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Jeff found his love for racing at a young age when his father owned horses. Once a former champion hunter jumper rider, he found himself wanting to get more involved in the racing side. At age 24, Jeff traveled the world as an amateur jockey. Eventually, his time as an amateur jockey came to a close and soon worked as an assistant trainer to quality trainers such as Bruce Headley, Dan Hendricks and Bob Hess Jr. While juggling assistant trainer duties, he found time to get a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. Jeff later went out on his own and now has over 800 career wins and has trained multiple stakes winners. 

After 30 years in the business, Jeff really found his niche when he moved his stable to the Pacific Northwest to Emerald Downs, where he has won four training titles. In 2015, he equaled a season record of wins at Emerald Downs. He also trained Washington Champion - Horse of the Year, E Z Kitty. 

He currently has horses stabled at Santa Anita, Turf Paradise, and Emerald Downs. 

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