Simon Callaghan

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Simon Callaghan
OccupationHorse trainer
BornMarch 7, 1983
Cambridge, England
Career wins168+: 101+ North America[1] 67+ UK[2] (ongoing) as of November 29, 2015
Major racing wins
USA Graded Stakes Wins:

Sunland Derby (2015)
Santa Anita Oaks (2014)
Las Virgenes Stakes (2014, 2019)
Vanity Handicap (2013)
City of Hope Mile Stakes (2013)
San Marcos Stakes (2012, 2013)
Gamely Stakes (2011, 2012)
John Henry Turf Championship Stakes (2012)
Robert J. Frankel Stakes (2012)
Yellow Ribbon Stakes (2011)
San Clemente Handicap (2011)
Harold C. Ramser Sr. Handicap (2011)
Wilshire Handicap (2011)
Beverly Hills Handicap (2010)
Thunder Road Stakes (2019)

UK Group Stakes Wins:
Henry II Stakes (2008)
Significant horses
Firing Line, Dubawi Heights, Abel Tasman, Byrama, Belle Royale, Slim Shadey, Fashion Plate, Finalmente

Simon Anthony Callaghan (born March 7, 1983 in Cambridge, England) is a trainer of Thoroughbred racehorse who moved to the United States in 2009, where he established a racing stable at Santa Anita Park.[3] [4]

Callaghan's father Neville, was a racehorse trainer at Newmarket, where Callaghan got his start assisting his father in various aspects of training.[3] Neville Callaghan trained for thirty-seven years before retiring in 2007, with his best horse probably being Danehill Dancer.[5]


  1. ^ "Horse Racing - Horse Racing Entries - Horse Racing Results - Past Performances - Mobile - Statistics".
  2. ^ "Trainer Simon Callaghan | Record By Race Type | Racing Post". Racing Post. Retrieved 2015-05-17. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "Simon Callaghan - America's Best Racing. The Jockey Club". Retrieved 2015-05-16. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Breeders' Cup Turf Division" (PDF). Breeders' Cup Limited, page 81. 2011-11-05. Retrieved 2019-05-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Peter Thomas (20 November 2007). "The big interview Neville Callaghan". Racing Post.

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