Trainer Profile

As of 07.24.17

Michael J. Maker

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

Best Racing Class Achieved

Multiple Graded Stakes Winning Trainer


2017 Statistics
Starts: 587
Firsts: 114
Seconds: 98
Thirds: 86
Earnings: $5,167,498
Avg. Earnings Per Start: $8,803
*Includes North American and Dubai World Cup Day statistics (must have at least one start in North America)
Career Statistics:
Starts: 8,860
Firsts: 1,922
Seconds: 1,425
Thirds: 1,104
Earnings: $72,643,553
Avg. Earnings Per Start: $8,199
Earnings/Wins Rankings


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Ranked #7 of 4,894 Trainers with $5.17 Million in Earnings in 2017

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Statistics By Year
Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings All Starts
2017 587 114 98 86 $5,167,498 View
2016 1,152 221 175 142 $11,562,479 View
2015 901 184 144 116 $7,611,262 View
2014 985 216 148 132 $9,554,222 View
2013 998 228 182 130 $8,357,325 View
2012 737 159 136 95 $6,864,949 View
2011 734 158 125 88 $6,721,836 View
2010 605 126 90 68 $3,947,853 View
2009 612 154 96 69 $4,407,579 View
2008 472 140 72 73 $3,230,528 View
2007 332 95 52 35 $2,032,712 View
2006 210 51 32 23 $1,244,337 View
2005 124 18 18 15 $355,956 View
2004 200 31 28 10 $1,236,295 View
2003 114 14 17 7 $288,921 View
1999 3 0 1 0 $4,040 View
1993 94 13 11 15 $55,761 View

Current Entries

Saratoga - 7/24/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Jockey
2 Claiming TB Purely Boy Jose Ortiz
9 Maiden Special Weight TB Badaboom Kendrick Carmouche
9 Maiden Special Weight TB Alien Invasion Tyler Gaffalione

Saratoga - 7/26/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Jockey
5 Claiming TB A Dixie Twister Jose Ortiz
7 Allowance TB Man of Wiregrass Kendrick Carmouche

Indiana Grand Race Course - 7/27/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Jockey
2 Maiden Special Weight TB Hot Colors Katie Clawson

Saratoga - 7/27/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Jockey
6 Claiming TB Taste for Talent Luis Saez
6 Claiming TB Swagger Jagger Kendrick Carmouche
10 Claiming TB Tiz a Kitten Jose Ortiz

Gulfstream Park - 7/27/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Jockey
8 Claiming TB Gold Lace Tyler Gaffalione

Belterra Park - 7/28/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Jockey
4 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Active Runner John McKee

Gulfstream Park - 7/28/2017

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Jockey
5 Claiming TB Kiss the Crown Tyler Gaffalione

Current Results

Saratoga - 7/23/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
1 Maiden Special Weight TB Our Girl Abby 6 Julien Leparoux
7 Claiming TB Makealittlelove 4 Jose Ortiz
11 Maiden Claiming TB Cookie Crisp 2 Kendrick Carmouche

Ellis Park - 7/22/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
9 Maiden Claiming TB Malibu West 1 Miguel Mena

Gulfstream Park - 7/22/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
10 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Hammers Terror 7 Tyler Gaffalione

Parx Racing - 7/22/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
6 Crowd Pleaser Stakes TB Fast and Accurate 3 Frankie Pennington

Saratoga - 7/22/2017

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
2 Claiming TB Tipsy Kitten 5 Julien Leparoux
2 Claiming TB Prize Fight 7 Jose Ortiz
7 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Partly Mocha 1 Jose Ortiz
11 Claiming TB High Noon Rider 4 Jose Ortiz

Top 20 Horses

Horse Sex Earnings Best Win (Race Class) Best Win (Race Name)
Hansen Horse $1,810,805 Grade 1 Winner Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile
Da Big Hoss Horse $1,445,220 Grade 2 Winner Dixiana Elkhorn S.
International Star Horse $1,257,001 Grade 2 Winner Louisiana Derby
Vicar's in Trouble Horse $1,228,292 Grade 2 Winner Louisiana Derby
Stately Victor Horse $953,332 Grade 1 Winner Toyota Blue Grass S.
Furthest Land Gelding $888,587 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile
Sir Dudley Digges Colt $868,616 N/A N/A
Dean's Kitten Horse $802,950 Grade 2 Winner Lane's End S.
Admiral Kitten Horse $792,394 Grade 1 Winner Secretariat S.
Kitten's Dumplings Mare $777,810 Grade 1 Winner Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup S.
Oscar Nominated Ridgling $773,095 Grade 3 Winner Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral S.
Headache Gelding $763,143 Grade 2 Winner Hawthorne Gold Cup H.
Al's Gal Mare $712,745 Grade 1 Winner E. P. Taylor S. Presented by HPIBet
Bigger Picture Gelding $694,350 Grade 1 Winner United Nations S.
Roman Approval Horse $561,885 N/A N/A
Freefourinternet Horse $556,333 Grade 2 Winner Hawthorne Gold Cup H.
Awesome Flower Mare $518,208 N/A N/A
Watchyourownbobber Horse $517,400 N/A N/A
S'maverlous Gelding $504,759 Grade 2 Winner New Orleans H.
Ghost Is Clear Gelding $491,277 N/A N/A



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