Kiaran McLaughlin
Born:
1960-11-15
Lexington
Kentucky USA

Currently Residing:
Garden City
New York USA

His family consists of wife, Letty; son, Ryan; daughter, Erin and brother Neal McLaughlin.

Notes:
Kiaran McLaughlin got interest in horseracin g from his friend Greg, who was son of the famous Thoroughbr ed farm operator Greg Burchell. Before beginning his tour with Lukas in 1985, McLaughlin spent two years for Burchell followed by eight months and a year with Hennig, Casse, Kassen and Muckler. He assisted trainers James Burchell, John Hennig, Mark Casse, Dave Kassen and Tim Muckler before joining the D. Wayne Lukas stable in January 1985. To become the agent for jockey Chris Antley, Lukas left the job Thoroughbr ed farming in February 1992. In 1993 he became the trainer for Sheikh Mohammed al Maktoum in Dubai to clinch three training titles at Nad Al Sheba Race Course in Dubai--199 4-95, 1995-96 and 2002-03. His Dumaani brought him titles from Keio Hai Spring Cup, Keeneland Breeders\' Cup in 1995 and 1996. Returning to the United States, McLaughlin opened a public stable in New York with 18 horses. Some of his major clients include Sheikh Hamdan\'s Shadwell Farm, Sheikh Mohammedâ s Darley Stud, West Point Thoroughbr eds and Sheila and Fred Mead.

Statistics
Year Races Run Wins Place Show Earnings
2015 139 39 17 22 $2,755,704
2014 340 70 57 42 $5,317,350
2013 420 102 57 61 $7,010,287
2012 397 82 59 48 $7,022,564
2011 365 96 52 44 $5,281,686
2010 439 104 75 53 $5,863,788
2009 555 113 88 83 $6,983,433
2008 551 131 76 70 $8,152,865
2007 524 117 86 68 $9,277,203
2006 406 80 74 44 $8,499,166
2005 424 60 72 53 $3,896,602
2004 462 84 81 56 $5,525,744
2003 186 46 26 20 $3,157,180
2002 98 26 19 13 $1,435,872
2001 68 11 13 8 $427,403
2000 109 19 19 18 $1,599,726
1999 93 19 14 15 $1,137,419
1998 146 20 30 12 $1,247,012
1997 122 21 19 15 $1,058,628
1996 69 14 11 6 $1,039,845
1995 63 8 9 10 $491,264

Facts
Kiaran McLaughlin registered his first win in the US grade 1 stakes in 2003 with experienced Lunar Sovereign riding the Man o' War at Belmont Park.
His Closing Argument finished second in 2005 Holy Bull Stakes in the Kentucky Derby.
Some of his graded stakes winners include Intidab, Trademark, Volga, Randaroo, Seattle Fitz, Bending Strings, Eye of the Tiger, Mustanfar, Millennium Dragon, Binya, Roar Emotion, Thunder Touch and Dynamite Lass.
Mclaughlin was named Trainer of 2006 Horse of the Year and Champion Invasor.
Kiaran Mclaughlin was the leading trainer at Nad Al Sheba thrice. He became the leading trainer in 1994-95, 1995-96 and 2002-2003.