Racing & Wagering

Trainers

Tom AmossTom Amoss

Birthdate: Nov. 17, 1961
Birthplace: New Orleans, La.
Years as a Trainer: 25th
First Win: March 24, 1987, Sportsman’s Park (Illinois) at age 25 (Prize Dream)
Most Wins, Single Year: 158 (2008)
Most Earnings, Single Year: $4,643,669 (2000)
Most Stakes Wins, Single Year: 21 (1994)
Most Graded Stakes Wins, Single Year: 6 (2000)

Churchill Downs

Meet

Sts

1st

SW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010 Spring

50

16 (3)

0

9

7

32.00%

64.00%

$311,276

2010 Fall

19

3

0

4

4

15.80%

57.90%

$144,454

Career

1,301

333 (7)

13 (23)

250

171

25.60%

58.00%

$11,123,050

Career Record: 1987-2010

Year 

Sts

1st

SW

GSW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010

9,792

2,391

222

34

1,725

1,357

24.40%

55.90%

$60,705,865

Career 

9,792

2,391

222

34

1,725

1,357

24.40%

55.90%

$60,705,865


Steve AsmussenSteve Asmussen

Birthdate: Nov. 18, 1965
Birthplace: Gettysburg, S.D.
Years as a Trainer: 26th 
First Win: July 19, 1986, Ruidoso (New Mexico) at age 20
Most Wins, Single Year: 650 (2009) – North American Record
Most Earnings, Single Year: $24,223,187 (2008) 
Most Stakes Wins, Single Year: 82 (2008)
Most Graded Stakes Wins, Single Year: 21 (2009)

Churchill Downs

Meet

Sts

1st

SW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010 Spring

126

24 (1)

4

25

16

19.00%

51.60%

$1,212,739

2010 Fall

57

16 (1)

1

8

8

28.10%

56.10%

$592,173

Career

1,943

394 (5)

38

324

285

20.30%

51.60%

$17,070,404

Career Record: 1986-2010

Year 

Sts

1st

SW

GSW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010

2,412

506 (1)

39

8

429

326

21.00%

52.30%

$16,308,920

Career 

26,988

5,694

645

121

4,578

3,809

21.10%

52.20%

$170,464,044


Greg FoleyGreg Foley

Birthdate: Dec. 27, 1957
Birthplace: Somerset, Ky.
Years as Trainer: 31st 
First Win: Jan. 7, 1981, Fair Grounds (Louisiana) at age 23
Most Wins, Single Year: 71 (2006)
Most Earnings, Single Year: $2,017,295 (2004) 
Most Stakes Wins, Single Year: 10 (2004)
Most Graded Stakes Wins, Single Year: 3 (2004)

Churchill Downs

Meet

Sts

1st

SW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010 Spring

74

15 (4)

0

13

4

20.30%

43.20%

$312,956

2010 Fall

30

4

0

5

7

13.30%

53.30%

$102,159

Career

2,020

326 (9)

4

275

248

16.10%

42.00%

$6,462,786

Career Record: 1981-2010

Year 

Sts

1st

SW

GSW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010

316

51

0

0

46

35

16.10%

41.80%

$1,046,580

Career 

6,566

1,140

63

6

974

850

17.40%

45.10%

$18,693,646


Eddie KenneallyEddie Kenneally

Birthdate: June 19, 1966
Birthplace: County Waterford, Ireland
Years as Trainer: 19th 
First Win: Dec. 1, 1993, Turfway Park (Kentucky) at age 27
(Mertensia)
Most Wins, Single Year: 71 (2009)
Most Earnings, Single Year: $2,828,419 (2009)
Most Stakes Wins, Single Year: 10 (2009)
Most Graded Stakes Wins, Single Year: 6 (2010)

Churchill Downs

Meet

Sts

1st

SW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010 Spring

62

12 (5)

1

11

13

19.40%

58.10%

$518,545

2010 Fall

38

  6 (6)

1

2

7

15.80%

39.50%

$330,716

Career

786

133

7

106

124

16.90%

46.20%

$4,784,843

Career Record: 1993-2010

Year 

Sts

1st

SW

GSW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010

304

56

7

6

53

49

18.40%

52.00%

$2,521,772

Career 

2,785

452

36

18

395

380

16.20%

44.10%

$15,376,074


D. Wayne LukasD. Wayne Lukas

Birthdate: Sept. 2, 1935
Birthplace: Antigo, Wisc.
Years as Trainer: 35th
First Thoroughbred Win: Oct. 20, 1977, Santa Anita (California) at age 42
Most Wins, Single Year: 343 (1987)
Most Earnings, Single Year: $17,842,358 (1988)
Most Stakes Wins, Single Year: 92 (1987)
Most Graded Stakes Wins, Single Year: 53 (1987)

