Nostadt Wins Twice On Dresden’s Opening Day
Tyler Nostadt wrapped up a busy weekend with two more training wins and two driving wins at Dresden Raceway on Sunday.
The 28-year-old Maidstone horseman had 10 starters this weekend at
scored four wins, two seconds and a third at Hiawatha and Dresden.
“I’ve been around horses and cattle my whole life and it’s my passion.”
said Nostadt,”It’s in my blood.”
Nostadt partnered with Brian Tropea when he was 10-year-old to own his
first race horse, Mr Champagne and has been in love with the business
“It’s such a huge family affair for me.” he said, “My girlfriend, Jordyn
Sumner, and I work hard at the business with a stable of 16 horses and we
know can always count on help from the rest of my family.
The local conditioner had his mother and father, John and Christine
Nostadt, paddock horses for him today and knows he can count on his
sisters, Ashley, Kaitlyn and Emily to help out when needed as well.
“I grew up in Windsor watching guys like Kevin Wallis, Al Cullen and Brad
Forward, they were so talented and could get the most out of a horse.” he
said. “I try to put Marc St Louis down on as many as I can because he has
the same talent of being able to get the most out of a horse and keep
The young horseman credit’s Brian Tropea with being his mentor as he
took time to show him how to hook up a horse and helped him get his
start in the business. “Brian was great with me, he always took time with
me and I learned so much from him.” he added.
“I’ve got some great owners, Blueshoe Investments from Ohio who have
faith in my and trust me, so Jordyn and I work hard to make sure we give
them the best possible outcome with their horses,” Nostadt said.
Nostadt didn’t let them down on Sunday as he was at the controls when
Style Snapshot beat the boys in the Preferred 3 in 2:00 and again with
Shootinforthestars one race later in 2:00.
Nostadt’s great partnership as well as hard work and dedication have
made him a rising star in Ontario’s harness racing industry.
Andy Moore and Garrett Rooney also notched driving double on Sunday
afternoon in Dresden Raceway’s opening card of racing for the summer
The total handle on the day was $13,824.