Dale Romans’ Weight Loss: Here’s How He Shed 140 Pounds!


Dale Romans’ Weight Loss: Here’s How He Shed 140 Pounds!

Talking about his weight loss, Dale Romans has shocked many of his admirers by shedding 140 pounds after undergoing gastric sleeve surgery, which helped him to remove 80% of his stomach fats. 

Dale L. Romans is an American Thoroughbred racehorse trainer who was born in Louisville, Kentucky. He is most known for winning the 2011 Preakness Stakes with Shackleford and the Breeders’ Cup Turf with Little Mike. He also defeated American Pharoah with Keen Ice in the 2015 Travers Stakes. In addition, he received the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Trainer in 2012.

Recently, many people have noticed a significant change in Dale Romans’ appearance. The 56-year-old looks a lot thinner compared to his appearance in the past years. As a result, people are curious to know the reason behind his weight loss. Well, here’s everything you need to know.

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Dale Romans Has Undergone a Massive Weight Loss of 140 Pounds After Undergoing Gastric-Sleeve Surgery!

Dale Romans (@romans_racing) has recently surprised everyone with his remarkable weight loss transformation. And now, his admirers are responding positively to his significant change, which was widely shared over social media.

Trainers are continuously looking for new ways to improve in a game of noses and necks. For Dale Romans, this required taking a critical look both outside and inside. He’d been battling weight concerns for decades, and they were now taking their toll. He lacked the energy he needed to bring to his hard profession at 6 feet-2, 385 pounds, and he feared the strain on his body caused by all the excess pounds would severely shorten his life.

Dale Romans before and after weight loss.Dale Romans before and after weight loss.
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Dale Romans experimented with numerous weight loss diets. They would temporarily assist him, but then he would revert to his previous bad habits, such as gobbling a pizza in one sitting. He wanted a long-term solution, and he was honest enough to realize that he couldn’t fix it himself. His body was screaming for action. “Everything became too hard, including the barn,” he said. He determined that surgical surgery was his best hope.

Dale Romans successfully underwent gastric-sleeve surgery on December 15, 2021. Approximately 80 percent of his stomach fat was removed by surgeons. The scope of the procedure is determined by the severity of the condition. Doctors had told him that his stomach was huge. Romans added,

Everybody’s got to make their own decision. But I’m a huge proponent of it.

Dale Romans shed 140 pounds and no longer wants to blast through meals the way this foodie used to. He still eats whatever he wants, but one pizza has been reduced to one piece. He only finished half a burger during a recent supper. The majority of the fries were abandoned. That immediately fills his very constricted stomach. He said,

Going to work is a lot easier. I’ve got a lot more stamina. This is a job that takes a lot of stamina.

Dale Romans’ Early Career!

Dale Romans grew up at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, as the son of trainer Jerry Romans. Despite his dyslexia, he graduated from Butler High School in 1984. From an early age, Romans worked for his father.  He once said,

I had a way with the horses. I could walk the worst horse in the country when I was 10 years old. My parents were divorced, and if my father had a bad horse he couldn’t get on the van he’d come and get me at home to load the horse. I don’t know what it was about horses, but they saved me as a child. 

Dale Romans is currently 56 years old.Dale Romans is currently 56 years old.
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Dale Romans started working as a trainer at the age of eighteen, and on February 15, 1987, at Turfway Park, he and Miss Mindy, a horse he had bought for $1,500, won their first race. It took some time for his career to take off. In 1987 and 1989, he won four races each, while in 1988 and 1990, he won 21. He didn’t win his first stakes race at Turfway Park until 1991 with Morning Punch, and he didn’t win his first graded stakes race at Aqueduct until 1996 with Victor Avenue.

Since the early 1990s, Dale Romans has been in a long-term relationship with Tammy Fox. Fox is a former jockey who now works as an exercise rider for the Romans stable. In 1991, she was the first female jockey to ride in the Blue Grass Stakes, finishing fourth. She resigned from racing in 2005, having won 236 races during her career. Bailey and Jake, the couple’s two children, live in Louisville. Additionally, he used to train from Barn 4 at Churchill Downs, which is now one of his son’s two barns.