Tim Keefe

Birth Date:
Birth Place: Silver Spring, Maryland

2017 199 22 27 24 $821,851
CAREER 3,879 488 510 523 $12,527,376

2017 SEASON: nine of his 21 wins on the Maryland circuit came from 66 mounts during Laurel’s winter-spring meet … ranked 11th in purse earnings with $333,678 at the year-opening stand … finished 10th in purses ($367,279) and 11th in wins (11) at Laurel’s year-ending fall stand.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: finished 2016 with 21 wins on the Maryland circuit…captured his first meet title at Laurel’s summer stand, sharing the top spot with Hammy Smith at 10 wins…ranked second in purse earnings with $252,115…saddled winners on five of the meet’s first seven racing days for an average mutuel of $18.57…won Wide Country Stakes with Great Soul…banked a career-high $1,430,920 in purse earnings in 2015…ranked sixth in the local standings with 38 victories…third at Laurel Park’s summer meet with six wins and $207,781 in purse earnings…third in Laurel’s fall meet with $513,686 in purse earnings and fifth with 15 wins…fifth in wins (11) and sixth in purses ($359,919) during the Preakness Meet at Pimlico…won two races on the Maryland Million program, maidens Irina Baranova and Minor Legend…saddled Eighttofasttocatch to two wins from three starts in 2014, including the Maryland Million Classic for the third time and the Jennings Handicap for the fourth straight year, becoming the 24th Maryland-bred millionaire…won the 2014 Deputed Testamony Stakes with Lunar Rock…won career-high 43 races in 2011… Eighttofasttocatch won four stakes races at Laurel Park that year, including the Maryland Million Classic, while Red’s Round Table won the Wide Country Stakes and Marshua Stakes …Celtic Innis won a pair of added money races in 2005 and 2006 and won the Maryland Million Sprint in 2008…The son of Yarrow Brae was nine-for-38 with 27 in the money finishes at the 6-furlong distance and ended his seven-year career in 2010 with $648,638 in earnings…saddled Anarex to the 1994 Maryland Million Distaff Starter title…first win came with Via Hawaii in June 1994 at Laurel Park.

PERSONAL: was steeplechase jockey before getting his trainer’s license…credits Joe Aitcheson for getting him interested in the business…competed in an Ironman Triathlons in 2011 and 2013 to raise money for horse-related charities.