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James I. Nazworthy

Jim Nazworthy
Occupation Trainer
Birthplace United States Flag of the United States
Birth date September 3, 1926
Death date February 21, 1974
Career wins not found
Major racing wins, honours & awards
Major racing wins
San Pasqual Handicap (1960)
Hollywood Gold Cup (1961)
Del Mar Handicap (1963, 1964)
Arcadia Handicap (1964)
Longacres Mile (1964)
San Juan Capistrano Handicap (1964)
San Marcos Stakes (1964)
Santa Anita Handicap (1964)
Bing Crosby Handicap (1965)
Carter Handicap (1965)
San Bernardino Handicap (1968)
Del Mar Debutante Stakes (1969)
Santa Paula Stakes (1971)
Monrovia Handicap (1971)
Graduation Stakes (1972)
Significant horses
Fleet Nasrullah, Prince Blessed
Viking Spirit, Mr. Consistency

James I. "Jim" Nazworthy (September 3, 1926 - February 21, 1974) was an American Thoroughbred horse racing trainer.

Jim Nazworthy began training horses at age twenty-one. Based in California, among his successful runners, he conditioned horses for owners such as Fannie Hertz, Travis Kerr, as well for his wife's Sledge Stable. [1]

Jim Nazworthy died in 1974 of a heart attack at age forty-seven. The Los Angeles Times February 23, 1974 obituary called Nazworthy "one of California's foremost trainers."

A resident of Arcadia, California, he was survived by his wife, Maxine (née Factor), and son, David.



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