Cherie DeVaux Tops Preakness Weekend Trainer Standings

Cherie DeVaux | Coglianese

Trainer Cherie DeVaux, who won three stakes races on Black-Eyed Susan day Friday, took home the top prize of $50,000 in the Maryland Jockey Club's $100,000 trainer bonus competition held over the weekend at Pimlico. The first female trainer to earn the top honor, DeVaux took wins in the GIII Pimlico Special S, the Hilltop S. and the Allaire du Pont Distaff on Friday and finished with 34 total points over the two days of stakes racing, four more than runner up Steve Asmussen. Mike Trombetta finished third with 28 points and leading Maryland trainer Brittany Russell was fourth with 23 points. Bonus money was also awarded to trainers having the most points in non-stakes races on Friday and Saturday with Brittany Russell taking the top prize of $25,000 with 48 points ahead of Kieron Magee.

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