Thanks to USTA

Career

Coleman was honored as Canada’s Trainer of the Year for the second consecutive season in 2010 and for the fourth time in her career (she also earned the honor in 2005 and 2006)…She trained two O’Brien Award-winning horses last season in 2-year-old filly pacer Idyllic, who won the She’s A Great Lady and Three Diamonds, and 3-year-old filly pacer Western Silk, who won the Fan Hanover and Jugette…Sportswriter won the North America Cup before seeing his season ended by injury…In 2009, Sportswriter won the Metro Pace in world-record time and was named the best 2-year-old colt pacer in both the U.S. and Canada…Her stable won a personal-best $6.51 million in 2010…Coleman has been around harness racing all her life as her parents Linda and Phil trained horses, racing mainly at Fraser Downs in Surrey, B.C. and Sandown Raceway on Victoria Island…The 2005 campaign was Coleman’s coming-out party, thanks to 3-year-old pacing colt American Ideal, a winner of $747,579 who won a Bluegrass division in 1:47.4, at the time the fastest race mile ever by a 3-year-old…At season’s end, she became the first female to receive the O’Brien Award as Canada’s top trainer…Other horses over the years to find success for Coleman include Moving Pictures, Chancey Lady, A, And G’sconfusion, and Art Colony.


Personal favorite food is steak and lobster…favorite pet is a Jack Russell terrier named Chubby…favorite movie is Secretariat…enjoys playing poker and going out to dinner and a movie…she loves to cook and turned down a scholarship in favor of racing…she’s motivated by seeing so much potential in the babies in the barn every morning…one of her greatest moments was winning the North America Cup and the Fan Hanover Stakes in the same day…among her greatest honors was being invited to be a guest speaker at Truro Raceway Awards banquet… the first job was as a groom for her dad

Career Training Statistics & Dan Patch Award Winners
Year Starts 1sts Rank 2nds 3rds UTR Money Won Rank
2021 28 6 9 5 .452 162,888
2020 97 23 17 12 .376 443,186
2019 115 18 19 21 .309 1,586,123
2018 150 43 25 15 .413 2,778,655 (18)
2017 152 30 24 24 .338 1,422,065
2016 197 53 39 23 .418 2,390,893 (16)
2015 330 53 59 46 .306 1,866,148 (23)
2014 443 108 76 64 .387 4,503,668 (4)
2013 348 99 56 31 .404 3,475,679 (11)
2012 783 223 (6) 146 100 .431 6,858,518 (3)
2011 980 253 (6) 164 117 .391 5,853,800 (4)
2010 837 187 (14) 146 112 .365 6,512,044 (4)
2009 1172 276 (5) 204 150 .375 6,132,407 (4)
2008 910 193 (10) 155 111 .347 4,875,129 (4)
2007 738 185 (13) 113 101 .381 3,518,954 (12)
2006 805 219 (9) 140 106 .413 3,495,858 (5)
2005 806 201 (13) 145 119 .399 2,567,823 (15)
2004 565 114 111 77 .356 856,847
2003 179 48 26 23 .392 216,738
2002 19 3 2 4 .287 19,542
2001 26 3 2 1 .171 18,101
2000 49 5 8 3 .213 44,807
1999 171 27 26 16 .274 92,640
1998 87 8 6 13 .180 21,903
1997 18 0 1 3 .086 2,748
10005 2378 1719 1297 .000 59,717,164 (9)

DAN PATCH AWARD WINNERS

PACING MARE
(07) Moving Pictures

2-YEAR-OLD COLT PACE
(09) Sportswriter