Glen Kidwell, one of the top trainer/drivers in the sport in the 1960s, died Feb. 18. He was 92.
According to U.S. Trotting Association records, Mr. Kidwell drove 1,120 winners in his career to earnings of $3,049,773. Among the top horses he was associated with were Active Donna V p,4, 2:00f ($188,725) and Active Don p,3,1:58.4 ($80,445), the first 2:00 two year old in the state of Illinois.
"Glen was one of the top trainer/drivers in the 1960s and was one of the leading figures in Chicago harness racing for many years," said USTA president Phil Langley. "He will be missed."
Mr. Kidwell is survived by his wife of 66 years, Maurine; two children; four grandchildren;one great-grandchild; five sisters; and one brother.
The family will hold aprivate memorial at the cemetery. (IHHA)