Thomas F. Proctor

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Thomas F. Proctor
Occupation Trainer
Born (1956-04-21) April 21, 1956 (age 66)
Gilmer, Texas
Career wins1,157+ (ongoing) [1]
Major racing wins
Palos Verdes Handicap (1981)
Phoenix Stakes (1988)
Sorority Stakes (1990)
Aqueduct Breeders' Cup Handicap (1993)
Louisville Breeders' Cup Handicap (1994)
Dominion Day Stakes (2002)
Arlington Classic (2005)
Commonwealth Turf Stakes (2005)
Regret Stakes (2005, 2009)
Locust Grove Handicap (2006, 2009)
Arlington Oaks (2006)
Sea o'Erin Stakes (2006)
Opening Verse Handicap (2007)
Shadwell Turf Mile Stakes (2007)
Pucker Up Stakes (2008)
Kent Stakes (2009)
Glens Falls Handicap (2010)
Hollywood Derby (2015)
Hollywood Turf Cup Stakes (2018)

Breeders' Cup wins:
Breeders' Cup Distaff (1994)

Significant horses
I'm Smokin, One Dreamer, Purim

Thomas F. Proctor (born April 21, 1956, in Gilmer, Texas) is an American trainer of Thoroughbred racehorses who won the 1994 edition of the Breeders' Cup Distaff with One Dreamer. [2] The son of trainer Willard Proctor, Thomas began his training career in 1978 at Hollywood Park Racetrack. [3]

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References

  1. Equibase.com. "Equibase - Profiles". www.equibase.com.
  2. "Thomas Proctor's biography at Breeders' Cup.com". www.breederscup.com. Archived from the original on 2011-08-07. Retrieved 2011-05-17.
  3. "Thomas Proctor's biography at Tampa Bay Downs". www.tampabaydowns.com. Archived from the original on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2011-05-17.