Claude Huckabone III

Claude Huckabone III  (D)
Utica NY
Birthplace:  Utica NY
Birthdate:  1/19/74

Claude Huckabone III, son of Claude Huckabone Jr., grew up in the family racing business at Vernon Downs.  He came to catch-drive at Saratoga when his home track, Vernon Downs closed for the season.  He has also raced at Monticello, Pocono Downs, Yonkers, Batavia, Buffalo, Tioga, Meadowlands, Freehold and The Meadows.  

Claude's favorite horses include Realistic Dream, Ginger Girl and Norwellshadow.  He won his first race with 'Sweetnibblets' at Vernon in 1989.

Claude Huckabone III received the Rising Star award at Monticello, was leading trainer at Tioga and up-and-coming driver at Vernon. 

Driving Record:

 Year Starts  1st  2nd  3rd  UDR  Purses 
2013  119  .049  $29,188 
2012 131 13  18  .162  $65,628 
2011 704 59  67  92  .180  $336,524 
2010  1016  100  92 133  .192  $613,504 

Claude Huckabone III
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