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Dale L. Romans

Dale Romans
Occupation Trainer
Birthplace Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
Birth date August 14, 1966
Career wins 1,000+ (ongoing)
Major racing wins, honours & awards
Major racing wins

Fayette Stakes (2003)
Cornhusker Breeders' Cup Handicap (2004)
Kentucky Cup Classic Handicap (2004)
Secretariat Stakes (2004)
Tropical Park Derby (2004)
Virginia Derby (2004)
Whitney Handicap (2004)
Bertram F. Bongard Stakes (2005)
Breeders' Futurity Stakes (2005)
Firecracker Breeders' Cup Handicap (2005)
Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Handicap (2005)
Sleepy Hollow Stakes (2005)
Dogwood Stakes (2006)
Sunshine Millions Oaks (2006, 2008)
Swale Stakes (2006)
West Virginia Derby (2006)
Sunshine Millions Distaff (2007)
Shadwell Turf Mile Stakes (2008)
Delaware Handicap (2009)
Ruffian Handicap (2009)
Sixty Sails Handicap (2009)

Breeders' Cup wins:
Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (2009)

International race wins:
Dubai World Cup (2005)
Significant horses
Kitten's Joy, Roses in May, Sharp Humor, Swift Temper, Tapitsfly

Dale L. Romans (born August 14, 1966 in Louisville, Kentucky) is an American Thoroughbred racehorse trainer.

The son of a trainer, Dale Romans grew up around horse racing at Churchill Downs. At age eighteen he embarked on a career as a trainer, getting his first winner on February 15, 1987 at Turfway Park in Florence, Kentucky. Among his most successful horses, Kitten's Joy earned 2004 and 2004 was his big break as his horse was named American Champion Male Turf Horse honors and Roses in May provided him with the biggest payday of his career to date when he won the $6 million Dubai World Cup in 2005. He collected his first Breeders' Cup win in 2009 when Tapitsfly won the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf.



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