Trainer Profile

As of 09.26.17

John A. Shirreffs

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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: 52
Starters: 17
Starts Per Starter: 3.06
Firsts: 6
Seconds: 11
Thirds: 7
Earnings: $1,292,460
Avg. Earnings Per Start: $24,855
Avg. Earnings Per Starter: $76,027
*Includes North American and Dubai World Cup Day statistics (must have at least one start in North America)
Career Statistics:
Starts: 2,619
Firsts: 468
Seconds: 351
Thirds: 383
Earnings: $45,251,192
Avg. Earnings Per Start: $17,278
Earnings/Wins Rankings


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Ranked #107 of 5,155 Trainers with $1.29 Million in Earnings in 2017

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Statistics By Year
Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings All Starts
2017 52 6 11 7 $1,292,460 View
2016 93 9 11 21 $927,483 View
2015 79 13 13 6 $927,764 View
2014 126 13 19 19 $1,485,527 View
2013 140 23 20 13 $1,734,523 View
2012 139 20 23 25 $1,618,296 View
2011 144 25 19 22 $2,000,149 View
2010 84 14 9 14 $3,099,339 View
2009 99 21 7 22 $5,706,892 View
2008 105 18 16 14 $3,970,093 View
2007 115 27 12 15 $3,007,147 View
2006 140 26 19 22 $2,562,058 View
2005 163 34 17 25 $3,649,864 View
2004 182 23 18 25 $1,453,958 View
2003 163 33 18 26 $2,240,772 View
2002 147 25 19 26 $1,834,772 View
2001 154 20 14 21 $976,776 View
2000 119 27 25 16 $1,931,038 View
1999 75 30 10 8 $2,076,363 View
1998 66 18 15 8 $809,229 View
1997 59 10 8 8 $641,187 View
1996 61 16 10 5 $545,488 View
1995 48 7 8 6 $309,500 View
1994 66 10 10 9 $450,514 View

Top 20 Horses

Horse Sex Earnings Best Win (Race Class) Best Win (Race Name)
Zenyatta Mare $7,304,580 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Classic
Giacomo Horse $2,537,316 Grade 1 Winner Kentucky Derby
Tiago Horse $2,358,270 Grade 1 Winner Santa Anita Derby
Life Is Sweet Mare $1,670,000 Grade 1 Winner Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic
Manistique Mare $1,311,800 Grade 1 Winner Vanity H.
Hollywood Story Mare $1,171,105 Grade 1 Winner Hollywood Starlet S.
Gormley Colt $1,026,000 Grade 1 Winner Santa Anita Derby
Mr. Commons Horse $940,194 Grade 2 Winner Arcadia S.
After Market Horse $686,280 Grade 1 Winner Eddie Read H.
Cliquot Gelding $638,260 Grade 3 Winner El Camino Real Derby
Harmonious Mare $625,420 Grade 1 Winner Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup S.
Starrer Mare $610,000 Grade 1 Winner Santa Margarita Invitational H.
Proposed Mare $552,600 Grade 2 Winner Milady Breeders' Cup H.
Calkins Road Horse $520,735 N/A N/A
David Copperfield Horse $503,510 Grade 3 Winner Bay Meadows Breeders' Cup H.
Madeo Horse $481,715 Grade 2 Winner Del Mar Derby
Radu Cool Mare $481,618 Grade 2 Winner Chula Vista H.
Blingo Gelding $474,348 Grade 2 Winner San Antonio S.
Stanwyck Mare $474,250 Grade 3 Winner Turnback the Alarm H.
Neko Bay Horse $473,020 Grade 2 Winner San Pasqual H.



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