Training Team

Our Trainers

Todd Pletcher, Trainer

Born in Dallas, Texas, Todd began working for his father, Jake Pletcher, as a hot walker at the age of 7 at Ruidoso Downs in New Mexico. At the time, his father Jake was training quarter horses and thoroughbreds throughout the Southwest. Read more…

Bob Baffert

Bob Baffert, Trainer

Bob Baffert grew up on his family’s cattle ranch with parents, Bill (a cattle rancher and American Quarter Horse breeder) and Ellie (an elementary-school teacher and principal), along with his six siblings. Though his father bred Quarter Horses, Bob got his first true start with horses at age 10. Read more…

Al Stall

Al Stall, Trainer

Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Al Stall comes from a family with multiple generations of some of the finest horsemen the south has ever produced, and with thoroughbred race horses firmly in his blood. Stall’s father and grandfather both were breeders and owners. Read more…

Rodolphe Brisset

Rodolphe Brisset, Trainer

Brisset, 34, is perhaps best known in Kentucky, where he worked for Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott for more than a decade. Born in Tours, France, Brisset graduated from a racing academy run by France’s Association de Formation et d’Action Sociale des Écuries de Course (AFASEC). Read more…

Peter Snowden

Peter Snowden, Trainer

Peter Snowden started his career as a jockey, before taking out a trainers licence however it wasn’t long before Peter was offered the opportunity to join the powerful Hawkes Stable as Assistant Trainer to John Hawkes. Together the team achieved great success with champions such as Octagonal and Lonhro among many others. Read more…

Nicholas Clement, Trainer

Nicolas Clement’s first job away from the family stable was in 1982 as a stud trainee at Haras de Clarbec in Deauville with Olivier Nicol. After a year working there he left France to go to America where he prepared yearlings at Taylor Made farm, Kentucky, and was in charge of barn of 24 yearlings. Read more…

Anthony Freedman, Trainer

Anthony is the third eldest of racing’s famous Freedman brothers. He has been in integral part of the vast Freedman Racing operation since the mid-1980s. After Anthony completed Year 12 at Canberra Grammar, he joined his brothers Lee and Richard, as an assistant, at Warwick Farm in 1983. Read more…

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