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Sid C. Attard

Sid Attard
Occupation Trainer
Birthplace Birkirkara, Malta
Birth date 29, 1950 (1950-09-29) (age 66)
Career wins 1,600 (ongoing)
Major racing wins, honours & awards
Major racing wins
Mazarine Stakes (1980)
Ontario Matron Stakes (1982, 2004, 2005, 2006)
Vigil Stakes (1982, 2007)
Display Stakes (1985, 2006)
Canadian Stakes (1987)
Sir Barton Stakes (1992)
Duchess Stakes (1995)
Maryland Million Distaff Handicap (1996)
Ontario Fashion Stakes (1996)
Classy 'N Smart Stakes (1997, 1999)
Maple Leaf Stakes (1997, 2003, 2004)
Ballade Stakes (1998, 2005)
Natalma Stakes (1998, 2001)
La Prevoyante Stakes (1999)
Atto Mile (2001)
Play The King Stakes (2001, 2008)
Princess Elizabeth Stakes (2001)
Shady Well Stakes (2001)
Woodbine Oaks (2002)
Algoma Stakes (2003, 2004, 2005)
Bold Ruckus Stakes (2004)
Canadian Derby (2004)
Seagram Cup Stakes (2004, 2005)
Victoria Park Stakes (2004)
Bessarabian Stakes (2005)
Chief Bearhart Stakes (2005)
Queenston Stakes (2005, 2007)
Valedictory Stakes (2005)
Overskate Stakes (2006)
Bold Venture Stakes (2007)
Coronation Futurity Stakes (2007)
Plate Trial Stakes (2007)
Woodstock Stakes (2007, 2008)
Dominion Day Stakes (2008)
Swynford Stakes (2009)
Significant horses
Numerous Times, Ginger Gold
Organ Grinder, One For Rose

Sid C. Attard (born September 29, 1950 in Birkirkara, Malta) is a Canadian horse trainer in Thoroughbred horse racing. Members of his family emigrated to Canada in the 1960s where older brothers Joseph and Tino Attard became racehorse trainers and Larry became one of the top jockeys in the country and a member of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame.

A trainer since 1977, Attard is based at Toronto's Woodbine Racetrack, where he has led all trainers in wins four times. On December 6, 2008 he won his 1,600th career race with Forever Gleaming.

A resident of Bramalea, Ontario, Attard and his wife Janice have three children. Their son Paul has followed in his father's footsteps and is a trainer at Woodbine Racetrack. Second oldest and only daughter Stephanie is a chef and owns her own cafe called "Heaven's Kitchen" located close to Woodbine Racetrack, and their youngest son, Jamie, is an assistant trainer to Sid.



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