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1,000 Wins To US Trainer Specht
US trainer Steve Specht, 59, recorded his 1,000th winner when 2YO filly Veillit scored at Golden Gate Fields in California when his 2-year-old filly Veillit won the fifth race, reported bloodhorse.com. Specht’s father Robert trained horses in Illinois & he served as his father's assistant until his death in 1970. Specht initially trained at Chicago-area tracks for several years, before moving his stable to Northern California in 1986.