Mike Stidham is a multiple graded stakes winning trainer based in the Midwest and on the East Coast. Originally, he aspired to be a veterinary surgeon but eventually followed in his father’s footsteps. He left school and began working in his father’s bar n before taking out his training license in 1979. To date, Mike has over 2,000 career wins and has amassed over $64,000,000 in North American earnings. He has trained G1 winners ZIPESSA, TWO ALTAZANO and HER EMMYNENCY in addition to stakes horses such as WILLCOX INN, SYNCHRONY and TIZAQUEENA.