Keith Desormeaux /Trainer

A native of Louisiana, J. Keith Desormeaux began training horses after graduating from Louisiana Tech University with a degree in animal science.

Desormeaux is best known for training Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) and Jim Dandy Stakes (G2) winner Texas Red and Preakness Stakes (G1) winner Exaggerator.

His brother, Kent Desormeaux is a Hall of Fame jockey.

Accomplishments

Grade I Stakes winners

  • Accelerate
  • Decked Out
  • Exxagerator
  • Texas Re

Graded Stakes winners

  • Crucero
  • Dalmore
  • Ive Struck a Nerve
  • My Boy Jack
  • Uzziel