Born: Oct. 22, 1945
Years as trainer: 1972-present
Notable horses: Conduit, Shergar, Dank
Bottom line: One of Europe’s most prominent horsemen, Sir Michael Stoute has been named Champion Trainer ten times and has conditioned legendary horses such as Shergar, Singspiel, and Fantastic Light.
His success has stretched all over the world, including America, where his charges have won eight Breeders’ Cup races.
Most notably, Conduit won back-to-back renewals of the Breeders’ Cup Turf in 2008 and 2009, and Expert Eye rallied to take the 2018 Breeders’ Cup Mile.