Trainer Karl Broberg Reaches 4,000-Win Milestone - Horse Racing News


Karl Broberg turned the 13th coach in North American history to attain 4,000 wins on Friday night when the Louisiana-bred gelding Baudette Blizzard edged Boo Be Right in a $5,000 declaring race at Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa. It was the fourth of five winners on the night time for Broberg, who had 11 horses entered Friday at a few tracks: Prairie Meadows, Lone Star Park in Texas and Evangeline Downs in Louisiana.

Baudette Blizzard is owned by Broberg’s End Zone Athletics, which claimed the gelding in June 2020 for $20,000. He was ridden to victory by Elvin Gonzalez.

Broberg, an advertising and marketing company executive, took out his trainer’s license late in 2009 and recognized a number of stables, mainly in the Midwest and South. He gained his 1,000th race in May possibly 2014 at Evangeline Downs, strike 2,000 wins in November 2016 at Delta Downs and attained 3,000 February 2019 at Sam Houston Race Park.

Broberg’s six-calendar year streak of becoming North America’s leading trainer by wins ended in 2020, when Steve Asmussen recorded 420 wins to Broberg’s 329. Broberg registered his very best yr ever in 2019, when he was credited with 548 victories.

Asmussen has 9,371 job wins and is on tempo to go the all-time chief, the late Dale Baird, within just a handful of months. Baird won 9,445 races.

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