Ernie T. Poulos
Chicago United States

Currently Residing:
Chicago USA


Ernie T. Poulos is a famous thoroughbr ed racehorse trainer. He was born in Chicago. Since his childhood days, he had keen interest in racing and used to spend many hours in watching horse races. He took admission in a nearby training institute and learnt the art of horseracin g in due course of years. He started conditioni ng horses at a local track for many years but earned national attention as soon as he took over the training of Black Tie Affair in 1989. He trained the three-year -old colt and registered wins in the Breedersâ Cup Classic and United States Horse of the Year honors. He died in 1997 and the funeral ceremony took place at the Arlington Park racetrack. In 2000, he was posthumous ly honored by giving the Governorâ s Award.

Major Racing Wins: Lincoln Heritage Handicap (1977), Equipoise Mile Handicap (1990), Commonwealth Stakes (1990, 1991), Hanshin Cup Handicap (1990), Hawthorne Gold Cup Handicap (1990), Cornhusker Breeders' Cup Handicap (1991), Michigan Mile And One-Eighth Handicap (1991), Stephen Foster Handicap (1991), Philip H. Iselin Handicap (1991) and Washington Park Handicap (1991). Breeders' Cup wins: Breeders' Cup Classic (1991). Racing Awards: RICF Governor's Award (2000). Significant Horses: Black Tie Affair.