Clarence L. Frock Horse trainer

September 11, 1990

Services for Clarence L. Frock, a retired race horse trainer and owner and a former plumber, will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Pritts Funeral Home, 412 Washington Road, Westminster.

Mr. Frock, who was 77 and lived on a farm in the Westminster area, died Saturday at the Baltimore County General Hospital after a heart attack.

Known as Ike, he retired in 1987 as a trainer of horses, most of them his own, that raced at Maryland tracks. Lady Galaxy, of which he was half owner, won several stakes races. In his youth the Baltimore native was a jockey in flat and jumping races at East Coast tracks.

In the early 1950s, after he stopped riding, Mr. Frock became a plumber. He later turned the business over to his sons and concentrated on horse training.

He is survived by his wife, the former Dolores A. Kreiner; three sons, John Michael, Paul Vincent and Charles Leroy Frock, all of Westminster; a daughter, Mary Margaret Frock Martin of Westminster; a foster son, Michael Walsh of Westminster; sister, Gertrude Ison of Sykesville; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

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