A six-foot tall Kentucky-bred racetracker, J. Larry Jones is easy to spot in the mornings, his long legs dangling in long stirrups, straddling one of his Thoroughbreds in training, or supervising his stable from a Western saddle on the back of one of his Quarter Horse ponies.
The TRM Trainer of the Quarter Award goes to Marcus Vitali, read more to find out why!
The TRM Trainer of the Quarter award has been won by David Simcock. Simcock and his team will receive a selection of products from the internationally-acclaimed range of TRM supplements worth €2,000, as well as a bottle of select Irish whiskey.
TRM Trainer of the Quarter is awarded to King Leatherbury, the Maryland based trainer who is hoping that his stable star Ben's Cat may just provide him with the item on his wish list he has yet failed to obtain, a Cadillac convertible.
Edward Lynam made the history books at Royal Ascot this year, becoming the first trainer to ever win both the principle Group One sprint races with different horses. In total, Lynam sent four horses to the Royal meeting and returned to his County Meath base with a second consecutive win in the King’s Stand Stakes with Sole Power – a feat which hadn’t been achieved since the 1930s – and a victory with Slade Power in the Golden Jubilee Stakes.
Art Sherman went to the 1955 Kentucky Derby as the groom of Swaps. Forty nine years later he returns to Churchill Downs as the Trainer of California Chrome. The impressive winner of the Santa Anita Derby. For the Triple Crown season, he's our TRM Trainer of the Quarter.
The 47 year old native of Baltimore, Maryland couldn't have got off to a more successful 2014 with Bold Curlin winning the Native Dancer and Extrasexyhippzster the Miracle Wood at Laurel Park.
The TRM Trainer of the Quarter foes to Robert Cowell for making history by sending out his quirky inmate Kingsgate Native to win the Temple Stakes for the second time on Saturday 25th May, making him only the second horse to do so.