John M. Veitch

John M. Veitch

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John M. Veitch is an American Hall of Fame Thoroughbred horse trainer. The son of U.S. Racing Hall of Fame trainer Sylvester Veitch, his family has been part of the horse-training business for three generations. John Veitch studied at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois where he played fullback on the university's football team. From the beginning of his training career in 1974 through the end of 2003, John Veitch won 410 races out of 2,340 starts and his horses earned $20,097,980. He began as an assistant with his father as well as for trainer Elliott Burch at Rokeby Stables before going on his own in 1974. In 1976 he accepted the job as head trainer for Lucille Markey's Calumet Farm where he remained until late 1982show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134915254
  • 9786134915250