WP Welcomes Trainer Tom Drury and eMatings Pres. Sid Fernando
After Tom's d'Etat crossed the finish line first in the Gr. 1 600,000 Clark Stakes at Churchill, there was one person missing from the winner’s circle photo – trainer Tommy Drury. Al Stall, Jr. is the actual trainer of Tom's d'Etat, but Drury is the 'Behind the Scenes' conditioner who adds Stall and a variety of other high-profile trainers to his list of clients.Tommy will discuss his life as a trainer, the advantages of working at the Skylight Training Center and his techniques of developing horses like Eclipse Award winner Hansen among others.Sid Fernando is president of eMatings.com and Werk Thoroughbred Consultants, Inc., owner of eNicks. A former bloodstock editor and columnist at DRF, Sid is an internationally known pedigree writer whose articles have appeared in racing and breeding publications around the world.Sid will talk about the creation and evolution of the Werk 'Nicking' system and how it has become an invaluable tool in breeding and buying thoroughbreds.