New Career in Horse Racing for Trainer Nick Zito

Horse racing is all Nick Zito knows.

“Racing is different,” Zito said. “This game will humble kings.”

The hall-of-fame trainer started in the sport, as he jokes, when he still had black hair. Decades later, Zito has amassed 18 grade one stakes wins, including all three Triple Crown races.

“I’m very grateful to racing,” he said. “I’m very grateful to NYRA. I’m very grateful to all the racetracks around America.”

But after a legendary career as a trainer, Zito is ready for a change. With a new Saratoga racing season underway, he is moving over into… more on the new career for Nick Zito


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Rich Nilsen is a 19-time qualifier to the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), an event he has cashed in four times. He was the first player to finish in the top 10 of the NHC twice. A former executive with and a member of the NHC Players’ Committee, Rich is a graduate of the University of Louisville Equine Business Program and is founder of, a site devoted to horse racing education and promotion.

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