Kenny Roberts Honored at Louisiana Downs

The veteran horseman is the reigning AQHA champion trainer.

Edited press release

Kenny Roberts Sr. (fifth from right) was honored in the Louisiana Downs winner's circle on Saturday. PHOTO: Hodges Photography

Kenny Roberts Sr., the reigning AQHA champion trainer, was honored during a winner's circle presentation at Louisiana Downs on Saturday.

In 2017, Roberts led all trainers with 116 wins, and he ranked fourth in purse earnings at $2,847,909. Tony Patterson, executive director of the Louisiana QHBA, expressed gratitude to Roberts for his dedication to the state's racing program and its annual yearling sale.

"Kenny is an extremely talented and dedicated horseman who is a tremendous ambassador for Louisiana Quarter Horse racing,” said Patterson. “Several board members were on hand to congratulate Kenny and thank him for his continued support of our association and our efforts to run the top state-bred racing program in the country.”

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