About Carlos Martin

& Training Stats


Carlos Martin was raised in a family of horsemen - Grandson of Hall of Fame Inductee Frank Martin and son of Jose Martin, trainer of 3 Eclipse Award Champions, Carlos was involved in racing from an early age.


Having been dubbed “Computer Carlos” in his preteen years by the New York racing press for his extensive knowledge of American Bloodlines and exacting pedigree analytical skills, Carlos made an impression right away. He received his training license at age 19 and at age 21 became the youngest trainer to win a Grade I race in North America when he sent out Buy the Firm to win the Top Flight Handicap for $225,000.


As of June - 2018, Carlos’ record stands at 694 Victories, approaching 27 Million in earnings and 26 black type stakes wins. (See "Stats" below & "Brochure" section for more information) 


Carlos has trained a number of notable horses. Examples include Stacie’s Toy, who failed to meet a $40,000 reserve at auction. Under Carlos’s care she went on to multiple stakes wins, including the $200,000 Pimlico Oaks. Her earnings totaled $400,000 and she sold for $500,000.


Carlos spotted Key Contender at auction, a 6yr. Old with a notable pedigree but lackluster racing record. Carlos purchased him for $170,000. He went on to place in multiple graded stakes and won the Grade I $500,000 suburban Handicap.


Carlos purchased Cosmonaut as a yearling. He went on to multiple graded wins and placed third at the Grade I Breeder’s Cup Mile, earning in excess of $1,000,000 for Carlos’ client.


View Carlos' Trainer Profile on the Daily Racing Form Website:



View Carlos' Career Stats at Equibase:


Lifetime Racing Statistics