Copyright 2019 Kentucky Thoroughbred Association & Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners & BreedersBorn November 1, 1957, Baker grew up on Long Island working for his father George Baker who trained there for 20 years. In addition, he had the opportunity to work for Frank & David Whitely and Shug McGaughey. Shug helped him get started as a trainer in 1990. Baker has been training since then and has trained for the Kleins, George Steinbrenner, Greentree Stable, and Brereton Jones among others over the years., 16 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT2019-04-16T00:00:00James Baker, KTA-KTOB Board of Director, 12 Feb 2013 14:27:06 GMTen-us