George Weaver was born and raised in Louisville , Kentucky, and as a child his father took him to Churchill Downs. George knew from a very early age he wanted to be a thoroughbred trainer. In high school George started walking hots for John Hennig working summers with the intent of learning the business.
In 1991 George was offered the job as foreman for D. Wayne Lukas. He worked for Lukas for six years, moving up to the position of assistant trainer. During that time, George helped to develop stakes horses such as: Cape Town, Grand Slam,Serena’s Song, Grindstone, Thunder Gulch, Timber Country, Tabasco Cat, Salt Lake and Corporate Report.
In 1997 Todd Pletcher, also a former assistant trainer for Lukas, offered George a position as assistant trainer. George worked with Pletcher for six years during that time Pletcher had stakes horses such as; Texas Glitter, Left Bank, Balto Star, Trippi, More Than Ready, and Mother Goose and Acorn winner Jersey Girl.
In 2002 George started his own public racing stable with his wife Cindy Hutter.
Weaver’s top horses include: Isotherm, Tencendur, Thundering Sky, Requite, Super Marina, Fusaichi Red, Lighthouse Bay, Malibu Stacy, Tizahit, Drum Major, Christine’s Outlaw, Devil’s Preacher, City Trooper, Lunar Surge, Hard Mystery and Make Note.