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Michael J. Maker

Mike Maker
Occupation Trainer
Birthplace Garden City, Michigan,
United States
Birth date February 7, 1969
Career wins 580+ (ongoing)
Major racing wins, honours & awards
Major racing wins

Hawthorne Gold Cup Handicap (2004)
Churchill Downs Stakes (2009)
Kentucky Cup Classic Stakes (2009)
Lane's End Stakes (2006, 2010)
Blue Grass Stakes (2010)

Breeders' Cup wins:
Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (2009)
Significant horses
Furthest Land, Stately Victor, With a City

Michael J. Maker (born February 7, 1969 in Garden City, Michigan) is an American trainer of Thoroughbred racehorses. The son of a trainer, he learned the business from his father then set up his own public stable in 1991. In 1993 he went to work as an assistant to U.S. Racing Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas where he remained until going out on his own again in 2003. [1]

Mike Maker's most important win and big came to date came with Furthest Land in the 2009 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile. [2] In 2010 he won the Blue Grass Stakes with the colt Stately Victor which qualified him for the Kentucky Derby. [3]

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