Sherman, Hollendorfer To Be Honored At Gregson Foundation Charity Dinner

by | 07.14.2017 | 7:56pm
Art Sherman and Jerry Hollendorfer

The Edwin J. Gregson Foundation is delighted to announce that it will host a charity fundraising dinner honoring two of California's greats, trainers Jerry Hollendorfer and Art Sherman.

The event will take place on Tuesday, August 22, at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar Resort, located just a few miles south of Del Mar Racetrack.

This dinner marks year seventeen of fundraising activities spearheaded by Jenine Sahadi, president of the Edwin J. Gregson Foundation. “We look forward to a fabulous evening celebrating Jerry and Art for their long and remarkable careers in thoroughbred horse racing. Good friends throughout their careers, they greatly deserve being celebrated for the excitement and richness they have each brought to this sport,” says Sahadi.

Among the Gregson Foundation's past honorees are trainers Bob Baffert, Jack Van Berg, Ron McAnally, Mel Stute, and the late Warren Stute, in addition to such industry leaders as Ann and Jerry Moss, Mace and Samantha Siegel, Dr. Jack Robbins, and Joe and Barbara Harper. The Foundation has also saluted legendary jockeys Eddie Delahoussaye and Laffit Pincay, Jr., and Mike Smith and Gary Stevens.

Proceeds from the dinner will be used to provide scholarships for the children of California's backstretch community, as well as a variety of educational programs and recreational activities for the workers and their family members.

Tickets for the event are $300 per person. This annual event has proven to sell out each year, and the Edwin J. Gregson Foundation encourages early purchase of tickets to assure attendance. Please contact Angie Carmona at(626) 447-2339 for further information or go to

  • Greg Gregson

    Well deserved and good to see that Vic Stauffer will be the Master of Ceremonies. With Frank Miramahdi also attending, they better double up on the mashed potatoes.

  • Manefan

    Now THAT’S what I’m talking about! Two wonderful people being celebrated. I sure wish I could be there. Great photo too.

  • Zoe Saunders

    What a picture.

  • Jbumi

    Great to see two fantastic people who happen to be horse trainers honored. Especially great because of the Greyson Foundation – what a lovely charity. Kudos to all involved!!!

  • Richard C

    They represent everything that’s good in the sport.

  • Bella

    So happy for both of them. A well deserving honor for two respected horsemen that are also well loved.

  • Virginia Lawler

    TODAY, SAT., JULY 15. Race 7 Los Alamitos Derby (G3) $200,000 1 1/8 mi. Entries: 8 3yo colts
    #3 Colonist. Pioneer of the Nile – She Cat. Flavien Prat. Jerry Hollendorfer.
    #6 Klimt. Quality Road – Inventive. Rafael Bejarano. Art Sherman.
    Wouldn’t a dead heat be lovely!

  • ctgreyhound

    So many great memories these two quality trainers have & continue to garner. They are very deserving of this honor.

  • Charles Smith

    2 great guys, richly deserving of this honor. They go way back as friends……the Shermans and the Hollendorfers were neighbors in San Mateo, CA in the 80s and 90s.

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