The trainer, whose total purse earnings stand at more than $48million, has started to rise in status over the last few seasons and some of his top career trainees include names like Inside Straight, Subtle Indian, Patriots Rule, Broadway Empire, Sky Promise and Keepmeinmind.
He was one of the key names on the 2021 Road to the Kentucky Derby, with the latter horse in contention for the race. The 20/1 shot finished in seventh place, eight-and-a-half lengths behind winner Medina Spirit.
Early career - and borrowing money!
Some of the trainer's 2020 Oaklawn stakes winners included Pioneer Spirit, winner of the Second Division of the Fifth Season; Special Relativity, winner of the American Beauty; and Sky Promise, winner of the first-ever 1½-mile Temperence Hill.
Keepmeinmind and the 2021 Road to the Kentucky Derby
Keepmeinmind is one of Diodoro's top horses, who has brought him increased attention over the last year. The colt is a son of Laoban by Uncle Mo and he is one of the top names on the 2021 Road to the Kentucky Derby. He finished seventh in the big race at Churchill Downs.
Keepmeinmind morning workouts prior to the Breeders' Cup at Keeneland Race Track. Credit Arden Barnes-USA TODAY Sports/Sipa USA
Keepmeinmind has a career record of one win, two seconds and one third from seven lifetime races. His total purse earnings currently sit at $424,987.