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Daniel Perlsweig

Daniel Perlsweig
Occupation Trainer
Birthplace United States
Birth date May 21, 1926
Career wins Not found
Major racing wins, honours & awards
Major racing wins
Salvator Mile Handicap (1975)
Juvenile Stakes (1980)
Young America Stakes (1980)
Cowdin Stakes (1980)
Champagne Stakes (1980)
Hutcheson Stakes (1981)
Florida Derby (1981)
Red Bank Stakes (1989)
Fort Marcy Handicap (1989)
Racing awards
Dogwood Dominion Award (1999)
Significant horses
Lord Avie

Daniel Perlsweig (born May 21, 1926) is a retired American trainer in the sport of Thoroughbred horse racing. Among his successful horses, Perlsweig is best known for training Lord Avie, the 1980 American Champion Two-Year-Old Colt. [1] Lord Avie won the 1981 Florida Derby and was favored to win the 1981 Kentucky Derby until an injury kept him out of all thee of the U. S. Triple Crown series.

In 1999, Perlsweig was voted the Dogwood Dominion Award as one of the unsung heroes of American horse racing. [2]


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