Trainer Profile

Robert B. Hess, Jr.

Best Racing Class Achieved

Multiple Graded Stakes Winning Trainer

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2018 Statistics*
Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
84 11 13 9 $437,331
Career Statistics
Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
8,036 1,195 1,137 1,076 $40,624,716

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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 8,036 1,195 1,137 1,076 $40,624,716 N/A $5,055 15% 42% N/A
2018 84 11 13 9 $437,331 $5,206 13% 39% View
2017 198 27 32 21 $2,156,690 $10,892 14% 40% View
2016 190 26 22 35 $946,959 $4,984 14% 44% View
2015 219 28 20 36 $1,192,618 $5,446 13% 38% View
2014 234 37 41 27 $1,355,065 $5,791 16% 45% View
2013 204 22 26 30 $1,043,230 $5,114 11% 38% View
2012 265 41 42 28 $1,506,848 $5,686 15% 42% View
2011 243 35 34 30 $1,072,624 $4,414 14% 41% View
2010 280 36 58 31 $1,019,543 $3,641 13% 45% View
2009 249 42 34 33 $1,041,685 $4,183 17% 44% View
2008 260 34 37 43 $1,163,071 $4,473 13% 44% View
2007 244 27 25 35 $981,531 $4,023 11% 36% View
2006 283 29 38 44 $1,272,350 $4,496 10% 39% View
2005 214 36 37 23 $1,339,241 $6,258 17% 45% View
2004 180 30 25 26 $870,044 $4,834 17% 45% View
2003 215 26 25 24 $1,091,267 $5,076 12% 35% View
2002 302 36 42 42 $2,110,123 $6,987 12% 40% View
2001 312 44 43 48 $2,148,146 $6,885 14% 43% View
2000 386 60 50 55 $1,879,678 $4,870 16% 43% View
1999 302 44 37 45 $1,326,711 $4,393 15% 42% View
1998 294 52 38 39 $1,488,489 $5,063 18% 44% View
1997 306 43 38 42 $1,501,626 $4,907 14% 40% View
1996 248 46 45 36 $1,560,145 $6,291 19% 51% View
1995 251 25 35 45 $1,103,558 $4,397 10% 42% View
1994 338 57 45 45 $1,624,542 $4,806 17% 43% View
1993 451 72 71 52 $2,193,425 $4,863 16% 43% View
1992 444 105 68 60 $2,641,176 $5,949 24% 52% View
1991 260 57 35 35 $1,040,275 $4,001 22% 49% View
1990 198 31 28 24 $657,092 $3,319 16% 42% View
1989 201 21 28 11 $483,300 $2,404 10% 30% View
1988 139 11 21 11 $306,348 $2,204 8% 31% View
1987 42 4 4 11 $69,985 $1,666 10% 45% View

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

Breeders' Cup Highlights

2nd Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint - 2012 - Merit Man

3rd Marathon S. - 2016 - Blue Tone

3rd Breeders' Cup Juvenile - 1992 - River Special

Top 100 Rankings (Since 2000)

Ranked 81st by Earnings - 2017

Ranked 68th by Earnings - 2002

Ranked 64th by Earnings - 2001

Ranked 72nd by Earnings - 2000

Current Entries

Santa Anita - 4/26/2018

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Jockey
6 Claiming TB Levitation Evin Roman

Santa Anita - 4/27/2018

Race Race PP ($.75) Race Type Breed Horse Jockey
1 Maiden Special Weight TB Wound Tight Kent Desormeaux
2 Maiden Claiming TB Majestic Journey Evin Roman
6 Claiming TB Gonna Fly Now Evin Roman

Current Results

Santa Anita - 4/22/2018

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
9 Maiden Claiming TB My Alchemist 8 Evin Roman

Turf Paradise - 4/21/2018

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
6 Gene Fleming Breeders' Derby TB Zippy Groom 2 Scott Stevens

Santa Anita - 4/20/2018

Race Race Type Breed Horse Finish Jockey Chart Video
4 Allowance Optional Claiming TB Marley's Freedom 1 Drayden Van Dyke

Top 20 Horses

Horse Sex Earnings Best Win (Race Class) Best Win (Race Name)
Imperative Gelding $970,425 Grade 2 Winner Charles Town Classic S.
River Special Horse $685,400 Grade 1 Winner Hollywood Futurity
Slerp Horse $588,842 Grade 3 Winner Bold Ruler S.
D'wildcat Horse $570,444 Grade 1 Winner Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash S.
Blue Tone Gelding $568,870 Grade 3 Winner San Gabriel S.
Chinese Dragon Horse $497,492 Grade 2 Winner San Francisco Mile S.
Spring Meadow Mare $496,123 Grade 3 Winner Las Flores H.
Merit Man Horse $462,030 N/A N/A
Perfectly Majestic Gelding $397,684 N/A N/A
Wekiva Springs Horse $389,135 Grade 2 Winner San Fernando S.
Blueprint (IRE) Horse $323,000 Grade 2 Winner San Luis Rey H.
Mischief Clem Gelding $313,477 N/A N/A
Penny Marie Mare $291,830 N/A N/A
Royal Hill (GB) Gelding $289,960 N/A N/A
Joy of Glory Horse $281,120 N/A N/A
Nikki'sgoldensteed Gelding $272,548 N/A N/A
Kazabaiyn Horse $268,521 Grade 3 Winner Explosive Bid H.
Dangerous Scenario Gelding $259,908 N/A N/A
American Pastime Colt $255,100 N/A N/A
River Keen (IRE) Horse $246,922 Grade 2 Winner Californian S.



As of 04.25.18