Rusty Arnold

Born:               March 26, 1955, Paris, KY

Resides:          Lexington, KY and Boca Raton, FL

Family:            Wife, Sarah

  • Growing up around horses, racing goes back two generations in Arnold’s family.  Arnold worked as an exercise rider and assistant trainer before taking out his trainer’s license in 1975.
  • He bases his stable at Keeneland, South Florida in the winter, and Saratoga in the summer. 2014 is the first time he has had a string at Oaklawn. 
  • Arnold has produced numerous stakes winners including: Centre Court, Karlovy Vary, Clear Mandate, Wavering Monarch, Little Missouri, Rootentootenwooten, Top Secret, Tricky Creek, West by West, Victory Ride, Liberty Gold, One Caroline, Top Secret, and Stream Cat. 
  • He ranks among one of the all-time leading trainers at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky.  He posted the biggest win of 2013 at the Keeneland spring meeting when Centre Court captured the G1 Jenny Wiley Stakes.  She also won the G2 Honey Fox at Gulfstream Park earlier in the year.
  • Other noteworthy wins in 2013 included Ice Cream Silence in the G3 Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare Stake at Keeneland, A Diehl in the J. Kenneth Self Shelby County Boys and Girls Club Stake at Indiana Downs, and Clever Beauty winning the Rags to Riches Stake at Churchill Downs.