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Ron was born and raised in Arkansas and grew up going to the races at Oaklawn Park. He was a boxer in college and competed in the Tough Man fights. He always knew he wanted to be a thoroughbred trainer and went to work for veteran trainer Bernie Flint where he learned the ropes. In 1996 he began training mostly with horses he purchased and claimed and soon caught the attention of outside clients. He races at the Kentucky tracks, Oaklawn, Delaware and Louisiana. Some of his top horses include Seek Gold the winner of the G-1 Stephen Foster, Asher, Go Now and Woostershear.
Court grew up in Ponce Inlet, Florida and began his riding career in 1980 in Colorado at Centennial Park. Court has notched over 3,000 career victories and has won riding titles at Oaklawn Park, Hoosier Park, and Ellis Park. Court has won several major stakes races including the Citation Handicap (G1) and the Frank E. Kilroe Mile Handicap aboard Leroidesanimaux. In 2011, we won the $1,000,000 Arkansas Derby on Archarcharch and he scored international success with his win in the 2003 Japan Dirt Cup aboard Fleetsreet Dancer.
Mike Walker and Lou Sutterfield
Amie’s Dini is from the second crop of Grade 1 winner Bandini and is her sire’s most successful offspring to date.
From two crops to race thus far, Bandini’s foals have averaged a winning distance of 6.4 furlongs, scoring from 4 ½ to 8 ½ furlongs.
Amie’s Dini is out of the unraced Cherokee Run mare Run Kate Run, making her a half-sister to Grade 2-placed multiple stakes heroine Kid Kate. The pair’s fourth dam is stakes winner Knot, who produced Grade 2-placed stakes winner Hitch and dual stakes victress Thread, who would go on herself to foal multiple Grade 2 diva Wend.
Cherokee Run was honored as the champion sprinter of 1994 but the dark bay was proven at a distance of ground as well, running second in the 1993 Preakness Stakes. His progeny have won from four furlongs to 2 ¼ miles, posting a 6.8 furlong average winning distance.
Cherokee Run’s top offspring won at route distances during their careers, including War Pass and Chilukki, both of whom were awarded Eclipse Awards for their two-year-old campaigns.
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