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Glen Todd

Owner & Trainer

Glen's history in the horse racing game can be traced back to the moment his parents met at Hastings Park in 1939. "There's a lot of history of it in my family," says Glen, who is best known outside of the Thoroughbred racing circuit as the founder of the annual Canada Cup International Womens' Fastpitch tourney at Softball City. He was inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame in 2008 for his long-time involvement with softball also the Softball BC Hall of Fame, the Softball Canada Hall of Fame, the World Baseball Hall of Fame and the BC Thoroughbred Hall of Fame.

Glen's favourite childhood pastime was attending races with his father. Any opportunity he had to be around Thoroughbred horses, and the people who work with them, was considered an education in how to recognize what makes a horse a frontrunner. Glen took that accumulated knowledge and, over the years, has turned it into an impressive talent for discerning a potential winner when he sees one.

Since the retirement of Troy Taylor, beloved Hastings Racecourse fixture and longtime trainer of Glen's horses, Glen has taken over training his stable of Thoroughbreds. As he says: "There isn't a bigger thrill in the world than your horse winning a race."

Glen opened the Derby Bar and Grill in 2008. A cozy and classy restaurant, it provides a complete off- track betting Teletheatre introducing new people to horse racing and developing the business as a whole. It offers simulcast horse racing from tracks around North America on dozens of screens, including tabletop versions. Throughout, several automated machines take bets, as does the mutual teller located at the back of the restaurant. Like a proud father, he has framed photos of his winning horses lining the hallways outside of the restaurant.

NATHC Team Members

Glen Todd
Owner & Trainer
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Barry Knight
Assistant Trainer
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Ian Jewell
Assistant Trainer
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Shawn Lawson
Racing Barn Manager
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Deborah Renville
Office Manager
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Donna Keay
Head Accountant
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Shelley Todd
Breeding & Sales
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Paola Hein
Administrative Assistant
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Sandy Gann
Trainer USA Operations
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