March 29, 2013
According to statistics provided by Equibase Company, trainer Steve Asmussen moved ahead of Hall of Fame trainer Jack Van Berg in to second place on the all-time North American (US and Canada) Thoroughbred trainer by wins list. Asmussen won two races yesterday to end the day at 6,418 wins, one win ahead of Van Berg at 6,417 wins..Asmussen’s 6,418th win came when favored Jake Jourdan won the fourth race at Fair Grounds. The late Dale Baird remains the all-time leading trainer with 9,445 victories.
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