facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
Headlines

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

A look at weekend Thoroughbred racing action

Saratoga and Del Mar swing into full action this weekend and serious action for the 2-year-old set dots the racing landscape.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

A look at weekend horse racing

Florida Sunshine Millions, a Derby prep, graded stakes out west and top milers in Hong Kong all enliven the weekend racing schedule.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

A look at weekend horse racing

It's a short but sweet racing schedule this weekend with 2-year-olds topping the program in California, Florida and Japan.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Zenyatta's little sister wins first race

INGLEWOOD, Calif., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Eblouissante, a half-sister to 2010 Horse of the Year Zenyatta, won her first start Friday, running much like her elder sibling.
UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
Prev
Page 1 of 3
Photos
John Shirreffs
Giacomo trainer John Shirreffs raises the championship trophy next to jockey Mike Smith, right, after winning the 131st Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville on May 7, 2005. (UPI Photo/Mark Cowan)
Wiki

Goodwood Handicap (1994, 2007) Bayakoa Handicap (1998, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2009) Hollywood Oaks (1998) El Encino Stakes (1999, 2006, 2008, 2009) La Canada Stakes (1999, 2005, 2009) Santa Margarita Handicap (1999, 2003, 2005, 2009, 2010) Santa Maria Handicap (2000, 2003) San Luis Rey Handicap (2005) San Diego Handicap (2006) San Felipe Stakes (2006) Milady Handicap (2006, 2008, 2009) Vanity Handicap (2006, 2008, 2009, 2010) Santa Anita Derby (2007) Inglewood Handicap (2007, 2009) Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap (2007) Eddie Read Handicap (2007) Del Mar Handicap (2007) Oaklawn Handicap (2008) Apple Blossom Handicap (2008, 2010) Lady's Secret Stakes (2008, 2009) San Pasqual Handicap (2010) New Orleans Ladies Stakes (2010) American Oaks (2010)

John A. Shirreffs (born June 1, 1945 in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas) is an American Thoroughbred racehorse trainer.

Based in California, Vietnam War veteran John Shirreffs began training Thoroughbreds in 1978. He has won a number of stakes races with his most important coming in the 2005 Kentucky Derby when Giacomo scored a major upset. In 2007, another Shirreffs-trained horse scored a major upset when Tiago, a half-brother to Giacomo (both out of the mare Set Them Free) won the Santa Anita Derby. He is also the trainer of champion Zenyatta, beaten only once in twenty career starts, and winner of the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic in 2008 and Breeders' Cup Classic in 2009.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "John Shirreffs."
Most Popular
1
Hershey's new logo launched, compared to emoji poop
2
Pakistan PM Nawaz in hiding, death toll reaches 11
3
Al Pacino rules Venice Film Festival on Saturday
4
'Fifty Shades of Grey' director's home raided by police
5
Obamas attend wedding of personal chef
x
Feedback