William H. Fizer

William Henry Fizer (1861 - February 15, 1937) was a trainer of Thoroughbred racehorses who won the 1907 Kentucky Derby with Pink Star, the 1908 Latonia Derby with Pinkola, and the 1909 Kentucky Oaks with Floreal.[1][2][3]

William Fizer
Born(1867-12-23)December 23, 1867
Kentucky
DiedJanuary 14, 1948(1948-01-14) (aged 80)
New York
Resting placeOld Gray Cemetery
Knoxville, Tennessee
Major racing wins
Decoration Handicap (1908)
Empire City Handicap (1908)
Latonia Derby (1908)
Midsummer Stakes (1908)
Kentucky Oaks (1909)
Latonia Independence Handicap (1910)

American Classics wins:
Kentucky Derby (1907)

Significant horses
Floreal, Pink Star, Pinkola

Born in Kentucky, as a young man William Fizer made his home in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was in New York when he died on February 15, 1937. His remains were shipped to Knoxville for interment.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Trainers, Kentucky Derby (1898-2017)" (PDF). Churchill Downs Incorporated. 2018-01-01. Retrieved 2020-01-04.
  2. ^ "Pinkola Wins Latonia Derby". Altoona Mirror Archives, page 3. 1908-06-03. Retrieved 2020-05-25.
  3. ^ Avalyn Hunter. "Floreal". American Classic Pedigrees. Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  4. ^ "William H. Fizer Called by Death". Kingsport Times, page 8. 1937-02-15. Retrieved 2020-05-01.