Björn Goop

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Björn Goop
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Born
Björn Olov Goop

(1976-10-13) October 13, 1976 (age 42)
NationalitySwedish
OccupationTrainer, driver
Known forSwedish Champion (trotting) 2004–2015

Björn Olov Goop, born October 13, 1976 in Mölndal, is a Swedish trotting trainer and driver. Together with his father, Olle Goop, he runs one of Sweden's most successful training camps for trotting horses, Goop Stable, in their hometown, Kil, Värmland County.

Career[edit]

Björn Goop won his first race in 1994 at Axevallatravet with the horse Scotch Ville.[1]

Goop currently holds the Swedish record for most wins as a driver in one season (501 races, 2006). Goop has won the biggest Swedish race, Elitloppet, three times. In 2006, Goop won with the self-trained horse Conny Nobell, and in 2014 and 2017 with Timoko (trained by Richard Westerink). With Timoko, he also finished second in Prix d'Amérique in 2016.[2] He won Prix d'Amérique 2018 with Readly Express, trained by Timo Nurmos.[3]

Major wins as a driver[edit]

Major wins as a driver and trainer[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olle och Björn Goop snart vid 10 000 segrar". Archived July 1, 2016, at the Wayback Machine VF.se, 2008.
  2. ^ "Aftonbladet: Goop: 'Timoko är det bästa jag sett'".
  3. ^ Södermark, Erik (January 28, 2018). "Readly Express tog hem Prix d'Amérique". Expressen. January 31, 2018.

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