Churchill Downs

Meet

Sts

1st

SW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010 Spring

54

3

0

9

9

5.60%

38.90%

$313,468

2010 Fall

36

1

0

1

2

2.80%

11.10%

$439,482

Career

2,901

478

 

382

350

16.50%

41.70%

$30,972,064

Career Record: 1977-2010

Year 

Sts

1st

SW

GSW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010

389

47

2

0

47

55

12.10%

38.30%

$2,645,181

Career 

26,818

4,607

1,053

607

3,886

3,397

17.20%

44.30%

$257,027,485


Mike MakerMike Maker

Birthdate: Feb. 2, 1969
Birthplace: Garden City, Mich.
Years as Trainer: 11th 
First Win: April 28, 1993, Detroit Race Course (Michigan) at age 24
Most Wins, Single Year: 154 (2009)
Most Earnings, Single Year: $4,407,579 
Most Stakes Wins, Single Year: 13 (2009)
Most Graded Stakes Wins, Single Year: 3 (2009, ’10)

Churchill Downs

Meet

Sts

1st

SW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010 Spring

66

11 (7)

0

8

9

16.70%

42.40%

$326,531

2010 Fall

34

3

0

6

3

8.80%

35.30%

$119,216

Career

590

132

2

91

66

22.40%

49.00%

$3,254,317

Career Record: 1993-2010

Year 

Sts

1st

SW

GSW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010

605

126

7

3

90

68

20.80%

46.90%

$3,950,853

Career 

2,766

642

40

8

417

315

23.20%

49.70%

$16,806,982


Steve MargolisSteve Margolis

Birthdate: Sept. 8, 1963
Birthplace: New York, N.Y.
Years as Trainer: 13th 
First Win: Nov. 29, 2000, Turfway Park (2000) at age 37
Most Wins, Single Year: 71 (2010)
Most Earnings, Single Year: $2,683,600 (2010) 
Most Stakes Wins, Single Year: 11 (2010)
Most Graded Stakes Wins, Single Year: 3 (2003)

Career Record: 2000-2010

Year 

Sts

1st

SW

GSW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010

287

71

11

1

42

40

24.70%

53.30%

$2,683,600

Career 

1,922

350

27

6

289

262

18.20%

46.90%

$11,448,716

Churchill Downs

Meet

Sts

1st

SW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010 Spring

48

10 (9)

0

6

8

20.80%

50.00%

$334,152

2010 Fall

27

  5 (8)

0

6

5

18.50%

59.30%

$183,283

Career

604

97

0

96

84

16.10%

45.90%

$3,102,955


Paul J. McGeePaul J. McGee

Birthdate: July 10, 1962
Birthplace: Louisville, Ky.Years as Trainer: 25th 
First Win: June 23, 1987, Churchill Downs (Kentucky) at age 25 (Pabarene)
Most Wins, Single Year: 66 (1999)
Most Earnings, Single Year: $1,996,263 (2005) 
Most Stakes Wins, Single Year: 7 (2000)
Most Graded Stakes Wins, Single Year: 3 (2000)

Churchill Downs

Meet

Sts

1st

SW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010 Spring

44

11 (7)

0

8

6

25.00%

56.80%

$379,917

2010 Fall

20

1

0

3

2

5.00%

30.00%

$91,412

Career

1,646

287

10

224

241

17.40%

45.70%

$9,587,603

Career Record: 1987-2010

Year 

Sts

1st

SW

GSW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010

177

31

2

1

30

20

17.50%

45.80%

$1,242,728

Career 

4,704

890

59

16

689

656

18.90%

47.50%

$26,518,253


Ken McPeekKen McPeek

Birthdate: Aug. 2, 1962
Birthplace: Fort Chaffee, Ark.
Years as Trainer: 27th 
First Win: Oct. 27, 1985, River Downs (Ohio) at age 23
Most Wins, Single Year: 103 (2009)
Most Earnings, Single Year: $6,647,289 (2002) 
Most Stakes Wins, Single Year: 19 (2002)
Most Graded Stakes Wins, Single Year: 12 (2002)

Churchill Downs

Meet

Sts

1st

SW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010 Spring

50

8

0

12

3

16.00%

46.00%

$513,031

2010 Fall

47

8 (4)

