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Ian R. Wilkes

Ian Wilkes
Occupation Trainer
Birthplace Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia
Birth date May 25, 1965
Career wins not found
Major racing wins, honours & awards
Major racing wins
Amsterdam Stakes (2006)
Falls City Handicap (2008)
Bay Shore Stakes (2009)
Fleur de Lis Handicap (2009)
Hutcheson Stakes (2009)
King's Bishop Stakes (2009)
Louisville Distaff Handicap (2009)
Matt Winn Stakes (2009)
Carter Handicap (2010)
Pan American Stakes (2010)

Ian R. Wilkes (born May 25, 1965 in Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia) is a trainer in American Thoroughbred horse racing. He worked for leading Australian trainer Colin Hayes before taking a job in 1990 with trainer Carl Nafzger in the United States. [1]

Now a resident of Louisville, Kentucky and training on his own, Wilkes earned his first Grade 1 win with Capt. Candyman Can in the 2009 King's Bishop Stakes at Saratoga Race Course. [2]

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