You know him as the guy behind 2014 steeplechase champion Demonstrative and some other stars to come off Whitewood Farm in Virginia. He grew up in a family with little or no horse background, but dove in and now operates one of the country’s most successful stables. We caught up to him by telephone last week to talk about how he became a trainer and more.
Joe Clancy writes about horses for thisishorseracing.com, The Saratoga Special and Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred magazine (mainly). He and his brother Sean started all this in 1994.