11/08/2006 1:00AM

Eight titles in a row for Pish


Danny Pish picked up his eighth straight training title at Retama Park when the meet closed Saturday night. Pish won 43 races, winning the title by 17 wins over second-leading trainer Michelle Lovell.

Pish also led all trainers in stable earnings at the meet, with $448,152.

Larry Taylor won his second straight Retama riding title, with 60 wins. His mounts earned $597,431, which led all riders at the track. Roimes Chirinos was second in the standings with 58 wins, six of which came closing night at Retama. Chirinos, a 24-year-old native of Venezuela, won the second, third, fourth, seventh, eighth, and ninth races, with his biggest payoff coming in the seventh with Flewsy Q, who paid $24.

Retama reported a tie for leading owner, between Tbd Owners LLC and the partnership of Lucas Downs and Agave Racing Stable.