Marion Van Berg

Marion H. Van Berg (January 15, 1896 – May 3, 1971) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse trainer. He was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 1970.[1] His son Jack Van Berg also went on to become a racehorse trainer.

Marion Van Berg
OccupationRacehorse owner and trainer
Born(1896-01-15)January 15, 1896
Aurora, Nebraska
DiedMay 3, 1971(1971-05-03) (aged 75)
Omaha, Nebraska
Resting placeColumbus Cemetery, Columbus, Nebraska
Major racing wins
As a Trainer:
Arkansas Derby (1960)

As an Owner:
Arkansas Derby (1960)
Black Gold Stakes (1965, 1966, 1967, 1971)
Apple Blossom Handicap (1969, 1970)

U. S. Racing Hall of Fame (1970)

He died of a heart attack on May 3, 1971 in Omaha, Nebraska at age 75.[2]


  1. ^ "Marion Van Berg". 2016-09-06. Retrieved 2016-11-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Maule, Tex (1971-05-17). "A roundup of the sports information of the week". Retrieved 2016-11-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)