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Frank Antonacci

Full name: Frank M. Antonacci
Born: 09/28/1983
Birthplace: Hartford, CT
Residence: Enfield, CT
Height: 6-foot-3
Colors: Black-Blue
Career & Personal Highlights Multimedia
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Antonacci in the News
Mambo Lindy wins fifth straight at Plainridge Park
Iron has 'got a big runway ahead of him'
Frank Antonacci, Armbro Vanquish to be honored by USHWA
Antonacci featured in Boston College Alumni Magazine
Harness Racing Museum elects new trustee
Antonacci seeks to attract new owners for trotter Bourbon Slush
Antonacci back in Hambletonian with Airzoom Lindy
Crazed seeks another win in CTC Final


Career

Frank enjoyed the second million-dollar training season of his career in 2010 and won a career-best 55 races...The Lindy Reserve won the Peter Haughton Memorial to lead the way while Coco Lindy won a consolation division of the Colonial Trot and Brooklyn won a division of the Bluegrass Stakes...He also made news for marketing low-cost shares in 2-year-old trotter Bourbon Slush as a means of attracting new owners and was honored in March with a President’s Award from the USTA…The highlight of 2009 came when Highscore Kemp won the $130,000 Filly World Trotting Derby at Du Quoin and became history’s fastest 3-year-old filly on a mile oval with a time of 1:51.4…He enjoyed a career year in 2008, with his pupils banking $1,438,534, thanks in large part to the 3-year-old trotting colt Crazed…The colt won eight of 14 races and banked $1,057,793, with major wins in the $500,000 Colonial Trot and $259,275 Matron…Crazed also picked up second-place checks in the $1.5 million Hambletonian final and $273,600 second heat of the Kentucky Futurity…Trains his stable at the family farm outside Hartford, Conn.

Personal His favorite meal is Italian food…favorite activity away from racing is spending time with family and friends…one of the biggest moments in his life was recently getting married…loves the Godfather movies…has a dog named Bruiser… is motivated by being extremely competitive…wants to be best at everything and is focused on winning all the Classics…greatest experiences in racing include his first headlining campaign as a trainer for horse Crazed; looks up to grandfather
 
Career Training Statistics & Dan Patch Award Winners
Year Starts 1sts Rank 2nds 3rds UTR Money Won Rank
2017 273 84 40 32 .428 2,089,249 (21)
2016 309 76 58 39 .392 1,142,695
2015 231 52 31 27 .339 800,411
2014 145 37 12 16 .338 402,299
2013 223 61 32 29 .397 1,221,575
2012 285 57 48 39 .339 1,119,192
2011 315 42 46 40 .257 807,493
2010 307 55 37 52 .303 1,270,588
2009 201 34 28 20 .280 881,807
2008 160 34 23 23 .340 1,438,534
2007 53 8 6 5 .245 212,217
2006 127 16 14 12 .219 300,577
2005 5 1 1 1 .378 16,077
2004 1 0 0 1 .333 168
2635 557 376 336 .000 11,702,882