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Andreas Schütz

Andreas Schutz
Occupation Trainer
Birthplace Germany
Birth date February 19, 1968
Career wins Not found
Major racing wins, honours & awards
Major racing wins
Bayerisches Zuchtrennen (1998)
Berlin Brandenburg-Trophy (1998, 2001, 2005)
Deutsches Derby (1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004)
German 1,000 Guineas (1998, 2001)
Hansa-Preis (1998, 1999, 2000, 2003)
Preis der Diana (1998, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004)
Premio Lydia Tesio (1998)
Premio Vittorio di Capua (1998)
Diana-Trial (1999, 2001, 2004)
Grosser Preis der Badischen Wirtschaft (1999, 2003)
Premio Roma (1999, 2000)
Grosser Preis von Baden (2000)
Union-Rennen (2000, 2002, 2003)
Gerling Preis (2001, 2003)
Rheinland-Pokal (2003)
Gran Premio del Jockey Club (2004)
Grosse Europa-Meile (2004)
Singapore Airlines International Cup (2004)
St. Leger Italiano (2005)
Hong Kong Mile (2007, 2008)
Champions Mile (2008)
Hong Kong Stewards' Cup (2008,2009)
Racing awards
German Leading trainer by wins (4)
Significant horses
Elle Danzig, Shirocco, Good Ba Ba

Andreas Schütz (born February 19, 1968 in Germany) is a Thoroughbred racehorse trainer. From a prominent racing family, he is the fourth generation to train professionally.

Andreas Schütz started out as an amateur jockey, winning four German championships from 1984-1987 and the European championship in 1987. In 1992 he began working as an assistant trainer for his father Bruno Schütz who had built one of the Germany's most successful public training stables. Due to health problems, his father retired and in 1998 Andreas took over the running of the stable.

Highly successful, Andreas Schütz has won numerous German Group one races including the five wins in both the Deutsches Derby and the Preis der Diana. Four times he has been his country's annual leading trainer in wins. He was won several Group One races in Italy and in 2004 won the Singapore Airlines International Cup at Kranji Racecourse in Singapore.

In 2006 Andreas Schütz set up shop in Hong Kong, China where he has continued to win major races. After taking over the conditioning of Good Ba Ba, he guided the gelding to four consecutive Group One race wins and 2007/2008 Hong Kong Horse of the Year honors. In December of 2008, Good Ba Ba gave Schütz his second consecutive Hong Kong Mile.

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