Birthdate: October 22, 1945
Residence(s): Newmarket, England, at his Freemason Lodge Stables
Family: Son, Robert; daughter, Caroline
The son of the Barbados Chief of Police, Stoute was knighted for his services to tourism in Barbados, where he was a racing commentator on radio. He came to England at age 19 and worked as assistant to trainers Pat Rohan, Doug Smith, and Tom Jones before going out on his own in 1972. He has since been champion British trainer 10 times, training Epsom Derby winners Shergar, Shahrastani, Kris Kin, North Light and Workforce as well as Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf winner Islington and two-time Breeders’ Cup Turf winner Conduit. Queen Elizabeth II, Khalid Abdullah, Cheveley Park Stud, Lady Rothschild, the Niarchos family, the Maktoum family, and Coolmore are among his many owners.
Stoute loves sport of many kinds, eagerly following cricket, and engaging in offseason activities that include golf, deep sea fishing, hunting, and skiing.