Our Clients.

Anthony Freedman

Anthony Freedman

Freedman Racing - VIC

 

Anthony is the third eldest of racing’s famous Freedman brothers. He has been an integral part of the vast Freedman Racing operation since the mid-1980s, having trained multiple champions during this period. In the 2012-2013 season he formed Anthony Freedman Racing and has since trained over 400 winners including Group 1 performers Santa Ana Lane and Shoals.

Symon Wilde

Symon Wilde

Wilde Racing - VIC
Wilde Racing (Warrnambool – Victoria)

Services Offered – Training

Symon Wilde’s Passion for horses began in his teenage years where he took it upon himself to develop a complete understanding of horses. At completion of his schooling, Symon sought to gain experience and pursued work alongside some of the world’s top trainers. He left Australian shores in 1998 to offer his services in England with Lord William Huntingdon and Nicky Henderson. After a successful two year stint Symon returned to Australia where he gained further experience with Lindsay Park under the guidance of Peter Hayes and Tony McEvoy. Symon has forged a reputation for consistently training a huge amount of winners. It is only a matter of time before Symon becomes more broadly recognised for what he is – one of Australia’s best racehorse trainers.

Scott Brunton

Scott Brunton

Brunton Racing - TAS

Scott Brunton has quickly established himself as the premier trainer in Tasmania, winning successive premierships from the 2014-15 season onwards, which followed a highly successful stint working alongside his Hall Of Fame father David.
The Seven Mile Beach-based horseman, whose stable is situated at the unique beachside property established by his father, has continued the momentum started by David to become the state’s dominant trainer.
The stable has ridden access to Seven Mile and Five Mile beaches through a variety of heavy sand trails, allowing Scott to implement truly unique training practices that have proven the test of time.
The stable’s success is not restrained to his home state, with Brunton Racing a regular visitor to the mainland where Scott has also experienced consistent success at black-type level.

Tim Martin

Tim Martin

Tim Martin Racing - NSW

 

Not many trainers possess the natural horsemanship of Tim Martin. He is one of the only Group One trainers who selects, educates and rides his own horses in track work. In March 2014 Tim left his Rosehill Stables and moved out to Heritage Farm at Oakdale to set up a world class breaking and pre-training establishment. He is best known for training multiple Group 1 winner Exceed and Excel who has gone on to become a champion stallion.

Jason Warren

Jason Warren

Jason Warren Racing - VIC

Jason Warren Racing – Mornington

Services Offered – Training

Website – www.jasonwarrenracing.com.au

Jason Warren’s experience in racing belies his years. As a trainer, Jason’s greatest asset is a complete understanding and love of thoroughbred horses. Jason combines and enviable mix of ambition and experience, with a growing list of winners and a strike rate that is second to none. Jason trains from a state of the art private training complex in Balnarring Victoria. Perhaps Jason’s best known horse is the enigmatic and highly talented Group 1 winner in Bel Sprinter.

Richard Laming

Richard Laming

Laming Racing - VIC & QLD

Laming Racing  (Clyde – VIC)

Services Offered – Training

Websitewww.lamingracing.com.au

Richard Laming trains from a state of the art training centre in Clyde Victoria. The facility has a magnificent 1800m grass track that has long straights which means Richard does not have to gallop his young horses on turning tracks. A son of revered QLD based trainer Bevan Laming, Richard has been around racehorses his entire life. Having ridden successfully at the picnics as a young man, Richard still rides his horses in work. This close affinity Richard has with his gallopers allows him to know exactly how his horses are feeling at all times.

Kevin Corstens

Kevin Corstens

Pine Lodge - VIC

Pine Lodge is a boutique thoroughbred property on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula. Managed by revered trainer Kevin Corstens, Pine Lodge is quickly establishing itself as a property that provides a perfect refresher for horses that are trained in metropolitan regions. Leading trainers are attracted to Pine Lodge due to a combination of the idyllic surroundings and for the access to Balnarring Beach where the horses are regularly taken for exercise. Kevin Corstens himself is also training horses from the property and is rapidly gaining attention for his outstanding winning strike rate.

John Symons and Shelia Laxon

John Symons and Shelia Laxon

Esprit Racing - QLD

 

In 2006, when partnerships were allowed in Victoria, John and Sheila became a training team. Ten years later they made the exciting move to the Sunshine Coast, with both horses and trainers loving the lifestyle. Having trained many top-liners including Melbourne Cup winner Ethereal and Doomben 10,000 winner Bel Esprit, they always have a handy one in the stable.

Josh Julius

Josh Julius

Julius Racing - VIC

 

With racing in his blood, Josh Julius was bound for a career on the track.

His first winner came in May 2014 with the second coming only one week later. The 28-year-old has been preparing a constant flow of winners ever since and a recent stable relocation to Bendigo in Central Victoria is the next step for Julius to continue to climb the premiership ranks. In his brief period as a trainer Josh has made great inroads, whilst gaining a reputation as a terrific horseman.

Brad Witt Racing

Brad Witt Racing

QLD

Brad Witt is a young trainer based on the Gold Coast in QLD. Brad is quickly establishing himself for his ability to take his horses to metropolitan meetings and to be winning races that are very often at enticing odds. Formerly based in Wagga, Brad’s move to the Gold Coast was made so he could have access to both provincial and metropolitan racing in order to ensure he could place his horses in the right races without needing to travel them too far.

