Mike Peel passed away on 8-28-2020. He was a second generation horse trainer. He worked for his father Ernie Peel, Chat Nichols, Rex Parkinson, Phil Parker and Ray Oliver, and longtime friend and mentor, Ronnie Graham. His first training job was at Krislar Farm for his wife, Kristen, (mother of daughters Michele and Lauren) and family. They had champion Starheart Love and Roadster champion Nibley Dean.
Mike is probably best known for his association with Pam Specht, who owned and stood Supremacy’s High Time where they had many futurity champions. Highlighted by a first and second in the original yearling All American Cup.
Lately Mike has been living in Durant, Oklahoma, where he had been attending to the apple of his eye, granddaughter, Aiden Kellam.