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1,000 Winners To US Trainer O'Neill
US trainer Doug O'Neill recorded his 1,000th winner when filly Meetmeinthewoods scored over 6 furlongs at Fairplex Park in Los Angeles, reported bloodhorse.com. O'Neill, 39, took out his training license in 1994 & has just cinched his 3rd training title at Del Mar; he has also been the leading trainer at both Hollywood Park & Santa Anita in recent years. He is best known for campaigning Lava Man & Champion 2YO Stevie Wonderboy (plus 2003 Gr1 Japan Cup Dirt winner Fleetstreet Dancer & 2007 Dubai Gr1 Godolphin Mile winner Spring At Last). This season O'Neill is running 3rd in the US by earnings with US$8,649,153 (& 115 winners from 784 starters).