Trainer Profile

As of 10.22.17

Steven M. Asmussen

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Racing achievements and Top 100 Rankings include North American (U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico) Thoroughbred races only.

Career Honors

Eclipse Award Outstanding Trainer - 2009

Eclipse Award Outstanding Trainer - 2008


2017 Statistics
Starts: 1,527
Starters: 428
Starts Per Starter: 3.57
Firsts: 311
Seconds: 263
Thirds: 215
Earnings: $16,071,720
Avg. Earnings Per Start: $10,525
Avg. Earnings Per Starter: $37,551
*Includes North American and Dubai World Cup Day statistics (must have at least one start in North America)
Career Statistics:
Starts: 37,558
Firsts: 7,806
Seconds: 6,285
Thirds: 5,331
Earnings: $264,016,583
Avg. Earnings Per Start: $7,030
Earnings/Wins Rankings


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Ranked #4 of 5,217 Trainers with $14.07 Million in Earnings in 2017

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Statistics By Year
Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings All Starts
2017 1,527 311 263 215 $16,071,720 View
2016 1,600 317 250 213 $14,834,305 View
2015 1,499 252 252 216 $10,764,373 View
2014 1,398 294 203 213 $12,537,551 View
2013 1,525 307 233 221 $11,925,991 View
2012 1,349 285 219 209 $13,229,908 View
2011 1,681 348 289 235 $16,288,735 View
2010 2,412 506 429 326 $16,308,920 View
2009 2,944 650 489 397 $21,884,695 View
2008 3,002 621 494 416 $24,223,187 View
2007 2,273 488 414 329 $23,899,544 View
2006 1,141 241 198 171 $7,715,373 View
2005 2,227 473 380 305 $13,293,265 View
2004 2,293 555 361 348 $14,003,203 View
2003 1,949 452 352 301 $11,725,782 View
2002 1,810 407 320 281 $10,248,260 View
2001 1,459 294 245 212 $8,068,409 View
2000 1,119 233 199 144 $5,864,231 View
1999 614 120 119 91 $4,181,586 View
1998 529 101 81 77 $2,496,959 View
1997 328 67 46 36 $1,786,611 View
1996 509 76 86 65 $1,331,340 View
1995 600 130 116 84 $1,019,210 View
1994 322 68 58 45 $631,484 View
1993 305 38 33 50 $480,214 View
1992 259 48 39 24 $424,025 View
1991 210 35 25 31 $222,110 View
1990 179 21 31 23 $198,230 View
1989 178 22 19 18 $153,491 View
1988 139 17 19 15 $144,183 View
1987 167 30 25 19 $154,964 View
1986 15 1 0 1 $2,324 View

Current Entries

Keeneland - 10/22/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Jockey
2 Claiming TB Clever Serve Ricardo Santana, Jr.
7 Maiden Special Weight TB Title Ready Ricardo Santana, Jr.

Belmont Park - 10/22/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Jockey
3 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Life in Shambles Irad Ortiz, Jr.

Keeneland - 10/25/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Jockey
1 Maiden Claiming TB Eternal Force Ricardo Santana, Jr.
2 Maiden Special Weight TB Queenardini Ricardo Santana, Jr.
6 Allowance TB Attribute Ricardo Santana, Jr.
7 Allowance TB Reride Ricardo Santana, Jr.

Remington Park - 10/25/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Jockey
1 Maiden Claiming TB Avalo Magnificent Donnie Meche
2 Claiming TB Hard to Impress Donnie Meche
5 Claiming TB Wild Man Iram Diego
5 Claiming TB Roman's Chance Donnie Meche
6 Maiden Special Weight TB Referee Floyd Wethey, Jr.
6 Maiden Special Weight TB Silver Ears Donnie Meche
7 Allowance TB Wicked Zar Donnie Meche
8 Allowance TB Paternal Pride Donnie Meche
9 Claiming TB Uncle Pup Donnie Meche

Belmont Park - 10/26/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Jockey
1 Claiming TB Mr. Euro Irad Ortiz, Jr.
8 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Sparty Boy Irad Ortiz, Jr.
9 Maiden Claiming TB The Cake Is a Lie Irad Ortiz, Jr.

Keeneland - 10/26/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Jockey
1 Claiming TB Pontastic Ricardo Santana, Jr.
6 Maiden Special Weight TB Twist Off Ricardo Santana, Jr.
8 Allowance TB Caroline Test Ricardo Santana, Jr.

Remington Park - 10/26/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Jockey
3 Maiden Special Weight TB First Babe Floyd Wethey, Jr.
4 Claiming TB Clearly Best Floyd Wethey, Jr.
5 Allowance TB K Kiddo David Cabrera
5 Allowance TB Like a Cowboy Donnie Meche
6 Claiming TB Kitchen Boss Donnie Meche
6 Claiming TB Fog Happens Floyd Wethey, Jr.
9 Claiming TB Dame Fortune Donnie Meche

Belmont Park - 10/27/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Jockey
3 Claiming TB Gotham News Irad Ortiz, Jr.

