Richard E. Mandella
Born:
1950-11-05
Altadena
California USA

Currently Residing:
Pasadena
California USA

His wife is Randi and they have a son Gary, who worked as Chief Assistant to his father and a daughter Andrea.

Notes:
He is an American trainer for thoroughbr ed horse racing. Due to his performanc es he was inducted into the US Racing Hall of Fame. He started his career at an early age. Later on he became assistant to Lefty Nickerson and then took up the job for Texas horseman Roger Braugh in the year 1974. Just a couple of years later Mandella opened his own stable. In the years 1996-98 he had six straight wins in Southern California . He was inducted into racing Hall of Fame in the year 2001. In 2004 he had four winners in the Breedersâ Cup.

Statistics
Year Races Run Wins Place Show Earnings
2011 71 12 12 9 $892,419
2010 203 42 36 27 $2,646,061
2009 177 31 24 24 $2,300,259

Facts
Major Racing Wins: Bing Crosby Handicap (1978, 1994), Longacres Mile Handicap (1978), Ancient Title Stakes (1990), Beverly D. Stakes (1990), Santa Anita Oaks (1992), Clement L. Hirsch Turf Championship Stakes (1993, 1994, 2002, 2006), Eddie Read Handicap (1993, 2001), Frank E. Kilroe Mile Handicap (1993, 1997, 2003), Hollywood Futurity (1994, 2007), Strub Stakes (1995, 1999, 2005), Turf Classic Stakes (1995), United Nations Stakes (1995, 1996), Hollywood Gold Cup (1996, 1997), John C. Mabee Handicap (1996), Pacific Classic Stakes (1996, 1997, 2004), Oaklawn Handicap (1997, 2002), Santa Anita Handicap (1997, 1998, 2005), Pimlico Special (1997), Ballerina Stakes (1998), Carter Handicap (1998), Metropolitan Handicap (1998), Donn Handicap (1999), Haskell Invitational Handicap (2000), Arcadia Handicap (2001), Goodwood Stakes (2002, 2003, 2005), Hollywood Derby (2002), Del Mar Futurity (2003, 2006), Arlington Million (2006), Robert B. Lewis Stakes (2008) and Thunder Road Handicap (2009). Breeders' Cup wins: Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (1993, 2003), Breeders' Cup Turf (1993, 2003), Breeders' Cup Classic (2003) and Breeders' Cup Juvenile (2003). International wins: Dubai World Cup (2004). Honours: National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame (2001). Significant Horses: Action This Day, Dare and Go, Gentlemen, Halfbridled, Johar, Kotashaan, Malek, Phone Chatter Phone Trick, Pleasantly Perfect, Rock Hard Ten The Tin Man and Siphon.