Derby Contenders

Rick Awtrey or Jerry Hollendorfer or George Todaro

Dr. George Todaro is a medical doctor and research scientist who is best kown for co-authoring the "Oncogene Theory" a foundation for cancer research. He became involved in the horse racing industry in 1991 when is wife gave him 10 % interest in a race horse for Christmas. He has had a long partnership in the industry with Jerry Hollendorfer.  Jerry Hollendorfer has saddled over 6000 winners and entered racing’s Hall Of Fame in 2011 honoring his long and illustrious career. Known for his hard work and dedication he claims horse racing is also his hobby.  In 2010 he trained champion Blind Luck who also joined Lite Light and Pike Place Dancer on his roster of Kentucky Oaks winners. Other top runners include , Dakota Phone, King Glorious, Event of the Year, Tuscan Evening, Heatseeker and Chocolate Candy.