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Birth Date: July 19, 1952
Birth Place: Washington, D.C.
2012 SEASON: ranked 14th in the Maryland standings with 21 winners…Varborough won the Md Million Starter Handicap, the sixth Md Million score for the barn.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: ranked second in the state in 2004 with 53 victories…won the Laurel Park winter meeting with 36 trips to the winners’ circle…won three races on January 15 and had six other multiple win days during the stand…captured the 2009 Laurel Park summer stand with seven wins in nine starts (with two second place finishes)…trained Little Bold John who retired in 1993 with 38 wins in 105 starts and earnings of nearly $2 million…Little Bold John’s 26 career stakes victories represents a Maryland-bred record…among his victories was the 1987 Maryland Million Classic and the Donn Handicap (G1)…saddled Pulverizing to a seventh place finish in the 1989 Preakness Stakes (G1)…won the Baltimore Breeders’ Cup (G3) with Lightning Paces in 2001…named Maryland Trainer of the Year for 1992 by the MTHA…finished second in the overall Maryland standings in 2002 and was 4th in 2003…second leading trainer for the 1991 Pimlico meeting with 37 victories…first winner was Hail Aristocrat at Penn National in 1973…saddled 1,000th winner with Run John Run at Timonium Fair in 1998…captured his 100th stakes win when Paying Off won 2007 Twixt Stakes at Laurel…career-best 114 victories in 1988.
PERSONAL: started his career as an exercise rider.