Trainer Profile

Jack C. Van Berg

Best Racing Class Achieved

Multiple Graded Stakes Winning Trainer

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Career Statistics
Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
41,164 6,523 5,556 4,962 $85,925,482

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Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings Earnings Per Start Win % ITM % All Starts
Career 41,164 6,523 5,556 4,962 $85,925,482 N/A $2,087 16% 41% N/A
2017 269 42 40 25 $1,223,503 $4,548 16% 40% View
2016 233 25 30 26 $751,153 $3,224 11% 35% View
2015 227 28 24 34 $509,723 $2,245 12% 38% View
2014 119 11 10 13 $175,820 $1,477 9% 29% View
2013 121 1 9 11 $140,690 $1,163 1% 17% View
2012 177 6 11 16 $272,204 $1,538 3% 19% View
2011 183 5 10 19 $241,686 $1,321 3% 19% View
2010 290 11 10 26 $321,114 $1,107 4% 16% View
2009 145 4 10 19 $154,555 $1,066 3% 23% View
2008 230 11 14 28 $254,460 $1,106 5% 23% View
2007 209 8 20 23 $495,693 $2,372 4% 24% View
2006 255 16 22 26 $586,869 $2,301 6% 25% View
2005 206 13 20 16 $445,813 $2,164 6% 24% View
2004 125 4 8 8 $166,608 $1,333 3% 16% View
2003 144 7 12 13 $196,483 $1,364 5% 22% View
2002 153 14 16 13 $568,930 $3,718 9% 28% View
2001 226 22 26 21 $583,933 $2,584 10% 31% View
2000 424 25 40 34 $1,009,856 $2,382 6% 23% View
1999 452 35 48 46 $1,199,553 $2,654 8% 29% View
1998 387 41 43 50 $1,202,354 $3,107 11% 35% View
1997 433 41 55 45 $1,261,027 $2,912 9% 33% View
1996 483 63 52 58 $1,456,054 $3,015 13% 36% View
1995 789 101 105 86 $2,814,246 $3,567 13% 37% View
1994 1,069 135 146 104 $3,578,841 $3,348 13% 36% View
1993 840 115 121 107 $3,143,878 $3,743 14% 41% View
1992 812 119 110 95 $2,440,459 $3,005 15% 40% View
1991 778 103 96 96 $3,423,227 $4,400 13% 38% View
1990 966 126 129 133 $2,933,251 $3,036 13% 40% View
1989 950 127 116 101 $2,235,399 $2,353 13% 36% View
1988 1,243 150 143 143 $6,820,396 $5,487 12% 35% View
1987 1,581 215 193 150 $6,009,882 $3,801 14% 35% View
1986 1,841 266 241 239 $5,536,478 $3,007 14% 41% View
1985 1,663 235 223 202 $4,626,821 $2,782 14% 40% View
1984 1,636 250 209 193 $4,163,243 $2,545 15% 40% View
1983 1,739 258 222 197 $3,214,141 $1,848 15% 39% View
1982 1,367 231 145 151 $2,524,563 $1,847 17% 39% View
1981 590 93 66 54 $1,180,667 $2,001 16% 36% View
1980 429 48 50 48 $790,447 $1,843 11% 34% View
1979 589 67 60 60 $1,136,402 $1,929 11% 32% View
1978 554 78 56 70 $1,168,133 $2,109 14% 37% View
1977 636 110 100 98 $904,936 $1,423 17% 48% View
1976 2,362 495 375 293 $2,974,531 $1,259 21% 49% View
1975 982 206 149 122 $991,690 $1,010 21% 49% N/A
1974 1,712 329 256 227 $1,567,418 $916 19% 47% N/A
1973 1,749 281 227 225 $1,401,492 $801 16% 42% N/A
1972 1,342 287 201 149 $1,381,067 $1,029 21% 47% N/A
1971 1,051 190 179 148 $838,793 $798 18% 49% N/A
1970 1,312 282 238 192 $974,818 $743 21% 54% N/A
1969 1,092 239 193 146 $952,207 $872 22% 53% N/A
1968 1,152 256 186 173 $776,330 $674 22% 53% N/A
1967 880 187 152 121 $619,039 $703 21% 52% N/A
1966 550 116 93 75 $343,163 $624 21% 52% N/A
1965 670 146 106 85 $394,410 $589 22% 50% N/A
1964 613 124 110 96 $335,623 $548 20% 54% N/A
1963 134 21 30 13 $105,414 $787 16% 48% N/A
1962 N/A 19 N/A N/A $78,122 N/A N/A N/A N/A
1961 N/A 16 N/A N/A $74,733 N/A N/A N/A N/A
1960 N/A 27 N/A N/A $95,150 N/A N/A N/A N/A
1959 N/A 16 N/A N/A $66,655 N/A N/A N/A N/A
1958 N/A 16 N/A N/A $62,641 N/A N/A N/A N/A
1957 N/A 10 N/A N/A $28,695 N/A N/A N/A N/A

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

Career Honors

Hall of Fame - 1985

Eclipse Award Outstanding Trainer - 1984

Triple Crown Highlights

1st Preakness S. - 1987 - Alysheba

1st Kentucky Derby - 1987 - Alysheba

1st Preakness S. - 1984 - Gate Dancer

2nd Preakness S. - 1981 - Bold Ego

3rd Kentucky Derby - 1994 - Blumin Affair

Breeders' Cup Highlights

1st Breeders' Cup Classic - 1988 - Alysheba

2nd Breeders' Cup Juvenile - 1993 - Blumin Affair

2nd Breeders' Cup Classic - 1987 - Alysheba

2nd Breeders' Cup Classic - 1985 - Gate Dancer

3rd Breeders' Cup Sprint - 1987 - Exclusive Enough

3rd Breeders' Cup Juvenile S. - 1986 - Alysheba

3rd Breeders' Cup Classic - 1984 - Gate Dancer

Top 20 Horses

Horse Sex Earnings Best Win (Race Class) Best Win (Race Name)
Alysheba Horse $6,679,242 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Classic
Gate Dancer Horse $2,501,705 Grade 1 Winner Super Derby
Blumin Affair Horse $852,025 Grade 3 Winner San Diego H.
Herat Horse $591,800 Grade 2 Winner New Orleans H.
Charging Falls Horse $574,118 Grade 3 Winner Phoenix Gold Cup
Vilzak Horse $557,602 Grade 1 Winner Hollywood Turf Cup Invitational H.
Fit to Scout Mare $494,700 Grade 1 Winner John A. Morris H.
French Seventyfive Horse $401,977 Grade 2 Winner Bay Meadows H.
Mamselle Bebette Mare $396,807 Grade 3 Winner La Brea S.
Seti I. Gelding $382,322 N/A N/A
Wheatly Special Mare $379,354 N/A N/A
Dave's Friend Horse $373,725 N/A N/A
Bold Style Horse $370,336 Grade 2 Winner Oaklawn H.
Gemini Dreamer Horse $365,179 N/A N/A
Oriental Mare $362,923 Grade 3 Winner Queen's H.
Alysbelle Mare $355,875 Grade 2 Winner La Canada S.
Ta Ta Be True Mare $349,389 N/A N/A
Forkintheroad Horse $347,113 N/A N/A
Beyond Perfection Mare $345,614 Grade 2 Winner Del Mar Debutante S.
Big Sky Jim Gelding $341,945 N/A N/A



As of 05.20.18