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Neil Drysdale


Neil Drysdale
Born:
1947-12-11
Hasselmere
Surrey England

Currently Residing:
Playa Del Rey
California USA

wife, Shawn Dugan

Notes:
Spending early part of career with show horses in Florida, Neil Drysdale saddled a total of 32 Breeders Cup runners and has six winners to his credit, including 1992 Classic winner A.P. Indy. He was included into the Racing Hall of Fame in 2000 and registered his first win in the Kentucky Derby with Fusaichi Pegasus. Some of his noticeable performers include 1998 turf champion Fiji, Musical Chimes and Sarafan. Aragorn brought him two grade 1 wins - the Shoemaker Breeders Cup Handicap and the Eddie Read Handicap in the same year.

Statistics

Year Races Run Wins Place Show Earnings
2006 226 41 45 26 $4,516,356
2005 194 35 45 26 $2,982,293
2004 181 37 26 22 $2,630,399

Facts

• Neil Drysdale has a remarkable record in Breeders Cup. He clinched Juvenile stakes with Tasso in 1985 Breders Cup Mile with War Chant in 2000 Classic with A P Indy in 1992 Distaff with Hollywood Wildcat in 1993 and Princess Rooney in 1984 respectively and 1989 Turf with Prized.
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