Billy Dobson

Billy Dobson  (Dr)                                              

Swartz Creek, MI

Birthplace:  Ann Arbor, MI

Birthdate:  (5/18/84) 


Billy began racing horses at the early age of  20. He came to Saratoga in 2010 and began to take on catch drives at a rapid pace.  Billy is a sharp driver that likes to head to the top in a race. 


Billy eventually took over with 263 wins for the year at Saratoga. He was awarded 2010 Johnny Page Award for the break-through driver and also Driver of the Year honors.  He tied award honors for 2010 Horseman of the Year with Frank Coppola Jr.


In 2011, Billy was awarded the 2011 Driver Of The Year at Saratoga Raceway.  Billy was also the main driver of  Horse of the Year, Lorenzo Dream, among other top horses that year.  As a repeat of 2011, Billy was again awarded Horseman of the Year and 2012 Driver of the Year at Saratoga Raceway, and  he also drove the Horse of the Year, Trotter of the Year and Aged Trotter of the Year 'Mymomsablizzard', along with many other top horses.

Billy won Driver of the Year for the fourth year in a row in 2014 finishing 1st in the overall driver's standings with 295 wins and $1,832,059 in purses. 

Driving Record:

 Year Starts  1st  2nd  3rd  UDR  Purses 
2014 1402  295  235  176  .345  $1,832,059 
2013  1578  274  235  202  .299  $1,829,152 
2012  1846  350  304  264  .329  $2,490,980 
2011  2043  407  309  258  .325  $2,271,372 

Billy Dobson
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