Troy Taylor


Head Trainer

Troy TaylorTroy Taylor has been the leading trainer the last three years at Hastings Racecourse, an addition to his many achievements over the last 5 decades. Troy has trained horses at nearly every race track on the West Coast, including Longacres, Tanforan, Bay Meadows, Golden Gate, Santa Anita, Delmar, Hollywood Park, Playfair, Yakima Meadows, Portland Meadows and many others. He has been the head trainer for North American Thoroughbred Horse Company (Glen Todd & Patrick Kinsella) since its inception.

Glen Todd and Troy Taylor have been friends and racing partners for over 45 years and have shared hundreds of wins, including numerous stakes races. Some of these stakes wins include the Premier's Championship, The Ascot Graduation, The CTHS Sales Stakes, The Vancouver Sun, The Province Jim Coleman, The Delta Colleen, The Miz Stakes, The Inaugural Handicap, The Ballerina, The New Westminster, The Edmonton Distaff, The Boeing Stake, The John Patrick, The Oregon Derby, The Oregon Oaks and The Richmond Derby Trial.

Troy hails from Payette, Idaho where he was raised with his 4 brothers and 2 sisters. His parents and siblings have also been horse people their entire lives. He is well known and one of the most liked trainers on the whole West Coast. You can't visit a track without him being recognized or old friends rushing to talk to him.

He leads our group with over 60 years of hands-on experience and is one of the nicest, down-to-earth people you could ever meet.

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