Born in New Jersey, Anthony Margotta, Jr. got his start walking hots for Jimmy Crupi in 1980 before going out on his own in 1984.
Margotta won the Whitney Handicap (G1) at at Saratoga with Brunswick, making him the youngest trainer to ever win a grade one race. He then won the 1998 Malibu Moon Stakes (G1) with Run Man Run.
After a few years away from racing, Margotta returned to Ocala to work for Jimmy Crupi at Crupi’s New Castle Farm before taking a string of his own to Monmouth Park.
Graded Stakes Winners:
- Run Man Run
- Teresa Z