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David Magee

Full name: David R. Magee
Born: 12/04/1953
Birthplace: Green Bay, WI
Residence: Big Rock, IL
Height: 5-foot-5
Colors: Red-White-Black
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Magee in the News
Peter Wrenn posts 10,000th career win
Busy Thursday at Hawthorne


Career

Magee got started training horses for his grandfather and driving on the Wisconsin fair circuit...He then went to Quad City Downs, where he soon became the leading driver...A broken collarbone from a Quad City spill sent him to Chicago to recuperate, and Magee decided to try the Windy City circuit when he was healed…He captured numerous driving titles at Balmoral Park, Maywood Park, Hawthorne, and Sportsman’s Park over the years…The 1994 season was the best of his career as his total of 630 victories ranked him first among all drivers in North America and earned him the Driver of the Year award from Harness Tracks of America…During the fall of 1995 Magee was chosen to represent the United States in the biennial World Driving Championship, and won that prestigious event…In 1997 Magee again competed in the World Driving Championship, finishing sixth…In 2001 he was inducted into the Living Hall of Fame in Goshen, N.Y…The 2010 season saw Magee win a trio of American-National finals at Balmoral with Wishing Stone (3CT), Springtime Volo (3FT) and Pardon (2FP).
Personal

First job was cleaning stalls for his grandfather…first car was a yellow Ford Pinto…favorite food is blackened mahi mahi…enjoys going to his children’s sporting events…has a Sheltie named Missy…favorite TV show is “24”…greatest moments in life were being elected to the Living Hall of Fame and becoming a father.
 
Career Driving Statistics & Major Wins
Year Starts 1sts Rank 2nds 3rds UDR Money Won Rank
2015 45 4 6 9 .230 33,510
2014 973 135 147 108 .260 1,458,347
2013 1017 156 138 125 .270 1,529,994
2012 813 118 82 89 .238 1,617,110
2011 1372 140 118 120 .179 2,129,900
2010 1061 185 144 148 .296 2,492,442
2009 1162 138 128 149 .223 1,686,428
2008 1429 148 166 191 .213 1,979,886
2007 2050 301 292 235 .264 3,032,630
2006 2395 362 318 308 .268 3,395,578
2005 2041 335 247 240 .271 2,728,943
2004 2522 373 (23) 337 326 .265 3,729,314 (25)
2003 1852 246 251 223 .248 2,948,839
2002 2073 288 254 240 .246 3,713,392 (21)
2001 1910 323 253 243 .285 3,911,065 (21)
2000 1873 254 251 252 .255 3,675,835 (21)
1999 1766 261 256 237 .273 3,278,263 (18)
1998 1763 270 279 214 .282 2,910,645 (21)
1997 2175 433 (9) 338 295 .331 3,420,808 (16)
1996 1760 347 (18) 258 234 .323 2,641,571 (22)
1995 2661 533 (4) 420 375 .335 3,872,158 (12)
1994 2742 630 (1) 399 322 .350 4,358,819 (7)
1993 2809 553 (3) 419 370 .324 4,020,700 (6)
1992 2749 544 (5) 433 367 .330 4,081,149 (7)
1991 2354 452 (7) 344 291 .314 3,567,019 (9)
1990 2522 396 (10) 380 319 .283 3,455,951 (9)
1989 2379 442 (5) 337 320 .309 3,548,179 (11)
1988 2164 398 (8) 271 278 .296 3,344,052 (9)
1987 2020 345 (9) 309 267 .300 2,672,847 (11)
1986 1856 317 (10) 246 255 .290 2,225,895 (16)
1985 1422 223 210 186 .282 1,444,540
1984 1855 270 (14) 230 271 .263 1,946,517 (19)
1983 1607 284 (16) 213 228 .298 2,054,917 (14)
1982 1928 370 (3) 285 247 .317 2,382,740 (10)
1981 1538 280 (11) 210 173 .295 1,632,765 (16)
1980 1538 229 (22) 219 196 .270 1,725,002 (16)
1979 1331 217 (23) 174 163 .276 1,205,358 (22)
1978 1254 205 162 157 .277 918,127
1977 788 136 120 112 .305 221,709
1976 492 97 (9) 77 67 .329 103,605 (11)
1975 657 90 (9) 98 86 .263 67,939 (11)
1974 180 37 (8) 16 24 .299 17,691 (14)
1973 21 2 1 4 .185 704
70919 11869 (6) 9836 9064 .000 101,184,248 (24)
 

BEACON COURSE
(00) Dreamaster

BREEDERS CROWN (Mp)
(88) Anniecrombie

GLEN GARNSEY MEMORIAL
(99) Mercy Mercy Mercy

U.S. PACING CHAMPIONSHIP
(89) Keystone Raider
(91) Odds Against
(92) Odds Against
(93) Staying Together

WINDY CITY PACE
(06) Jereme’s Jet