|Birthplace||Arizona, United States|
|Birth date||November 16, 1907|
|Death date||November 6, 1993|
|Career wins||Not found|
|Major racing wins, honours & awards|
|Major racing wins|
American Derby (1955, 1963)
Kentucky Derby (1955)
Preakness Stakes (1963)
|Leading money-winning trainer in the United States (1962, 1963)|
|National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame (1991)|
|Swaps, Prove It, Candy Spots|
From Arizona, Mesh Tenney began his career as a Thoroughbred trainer in the western United States in 1935. He won the Santa Anita Derby three times (1955, 1956, 1963) and was the leading money-winning trainer in the United States in 1962 and 1963.
Mesh Tenney is best remembered as the trainer of Swaps who won the 1955 Kentucky Derby and the Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year in 1956. He also trained Candy Spots who won the 1963 Preakness Stakes and finished 2nd in both the Derby and the Belmont Stakes.
During his 40 year career Mesh Tenney trained 36 stakes winners. In 1991, he was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame.
Mesh Tenney died in Safford, Arizona in 1993.