Herbert J. Thompson

Herbert John "Dick" Thompson (September 21, 1881 - November 12, 1937) was an American U. S. Racing Hall of Fame trainer of Thoroughbred racehorses. He was the trainer of the winning horse of the Kentucky Derby in 1921, 1926, 1932 and 1933.[1]

Herbert J. Thompson
OccupationTrainer
Born(1881-09-21)September 21, 1881
Detroit, Michigan, USA
DiedNovember 12, 1937(1937-11-12) (aged 56)
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Resting placeCalvary Cemetery, Lexington, Kentucky
Career wins373
Major racing wins
Golden Rod Stakes (1919)
Clipsetta Stakes (1920)
Debutante Stakes (1920)
Ben Ali Handicap (1921)
Blue Grass Stakes (1921, 1922, 1926)
Falls City Handicap (1921)
Laurel Futurity Stakes (1922, 1923)
Raceland Derby (1924)
Latonia Derby (1925)
Juvenile Stakes (1928)
National Stallion Stakes (1928)
Saratoga Special Stakes (1928)
American Legion Handicap (1929)
Withers Stakes (1929)
Arlington Classic (1929)
Matron Stakes (1930, 1932)
Stars and Stripes Handicap (1930)
Acorn Stakes (1931)
Alabama Stakes (1933)
Hopeful Stakes (1933)
Kentucky Oaks (1933)
Test Stakes (1934)
United States Hotel Stakes (1934)
Champagne Stakes (1934)
Walden Stakes (1936)

Triple Crown race wins:
Kentucky Derby (1921, 1926, 1932, 1933)
Preakness Stakes (1932)
Belmont Stakes (1929)

Honours
U.S. Racing Hall of Fame (1969)
Significant horses
Baba Kenny, Balladier, Barn Swallow, Behave Yourself, Bit of White, Blue Larkspur, Brokers Tip, Bubbling Over, Burgoo King

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Herbert J. Thompson". Racingmuseum.org. 2016-09-06. Retrieved 2016-10-31.