(Hallandale Beach, FL)
Louisville native, Dale Romans, whose horses won major races all across the country during 2012, garnered the Eclipse Award as the nation's outstanding trainer Saturday night in Hallandale Beach, Florida.
Romans beat out runnerup, Todd Pletcher in the Eclipse voting 119 votes to 87. Last year, Romans had four horses who won multiple Grade One races: Little Mike took three, Dullahan grab a pair, as did Shackleford and Tapitsfly.
In 2012, trainer chalked up 27 stakes victories at a dozen different tracks.