Ben A. Jones
, who trained a record six Kentucky Derby winners, died. ~1861
became the first foreign bred horse to win the Belmont Stakes. ~1874
Angel Cordero Jr.
won his first race in two tries as a trainer, with Puchinito, in the fourth race at Belmont Park. ~1992
, who had won back-to-back Belmonts in 1872-3 as a jockey, set the record for most number of Belmont Stakes wins by a trainer, eight, when he sent Prince Eugene to victory. ~1913
, winner of the 1997 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes and the 1998 Dubai World Cup, retired after finishing fourth in the Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs. Silver Charm retired with earnings of $6,944,369 (third-highest of all time) and won 12 of 24 starts. ~1999