92)
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