02/25/2006 1:00AM

Flint wins 3,000th race


HOT SPRINGS, Ark. - Trainer Bernie Flint won the 3,000th race of his career on Saturday, when More Than Pretty captured the 11th race at Oaklawn Park. She paid $16.

Flint, 66, launched a training career in 1976. He has won more than 30 training titles in Kentucky, and won back-to-back titles at Oaklawn in 1992 and 1993. Flint currently has divisions of his stable at Oaklawn and Turfway Park.

Calvin Borel rode More Than Pretty, who races for Naveed Chowhan.

Flint is a resident of Louisville, Ky. He was at Oaklawn on Saturday. In the winner's circle after More Than Prettys' race, a huge sign congratulating Flint on 3,000 training victories was displayed.