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Richard Moreau

Standardbred Trainer
Richard Moreau

Born: 10/29/1964 in Montreal, Quebec
Resides: Puslinch, Ontario
Colors: Green-White

Career

  • Moreau was named Trainer of the Year for the second consecutive year at the 2014 O’Brien Awards.
  • In 2014, Moreau’s starters banked over $2 million for the fifth consecutive season.
  • Moreau won his first O’Brien Award for Trainer of the Year in 2013 after his stable won 280 races and earned over $3.6 million.
  • ​Moreau captured his first major stakes event in 2013 when his rookie pacer Boomboom Ballykeel pulled off an upset victory in the Metro Pace.
  • In 2012, Moreau surpassed $3 million in earnings for the first time.
  • In 2011, Moreau enjoyed his 12th consecutive year where his stable has earned over $1 million. Moreau’s team earned $2,286,416 in 2011 with 189 winners from 989 starters.
  • On the WEG circuit in 2011, Moreau finished third among the trainer standings. He sent out 88 winners from 559 starters with $1,498,225 in purse earnings.
  • The year 2010 was a special year for Moreau as he was crowned WEG’s leading trainer for the first time. Moreau sent out 102 winners from 539 starters, good for earnings over $1.3 million. His top performers in 2010 included: Logans Hero, Veal Marsala and Slightly Tipsy.
  • On the WEG scene in 2009, Moreau’s stable sent out 375 starters, tallied 64 wins and earned $1,010,229 (placing him in fourth in the local standings), his best finish ever at WEG prior to 2010.
  • On September 4, 2008, the resident of Lachenaie, Quebec posted his 3,000th lifetime win as a trainer when Lonely Winner paced to a 1:55 victory at Rideau Carleton.
  • In 2005, his pacing trainee Divot Hanover was a runner‑up in a $100,000 division of the Burlington Stakes, while Proxahantis, Whitesand Dancer, Rich Cam, Leader Angus, Canaco Nimbus and Zatopec M D were also top charges
  • A late‑season burst in 2004 resulted in a seventh‑place finish on the WEG circuit, during a season in which he made 61 trips to the winner’s circle¼overall in 2004, his stable won more than 200 races
  • Also finished atop the trainer standings at both Hippodrome de Montreal and Ottawa’s Rideau Carleton Raceway in 2004
  • Before venturing out on his own, Moreau worked for trainer Robert MacKenzie.
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