Dale Romans
Born:
1966-08-14
Louisville
Kentucky USA

Currently Residing:
Kentucky
Louisville USA

Dale Romans married wife Tammy Fox. They have 2 children - Bailey and Jacob. His brother Bruce Marshall Romans co-produced and acted in a movie called \'Sweet William\', loosely based on his familyâs life at the track. His brother Jerry Jr. is one of Dale\'s owners.

Notes:
Dale Romans is a versatile and successful trainer. He obtained his trainer\'s license at 20. On February 15, 1987 he saddled his first winner at Turfway Park. His father, Jerry Romans was a leading trainer at Turfway. Dale Romans won training titles at Churchill Downs, Turfway Park and Keeneland. He won 3 stakes at Hoosier Park, 1 at Pimlico, 4 at Churchill Downs and 2 at Turfway. In 2008, he won the Keeneland fall meet title - 8 wins and $306,639. He maintains a barn at Turfway. He is the first Vice President of Horsemen\' s Benevolent and Protective Associatio n.

Statistics
Year Races Run Wins Place Show Earnings
2012 255 45 38 40 $2,499,613
2011 603 87 105 78 $7,686,493
2010 535 83 77 69 $5,377,229
2009 528 84 80 74 $5,194,218
2008 620 79 88 79 $4,081,323
2007 561 84 81 83 $4,498,453
2006 772 134 121 109 $5,282,788
2005 523 95 83 59 $4,421,833
2004 580 109 87 87 $7,081,653
2003 638 113 98 71 $3,987,852
2002 532 81 83 65 $2,874,012
2001 463 74 76 53 $2,927,293
2000 396 62 56 64 $2,378,466
1999 407 61 70 50 $2,245,256
1998 323 56 47 41 $2,020,840
1997 256 34 26 30 $896,337
1996 269 44 34 37 $1,289,820
1995 252 45 37 34 $938,270
1994 159 28 23 17 $547,990
1993 147 22 19 23 $363,066
1992 150 22 23 20 $389,280
1991 194 30 25 19 $438,828
1990 152 21 15 23 $188,016
1989 47 4 8 8 $42,719
1988 139 21 11 19 $145,010
1987 20 4 2 2 $13,943
1986 52 0 8 5 $15,499

Facts
Growing up on the Churchill Downs backstretch learning his trade from his father, Jerry Romans, Dale Romans has the distinction of finishing in a tie three consecutive times for a Churchill title.
Major Racing Wins:- Fayette Stakes (2003) Cornhusker Breeders' Cup Handicap (2004) Kentucky Cup Classic Handicap (2004) Secretariat Stakes (2004) Tropical Park Derby (2004) Virginia Derby (2004) Whitney Handicap (2004) Bertram F. Bongard Stakes (2005) Breeders' Futurity Stakes (2005) Firecracker Breeders' Cup Handicap (2005) Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Handicap (2005) Sleepy Hollow Stakes (2005) Dogwood Stakes (2006) Sunshine Millions Oaks (2006, 2008) Swale Stakes (2006) West Virginia Derby (2006) Sunshine Millions Distaff (2007) Shadwell Turf Mile Stakes (2008)
International race wins: - Dubai World Cup (2005)
Dale Romans trained - Swift Temper, Hull, Halton, Ziegfeld, Quasicobra, Charco