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Patrick Berry

Full name: Patrick D. Berry
Born: 02/04/1976
Birthplace: Harvard, IL
Residence: Jamesburg, NJ
Height: 5-foot-8
Colors: Royal Blue-Orange
Career & Personal Highlights Multimedia
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Berry in the News
Pat Berry returning to Chicago
Hayes Memorial for 2-year-old pacing colts goes to Fifty Fifty
Berry's first visit to Plainridge is a winning one


Career

Berry’s grandfather, Clarence Jacobs, trains in the Chicago area and his uncle, Randy Jacobs, has won more than 2,700 races as a driver…His father, Dan, runs a construction company and has raced horses as a hobby…Berry headed to the racetrack as soon as he graduated from high school…He started driving in 1994 and got his first win a year later…In 2003, Berry left Illinois for the first time and headed to The Meadows, where he hooked up with trainer Norm Parker and the pacing filly Artbitration…He started gaining attention with Artbitration, particularly after the duo nearly upset Kikikatie in the She’s A Great Lady…In 2004, Berry and Artbitration won the James Lynch Memorial…After an abbreviated stay at the Meadowlands, Berry returned to race more frequently in the Midwest, and he won a 2006 American-National at Balmoral Park with the freshman trotting colt Prayer I Am…In 2007 Berry came east again, and became a regular at both Freehold and Yonkers…He set career highs that year in both wins (508) and earnings ($4,704,133) and picked up his biggest victory with Vulcanize in the $300,330 Hudson Filly Trot…In 2009 he won the Hudson Filly Trot once again, piloting Windsong Soprano to a 1:56.3 triumph in the $327,985 final at Yonkers…Berry once again ranked among the leading drivers at Freehold in 2010…Scored with Southwind Samurai in the $234,900 Empire Breeders Classic final for 3-year-old filly trotters at Vernon Downs for his richest payday of the season.
Personal

Father to two daughters…favorite food is pizza…worked as a stock boy at the supermarket when he was 15…favorite TV show is “Two and a Half Men.”
 
Career Driving Statistics & Major Wins
Year Starts 1sts Rank 2nds 3rds UDR Money Won Rank
2019 1470 130 145 170 .182 1,689,909
2018 1873 197 189 238 .204 2,199,989
2017 1903 154 219 248 .188 2,413,625
2016 1883 220 219 219 .220 2,323,423
2015 1254 132 145 146 .208 1,270,250
2014 906 91 91 92 .190 876,394
2013 1091 77 110 111 .161 844,893
2012 889 89 79 86 .182 833,252
2011 1711 148 163 176 .174 2,093,831
2010 1778 185 196 215 .206 1,900,834
2009 2211 249 315 263 .231 2,827,196
2008 2988 378 350 442 .241 3,468,010
2007 3775 508 (9) 464 484 .246 4,704,133 (23)
2006 2407 303 288 280 .231 2,194,599
2005 3300 325 408 390 .207 3,170,502
2004 2866 339 350 331 .225 2,653,297
2003 1989 236 262 246 .233 1,678,860
2002 758 66 87 99 .194 499,575
2001 319 22 27 37 .155 157,024
2000 312 25 30 27 .162 240,540
1999 189 21 15 17 .185 111,381
1998 126 6 19 14 .168 67,296
1997 131 6 9 12 .115 20,443
1996 291 18 22 29 .137 64,575
1995 108 11 13 11 .203 30,240
1994 17 0 0 3 .059 2,121
36545 3936 4215 4386 .000 38,336,192
 

AMERICAN-NATIONAL
(06) Prayer I Am

JAMES LYNCH MEMORIAL
(04) Artbitration