Dan Perlsweig

Remembering Danny Perlsweig: Old-School Trainer Touched Lives On The Backstretch

(Editor’s Note: Gulfstream Park will remember Danny Perlsweig during a winner’s circle ceremony after the first race Saturday. Perlsweig was active creating Backstretch Appreciation Days at Gulfstream and Monmouth Park, spoke at the Universities of Louisville and Arizona, and earned the Dogwood Dominion Award in 1999 for unsung heroes in racing.) Danny Perlsweig may not have been […]

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Dan Perlsweig, Trainer Of Champion Lord Avie, Dies At 91

Longtime trainer Dan Perlsweig, conditioner of 1980’s juvenile champion Lord Avie, died Tuesday at the age of 91, the Thoroughbred Daily News reported. During a career that spanned a quarter century beginning in 1976, Perlsweig won 505 races from 3,870 starts, collecting another 508 seconds and 518 thirds. Based in New Jersey and Florida, he […]

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