|Occupation||Harness racing horse trainer and driver|
|Born||May 9, 1923|
|Died||February 22, 2004|
Solana Beach, California
|Major racing wins|
American Trotting Classic
|Harness Racing Hall of Fame (2002)|
Dennis was born in Rexburg, Idaho. His father and five Uncles drove Standardbreds. Dennis drove his first winning horse at age 13. Prior to his serving in the United States Air Force, Dennis considered a rodeo career.
Dennis also drove Adios Vic. Adios Vic defeated Hall of Fame horse Bret Hanover four times. Dennis was a leading driver at Roosevelt and Yonkers Raceway plus Hollywood Park but also campaigned out of Chicago, Illinois from 1963 to 1971. By the time Dennis finished his harness racing career in 1991, he had won 2,677 races and the horses he had driven had earned 12.9 million dollars.