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Volume 23 No. 17
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Todd Pletcher, Trainer

Photo: Getty images
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Photo: Getty images

Thoroughbred racehorse conditioner Todd Pletcher is the all-time leading money-winning trainer in the U.S., with $358,357,838 in lifetime purse earnings through April 16. Pletcher has been named the leading trainer on the New York, Florida and Kentucky circuits 59 times and has won the sport’s top honor — the Eclipse Award for the nation’s outstanding trainer — seven times since 2004. Last year, Pletcher trained the Kentucky Derby winner, Always Dreaming, and the Belmont Stakes winner, Tapwrit. In this year’s Derby, he is sending Magnum Moon, Audible, Noble Indy and Vino Rosso to the 20-horse starting gate.