Derby Contenders

Bernie Flint

Bernie was a former detective with the New Orleans Police before retiring to devote his attention to horse racing. He has trained over 3000 winners, been leading trainer at 9 racetracks including Churchill Downs, Keeneland, Oaklawn and Turfway Park where he won a record 20 training titles. His first major stakes win came in the 1984 Lexington stakes when his He Is A Great Deal upset eventual Kentucky Derby winner, Swale. Other top horses he has trained include, Swept Away, Outofthebox, Hurricane Bertie and Runway Model.