ecognized as one of the leading trainers in North America, British-born, Roger Attfield continues to be at the top of his career as a winning thoroughbred trainer. He was inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 1999, the first year of his eligibility, and the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame in 2012. Attfield was ranked 16th among North American trainers, with 1,700 career races and $88 million in earnings at the time of his Hall of Fame induction in 2012. For details, please go to: https://www.racingmuseum.org/exhibits/hall-fame
Based at Toronto’s Woodbine Racetrack, he has won an unprecedented eight Sovereign Awards as Canada’s leading trainer; Canada’s Triple Crown three times and trained six winners of the Canadian Horse of the Year. He’s won Canada’s most prestigious race, the Queen’s Plate, eight times, and most recently, the 2016 Canadian Champion Older Male Horse. For more details, please visit: http://horseracinghalloffame.com/1999/01/02/roger-attfield/
In the United States, Attfield won his first Grade I race in the 1985 Hialeah Turf Cup Handicap, his first Breeders’ Cup race in 2011 and with over 100 Graded Stakes wins, continues to win major races. For details, please go to: http://www.equibase.com/profiles/Results.cfm?type=StakesListing&searchType=T&eID=19992&rbt=TB
From Woodbine Racetrack, Attfield’s circuit includes Payson Park Thoroughbred Training Center in Indiantown, FL during the winter, and Keeneland, KY in the spring. He currently has 45 to 50 horses in training.