It requires diligent planning and conditioning by the trainer to get a horse prepared to run his best race at the right time. No one was better at this then Rory of Ryan Express, the quiet genius at work, he methodically studied the training meters to perfect how to condition his horses to their peak ability. He later pioneered the way virtual horses are managed and trained with the publishing of the Newbie Guides I, II, and III on the Help for New Members forum. These articles have withstood the test of time and remain a valuable resource and guide for new and veteran players alike.
The all-time leader in earnings at almost 61 million (game credits) is currently second all-time in wins. As of this writing Ryan Express has won 4,138 races with a remarkable 23.85% win percentage! Rory’s placement of horses and mastery of the jockey instructions have gone unparalleled for years. He would go on to win three Trainer of the Year titles in Seasons 9, 10, and 11, winning countless added money stake races in the process.
The well-respected veteran conditioner would occasionally share his insight to new and veteran trainers by posting his comprehensive race data analysis on the member forums so others could learn and understand patterns of events.
The extraordinary career of Ryan Express has shaped our vision of greatness and personifies what we mean when we say legend.
Congratulations to Rory on his induction into the Digitaldowns Hall of Fame.