All Horse Racing

Wesley A. Ward


Wesley A. Ward
Born:
1968-03-03
Selah
Washington USA

Currently Residing:
Glendora
California USA

Name of his wife is Kimberely and they have three children Riley, Denae and Jack.

Notes:
He is a retired Champion jockey and now a trainer in thoroughbr ed horse racing. He grew up in the horse racing industry. In 1984 he was voted for the prestigiou s Eclipse Award for Outstandin g Apprentice Jockey. He became an associate trainer under his father and started individual training in 1993. His first stake win as a trainer came in 1994 at Hollywood Park by winning the Cinema Handicap. He has also won races at Gulfstream Park in California . In 2009 he became the first US based horse conditione r to ship as horse winning a stake in England.

Statistics

Year Races Run Wins Place Show Earnings
2011 105 26 15 9 $814,313
2010 362 92 55 52 $3,021,098
2009 285 74 45 31 $1,931,558

Facts

• Major Racing Wins As a jockey Ancient Title Stakes (1985) and Distaff Handicap (1985). As a trainer Will Rogers Handicap (1994), Shoemaker Breeders Cup Mile Stakes (1995), Los Angeles Handicap (1997), Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (2000, 2001), Palos Verdes Handicap (2001), San Miguel Stakes (2003), Genuine Risk Handicap (2004), Vagrancy Handicap (2004), Windsor Castle Stakes (2009) and Queen Mary Stakes (2009). Significant Horses Ferdinand, Men s Exclusive
racing news icon

Racing News

American Pharoah puts in strong work for Belmont Stakes

May 28, 2015
ELMONT, N.Y. – Anybody looking for a reason to side against American Pharoah in his ...Read more

Mubtaahij works five furlongs in company in prep for Belmont Stakes

May 26, 2015
ELMONT, N.Y. – For the third time in eight days, Belmont Stakes candidate Mubtaahij ...Read more

War Story to Ohio Derby instead of Belmont Stakes

May 26, 2015
War Story, 16th in the Kentucky Derby, will not run in the Belmont Stakes on June 6 agains...Read more

American Pharoah faces unfamiliar track in Triple Crown bid

May 25, 2015
It bears repeating that American Pharoah will be bidding to make history in more ways than...Read more

Belmont Stakes: Materiality emerges as top threat to Pharoah

May 23, 2015
ELMONT, N.Y. – Todd Pletcher said he will never know if he made the right decision w...Read more

Going over the Triple Crown chase, to the letter

May 23, 2015
Ahmed Zayat, the man behind American Pharoah, likes to say that his homebred colt by a hom...Read more

Mubtaahij putting in work ahead of Belmont Stakes

May 21, 2015
ELMONT, N.Y. – Mubtaahij has been in New York for less than a week, but he’s a...Read more