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Robert W. Camac

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Robert W. Camac

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Hall of Fame Trainer

Biography: Bob Camac was born in Wilmington, DE and became a trainer in 1976. He and his wife Maryann owned a farm in Pedricktown, NJ. His most important contribution to racing was suggesting the breeding of Someday Farm’s I’ll Get Along to Elusive Quality in 2000. Unfortunately, Camac didn’t live to see the resulting foal, Three-Year-Old Champion Smarty Jones, as he and his wife were killed suddenly the following year.

Career Highlights: Won Gr.I Philip Iselin H. with Jolie’s Halo in 1992. Won multiple graded stakes with Cagey Exuberance. Was leading trainer at Philadelphia Park 1988 Fall-Winter meet.

Graded Stakes Wins:
1999 – Cotillion Handicap (G2) – Skipping Around
1999 – Safely Kept Stakes (G3) – Godmother
1997 – Long Look Breeders’ Cup Handicap (G3) – Winter Melody
1992 – Philip Iselin Handicap (G1) – Jolie’s Halo
1991 – Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (G2) – Wide Country
1991 – Pimlico Oaks (G3) – Wide Country
1989 – Sorority Stakes (G3) – Fuerza
1989 – Interborough Handicap (G3) – Cagey Exuberance
1988 – First Flight Handicap (G3) – Cagey Exuberance
1986 – Astarita Stakes (G2) – Cagey Exuberance