Trainer Profile

John A. Shirreffs

Best Racing Class Achieved

Multiple Graded Stakes Winning Trainer

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2018 Statistics*
Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
24 3 3 4 $170,295
Career Statistics
Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
2,661 471 358 389 $45,478,827

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*Includes North American and Dubai World Cup Day statistics (must have at least one start in North America)


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Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings Earnings Per Start Win % ITM % All Starts
Career 2,661 471 358 389 $45,478,827 N/A $17,091 18% 46% N/A
2018 24 3 3 4 $170,295 $7,096 13% 42% View
2017 70 6 15 9 $1,349,800 $19,283 9% 43% View
2016 93 9 11 21 $927,483 $9,973 10% 44% View
2015 79 13 13 6 $927,764 $11,744 16% 41% View
2014 126 13 19 19 $1,485,527 $11,790 10% 40% View
2013 140 23 20 13 $1,734,523 $12,389 16% 40% View
2012 139 20 23 25 $1,618,296 $11,642 14% 49% View
2011 144 25 19 22 $2,000,149 $13,890 17% 46% View
2010 84 14 9 14 $3,099,339 $36,897 17% 44% View
2009 99 21 7 22 $5,706,892 $57,645 21% 51% View
2008 105 18 16 14 $3,970,093 $37,810 17% 46% View
2007 115 27 12 15 $3,007,147 $26,149 23% 47% View
2006 140 26 19 22 $2,562,058 $18,300 19% 48% View
2005 163 34 17 25 $3,649,864 $22,392 21% 47% View
2004 182 23 18 25 $1,453,958 $7,989 13% 36% View
2003 163 33 18 26 $2,240,772 $13,747 20% 47% View
2002 147 25 19 26 $1,834,772 $12,481 17% 48% View
2001 154 20 14 21 $976,776 $6,343 13% 36% View
2000 119 27 25 16 $1,931,038 $16,227 23% 57% View
1999 75 30 10 8 $2,076,363 $27,685 40% 64% View
1998 66 18 15 8 $809,229 $12,261 27% 62% View
1997 59 10 8 8 $641,187 $10,868 17% 44% View
1996 61 16 10 5 $545,488 $8,942 26% 51% View
1995 48 7 8 6 $309,500 $6,448 15% 44% View
1994 66 10 10 9 $450,514 $6,826 15% 44% View

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

Triple Crown Highlights

1st Kentucky Derby - 2005 - Giacomo

3rd Belmont S. - 2007 - Tiago

3rd Preakness S. - 2005 - Giacomo

Breeders' Cup Highlights

1st Breeders' Cup Classic - 2009 - Zenyatta

1st Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic - 2009 - Life Is Sweet

1st Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic - 2008 - Zenyatta

2nd Breeders' Cup Classic - 2010 - Zenyatta

3rd Breeders' Cup Classic - 2008 - Tiago

Top 100 Rankings (Since 2000)

Ranked 80th by Earnings - 2011

Ranked 31st by Earnings - 2010

Ranked 11th by Earnings - 2009

Ranked 30th by Earnings - 2008

Ranked 41st by Earnings - 2007

Ranked 49th by Earnings - 2006

Ranked 24th by Earnings - 2005

Ranked 60th by Earnings - 2003

Ranked 89th by Earnings - 2002

Ranked 67th by Earnings - 2000

Current Results

Santa Anita - 4/20/2018

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
1 Starter Allowance TB Dark Energy 5 Joseph Talamo

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.



As of 04.25.18