Mike Trombetta

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Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland

2017 600 91 90 95 $3,315,186
CAREER 9,046 1,641 1,469 1,319 $52,040,381

2017 SEASON: enjoyed another outstanding year in Maryland ranking third with 51 wins … enjoyed stakes success with Do What I Say in the M. Tyson Gilpin for Virgina-breds and My Sistersledge in the Maryland Million Ladies … now owns seven career wins in Maryland Million competition … led Laurel’s summer meet with $515,973 in purse earnings, ranking third with 14 wins … tied for second during 12-day Preakness Meet at Pimlico with six wins, was eighth in purses ($162,289) … kicked off the year ranking fifth in wins (15) and purses ($535,923) at Laurel’s winter-spring stand … ranked fifth with 17 wins from 151 starters and second with $764,315 in purse earnings at Laurel’s fall meet.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: ranked fourth in Maryland for the second straight year, finishing with 44 wins…it was the 10th consecutive top 10 finish for the barn in the state…also banked $2,025,509 in purse earnings…won the Conniver with Candida H., the Miracle Wood and James W.  Murphy with Marengo Road, and the Weber City Miss with A.P. Majetstic…was leading trainer by purse earnings at Laurel’s fall ($638,445) and winter-spring ($864,290) meets…fourth in the local standings with 46 victories in 2015…ranked 33rd in North America with 108 wins, his ninth straight year in triple digits…captured the Leematt Stakes at Presque Isle Downs with Dynamic Strike…averaged 118 wins and more than $4 million in earnings from 2007-15…won five stakes races in 2014: Extrasexyzippster (Miracle Wood), Bold Curlin (Native Dancer), Heaven Knows What (Oakley), DC Dancer (Maryland Million Sprint) and My Magician (Maryland Million Lassie)…became a major player during the 2006 Triple Crown scene with Sweetnorthernsaint, the betting favorite in the Kentucky Derby (G1) and runner-up in the Preakness Stakes (G1)…named 2005 Maryland Trainer of the Year by the MTHA…produced the best winning percentage at the major Maryland tracks (26%) in 2007…conditioned turf star Bop who set a pair of five furlong turf records in 2002, breaking marks at Colonial Downs and Penn National…For Silver won 2009 Maryland-bred sprinter of the year honors as a three-year-old with two stakes wins, includingthe Carry Back (G2)at Calder Race Course and finished second in a pair of Grade 3’s, including the Hirsch Jacobs on Preakness day…also trained multiple stakes winners Baltimore Belle, Your Bluffing, Weigelia, Ghostly Numbers and Princess Pelona…Spectacular Malibu gave the conditioner his first Maryland Million victory with a first place finish in the 2006 Lassie then won Distaff two years later…Doing Great was victorious in the 2010 Maryland Million Lassie, while Brushed by Love won the 2011 Maryland Million Oaks…first winner was with Amant De Cour at Atlantic City in 1986…reached 1,000 milestone with Allwewantforxmas at Charles Town on November 27, 2011.

PERSONAL: father owned horses when he was a teenager.