Current Results

Belmont Park - 10/22/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
3 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Life in Shambles 1 Irad Ortiz, Jr.  

Keeneland - 10/22/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
2 Claiming TB Clever Serve 2 Ricardo Santana, Jr.  
7 Maiden Special Weight TB Title Ready 1 Ricardo Santana, Jr.  

Belmont Park - 10/21/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
10 Empire Distaff Handicap TB No Hayne No Gayne 9 Jose Lezcano

Keeneland - 10/21/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
7 Maiden Special Weight TB Elusive Truth 1 Ricardo Santana, Jr.

Retama Park - 10/21/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
6 Texas Horse Racing Hall of Fame Stakes TB Magna Breeze 9 Rodolfo Guerra

Remington Park - 10/21/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
1 Claiming TB Glorious Unfolding 7 Erik McNeil
2 Allowance TB Firstrate Proposal 1 Donnie Meche
4 Maiden Special Weight TB Cherokee Wampum 2 Donnie Meche

Keeneland - 10/20/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
1 Allowance TB Harbor Lights 5 Ricardo Santana, Jr.
7 Allowance TB Chanteline 4 Ricardo Santana, Jr.
10 Maiden Special Weight TB Rigged 9 Ricardo Santana, Jr.

Remington Park - 10/20/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
4 Oklahoma Classics Lassie Stakes TB Bustin a Move 1 Ramon Vazquez
4 Oklahoma Classics Lassie Stakes TB Rest 8 Tyler Gaffalione
7 Oklahoma Classics Cup Stakes TB Curmit 10 Ramon Vazquez
8 Oklahoma Classics Filly And Mare Starter Allowance Stakes TB Cheyenne Blues 1 Ramon Vazquez
10 OKC Turf Classic Stakes TB Affirming 9 Donnie Meche

Keeneland - 10/19/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
3 Maiden Claiming TB Cause to Action 7 Ricardo Santana, Jr.

Remington Park - 10/19/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
1 Claiming TB All Behroozed Up 1 Ramon Vazquez
2 Claiming TB Cactus Son 3 Donnie Meche
2 Claiming TB Henderson Country 5 Ramon Vazquez
6 Maiden Claiming TB Whew 4 Donnie Meche
6 Maiden Claiming TB Fun Facts 11 Floyd Wethey, Jr.
7 Maiden Claiming TB Jill's Firebird 2 Ramon Vazquez

Keeneland - 10/18/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
6 Maiden Special Weight TB Zing Zang 5 Ricardo Santana, Jr.

Remington Park - 10/18/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
4 Claiming TB Hazey Cat 1 Donnie Meche
4 Claiming TB Top Tiara 3 Ramon Vazquez
5 Claiming TB Follow the Spiders 3 Ramon Vazquez
6 Maiden Special Weight TB Bodenus 5 Ramon Vazquez
6 Maiden Special Weight TB Revengeful 10 Donnie Meche
8 Starter Optional Claiming TB Town Extension 3 Ramon Vazquez
8 Starter Optional Claiming TB Caberneigh 5 Iram Diego

Top 20 Horses

Horse Sex Earnings Best Win (Race Class) Best Win (Race Name)
Curlin Horse $10,374,000 Grade 1 Winner Emirates Airline Dubai World Cup
Gun Runner Colt $5,688,500 Grade 1 Winner Whitney S.
Untapable Mare $3,926,625 Grade 1 Winner Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff
Rachel Alexandra Mare $2,548,376 Grade 1 Winner Haskell Invitational S.
My Miss Aurelia Mare $2,437,000 Grade 1 Winner Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies
Regally Ready Gelding $1,836,948 Grade 1 Winner Nearctic S.
Creator Colt $1,610,320 Grade 1 Winner Belmont S. presented by NYRA Bets
Tapiture Horse $1,536,820 Grade 2 Winner West Virginia Derby
Zanjero Horse $1,507,487 Grade 2 Winner Indiana Derby
Pyro Horse $1,469,883 Grade 2 Winner Louisiana Derby
Haynesfield Horse $1,319,481 Grade 1 Winner Jockey Club Gold Cup S.
Justin Phillip Horse $1,293,437 Grade 1 Winner Alfred G. Vanderbilt H.
Lady Tak Mare $1,160,782 Grade 1 Winner Ballerina H.
Lookin At Lee Colt $1,052,795 N/A N/A
Kodiak Kowboy Horse $1,019,224 Grade 1 Winner Vosburgh S.
Real Dandy Horse $1,004,869 Grade 3 Winner West Virginia Derby
Nehro Horse $978,381 N/A N/A
Tapizar Horse $972,632 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile
Daddy Nose Best Horse $956,745 Grade 3 Winner Sunland Derby
Sabercat Horse $898,662 Grade 3 Winner Delta Downs Jackpot S.



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