Jerry Hollendorfer

An Ohio native, Hollendorfer has made a name for himself mostly in California, where he has earned most of his 7,000-plus wins, which ranks third all time and second among active trainers. A 2011 inductee into the Racing Hall of Fame, Hollendorfer won the Kentucky Oaks with Lite Light and Blind Luck, and he has the favorite for this year’s race in undefeated champion Songbird. Other top horses under his care include champion Shared Belief, Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile winner Dakota Phone, and top distaffers Hystericalady and Halo Baby.

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