Jackie Rousse

Jackie Rousse  (O-T)                                                                       

Wilton, NY

Birthplace: Ithaca  NY

Birthdate:  Age 41  (5/26/69)

Colors:  N/A


Jackie came to Saratoga Raceway in the early Spring of 2006 and has been among the top trainers ever since. 

Her accomplishments include training 2006 Claiming Pacer of the Year ($7500 - $10000), Swift Sport, co-owned by Michael Raffterty. Other notables trained by Jackie in 2006 were Lars Legacy, Mattygonne A, Brooklets Cole and Lincoln Parke.  Jackie was voted Trainer Of The Year and Horsewoman of the Year in 2007, this being the first time in track history that a woman achieved Trainer of the Year honors.


Jackie’s trotter, Prime Interest, won Horse Of The Year in 2008 and Aged Trotter of the Year in 2010. Jackie also won USHWA’s Award for Trainer of the Year in 2010.


In 2011, Jackie trained Horse of the Year, Trotter of the Year and Aged Trotter of the Year Lorenzo Dream and Claiming Trotter of the Year ($5,000-$6,000), Breeze Hill Will, and 3-Year-Old Trotter of the Year, Love Rocks.  Jackie also trained 2011 Mare of the Year, Golden Ace, who is tied for the track record for seven-year-old pacing mares.

In 2014 Jackie trained 2-Year-Old Pacer of the Year, Starzinheaven whom she co-owns with Bill Reepmeyer and Jill Witz. Jackie finished 5th in the 2014 trainer standings.

Training Record:

 Year Starts  1st  2nd  3rd  UTR  Purses 
 2014 392  73  69  39  .317  $519,181 
 2013 391  73  66  37  .312  $543,124 
 2012 351  65  51  51  .314  $524,038 
 2011 450  120  70  59  .397  $830,777 

Jackie Rousse
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