2

6

7

17.00%

44.70%

$802,031

Career

1,852

267

17

239

246

14.40%

40.60%

$11,298,168

Career Record: 1985-2010

Year 

Sts

1st

SW

GSW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010

434

68

10

4

67

61

15.70%

45.20%

$3,829,437

Career 

7,274

1,127

112

47

967

942

15.50%

41.70%

$45,913,086


Bill MottBill Mott

Birthdate: July 29, 1953
Birthplace: Mobridge, S.D.
Years as Trainer: 43rd 
First Win: 1968, Park Jefferson (South Dakota) at age 15
Most Wins, Single Year: 176 (1996)
Most Earnings, Single Year: $11,789,625 (1995) 
Most Stakes Wins, Single Year: 45 (2007)
Most Graded Stakes Wins, Single Year: 27 (1998)

Churchill Downs

Meet

Sts

1st

SW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010 Spring

45

7

3

0

9

15.60%

35.60%

$480,644

2010 Fall

29

7 (5)

1

4

4

24.10%

51.70%

$1,316,115

Career

3,177

640

79

545

468

20.10%

52.00%

$23,895,536

Career Record: 1968-2010

Year 

Sts

1st

SW

GSW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010

693

119

21

16

84

95

17.20%

43.00%

$8,821,635

Career 

19,843

4,052

693

348

3,163

2,698

20.40%

50.00%

$188,980,171


Todd PletcherTodd Pletcher

Birthdate: June 26, 1967
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
Years as Trainer: 16th
First Win: Jan. 26, 1996, Gulfstream Park (Florida) at age 28 (Majestic Number)
Most Wins, Single Year: 294 (2006)
Most Earnings, Single Year: $28,116,097 (2007) – North American Record 
Most Stakes Wins, Single Year: 100 (2006) – North American Record
Most Graded Stakes Wins, Single Year: 57 (2006) – North American Record

 Churchill Downs

Meet

Sts

1st

SW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010 Spring

49

12 (5)

6

9

6

24.50%

55.10%

$2,405,646

2010 Fall

40

  9 (3)

3

6

5

22.50%

50.00%

$2,890,956

Career

629

112

34 (4)

100

70

17.80%

44.80%

$16,519,504

Career Record: 1996-2010

Year 

Sts

1st

SW

GSW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010

1,082

274

85

45

179

151

25.30%

55.80%

$23,157,098 (1)

Career 

12,221

2,708

720

375

1,981

1,573

22.20%

51.20%

$194,909,208


Dale RomansDale Romans

Birthdate: Aug. 14, 1966
Birthplace: Louisville, Ky.
Years as Trainer: 26th 
First Win: Feb. 15, 1987, Turfway Park (Kentucky) at age 20 (Miss Mindy)
Most Wins, Single Year: 134 (2006)
Most Earnings, Single Year: $7,081,653 (2004) 
Most Stakes Wins, Single Year: 18 (2004)
Most Graded Stakes Wins, Single Year: 12 (2004)

 Churchill Downs

Meet

Sts

1st

SW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010 Spring

117

19 (2)

1

15

19

16.20%

45.30%

$848,432

2010 Fall

70

10 (2)

0

9

7

14.30%

37.10%

$572,486

Career

3,022

517 (2)

24 (7)

459

407

17.10%

45.80%

$19,532,312

Career Record: 1986-2010

Year 

Sts

1st

SW

GSW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010

535

83

11

6

77

66

15.50%

42.20%

$5,377,229

Career 

8,715

1,390

137

53

1,278

1,141

15.90%

43.70%

$57,639,994


Al Stall Jr.Al Stall Jr.

Birthdate: Oct. 10, 1961
Birthplace: New Orleans, La.
Years as Trainer: 21st 
First Win: Aug. 15, 1991, Arlington Park (Illinois) at age 29 (Scottish Fantasy)
Most Wins, Single Year: 75 (1995)
Most Earnings, Single Year: $6,256,602 (2010) 
Most Stakes Wins, Single Year: 16 (2010)
Most Graded Stakes Wins, Single Year: 7 (2010)

Churchill Downs

Meet

Sts

1st

SW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010 Spring

28

8

1

5

6

28.60%

67.90%

$562,355

2010 Fall

14

6 (6)

2

1

0

42.90%

50.00%

$2,890,902

Career

745

141

8

107

101

18.90%

46.80%

$8,446,375

Career Record: 1991-2010

Year 

Sts

1st

SW

GSW

2nd

3rd

Win%

ITM%

Earnings

2010

283

61

16

7

48

37

21.60%

51.60%

$6,256,602

Career 

5,470

1,042

102

19

871

749

19.00%

48.70%

$33,951,297