Kieron Magee

Birth Date:
Birth Place: County Wicklow, Ireland

2017 520 126 90 74 $2,556,294
CAREER 2,569 586 456 365 $10,604,713

2017 SEASON: saw his streak as Maryland’s leading trainer end at three consecutive years, finishing second with 74 wins … set career highs in starters, wins and purse earnings … tied with Linda Rice for Laurel’s winter-spring meet title at 27 wins from a meet-high 128 starters … also shared the Preakness Meet at Pimlico title with Graham Motion at six wins apiece … finished second in Laurel’s summer stand with 19 wins, leading the way with 84 runners … runner-up at Timonium with five wins … also second at Laurel’s year-ending fall meet with 22 wins … ran third behind champion filly Songbird with Line of Best Fit in the Delaware Handicap (G1).

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: leading trainer in Maryland for the third straight year in 2016 with 64 wins, one fewer than 2015 and nine more than 2014…captured Laurel’s winter-spring title with 29 wins from 118 starters…was first with 14 wins from 58 starters at Preakness Meet at Pimlico…ranked in the top nine in wins and purse earnings at all four Maryland meets…won the Maryland Million Sprint with Nicaradalic Rocks…led all Maryland trainers with 65 wins in 2015…won the Laurel Park fall meet with 24 wins from 88 starters…tied with Mike Trombetta for Laurel’s summer meet title at eight wins…finished second in the Preakness Meet at Pimlico with 21 wins…reached career highs in wins (118) and purse earnings ($2,106,961) for the sixth consecutive year…led Maryland with 55 wins in 2014…that year won the Pimlico spring meeting with 18 victories and shared the Laurel Park winter title with three other conditioners…ranked eighth in the local standings in 2013, finishing fourth in the Laurel Park fall stand with an impressive 19-of-53 record…finished tied for 15th in the local standings in 2012…first winner was with Magic Maker at Colonial Downs on July 15, 2007.

PERSONAL: former exercise rider for Dale Capuano.