Darryl Hansen

Darryl Hansen

Hansen Racing - QLD

Hansen Racing (Sunshine Coast – QLD)

Services Offered – Training

Websitewww.hansenracing.com.au

Darryl is a revered Sunshine Coast based trainer who struck gold in the 2015 Magic Millions Classic for 2yr olds with his galloper Le Chef. As evidenced by his magnificent 2015 Magic Millions victory, Darryl enjoys getting young horses to the races and winning early but he also enjoys taking other trainers off casts and redeveloping them to come back to the winners stall. Darryl, like every trainer gets a great kick out of training winners anywhere and especially enjoys seeing the excitement and delight on his owners faces when their horses pass the post first.

Kristen Buchanan

Kristen Buchanan

Kritsen Buchanan Racing - NSW

Kristen Buchanan (Wyong- NSW)

Services Offered – Training

Websitewww.buchananracing.com

Kristen Buchanan is passionate about racehorses. Not only is she experienced on the track, she has a Bachelor of Exercise Physiology enabling her to apply a scientific approach to training. This knowledge combined with the Etrakka system ensures the horses reach their full potential. Kristen is passionate and meticulous and leaves no stone unturned in her efforts to have her horses perform at their best.

John Hyam

John Hyam

John Hyam Racing - SA

John Hyam Racing (Morphettville – SA)

Services Offered – Training

Website – www.johnhyamracing.com.au

In a short period of time John Hyam has established himself as one of Australia’s upcoming thoroughbred trainers. With his relaxed style and persistence he combines his knowledge and adaptable training methods to achieve the best out of his horses. John has the ability to train all types of racehorses and place them in the most suitable races. He averages 25 winners a season since taking out his training license in 2008.John is one of South Australia’s leading trainers and when he travels a horse to Victoria you can be sure it will be a winning chance.

Charlotte Littlefield

Hayfields Racing - VIC

Hayfields Racing (Bayles – VIC)

Services Offered – Training, Breaking In, Pre-Training

Website – www.hayfieldsracing.com.au

Charlotte Littlefield is an accomplished horsewoman who has represented her native Great Brittain was a few track rides at Caulfield in 2006 that sparked the interest in flat racing and having watched racing & training from behind the scenes it spurred her to set up a Pre-training business adopting an eventing approach to bring a point of difference to the way Australian horses were trained. Having little flat racing experience, Charlotte went and worked alongside the great Pat Trotter and spent time riding out for Ken Keys including working the talented Rich Enuff. The decision was then made to go out alone and Charlotte plunged into racehorse training in her own name with her first runner, Bergerac Rose finishing 3rd at Kilmore in December 2016.

In her first year of training Charlotte has won 4 races and had numerous placings showing that she can compete in the toughest racing state in Australia. As her team grows, the future looks very bright with bigger and better race wins.

Mick Sell

Mick Sell

Mick Sell Racing - VIC

Mick Sell Racing (Kyneton – Victoria)

Services Offered – Training

Websitewww.micksellracing.com.au

Mick once took 5 horses to the races and had 5 winners. He did this at his home track at Kyneton. If you know racing you will know that this sort of feat is as rare as Black Caviar. Mick is as honest as the day is long. He’s hard working and a horseman through and through.

Bryce Heys

Bryce Heys

Ellerslie Lodge - NSW

Ellerslie Lodge – Bryce Heys (Warwick Farm – Sydney)

Services Offered – Training

Bryce Heys took out his training license in 2014 after a long apprenticeship that included working as foreman for Darley trainer John O’Shea. The winners have come quickly and Bryce is fast establishing himself as a trainer on the rise. With some aggressive yearling purchases at the sale in his first year as a trainer Bryce has given himself the chance to make the racing world sit up and take notice. The enigmatic but talented Spieth is a case in point. Is a multiple Group 1 placed stallion at the time of writing this and if he can win that elusive Group 1 he will become one of the most sought after sire prospects in Australasia.

Mitch Newman 

Mitch Newman 

Super Newman Racing - NSW

Super Newman Racing – Mitch Newman (Hawkesbury – NSW)

Services Offered – Training and pre-training

Websitewww.supernewmanracing.com.au

Mitch is a young trainer on the rise. As a former leading jockey Mitch has the great advantage of being able to ride every horse he trains. There is no better way for a trainer to assess a horse. With a reputation for being a particular, passionate and gifted horseman Mitch has turned these skills into an asset in the horse racing industry. Mitch recognizes that raceday strategy and placement of his horses is just as paramount as their condition. Working on the mission statement ‘the harder you work the luckier you get’ you can be certain that Mitch will be going the extra mile to ensure each that every horse he trains is given the opportunity to succeed on the racetrack.

Louise Bonella

Louise Bonella

Louise Bonella Racing - VIC

Louise Bonella Racing (Cranbourne – Victoria)

Services Offered – Training

Website – n/a

Louise is one of those trainers who always seems to have a city horse. Despite not training a large team, Louise somehow manages to continually train horses that are modestly bred but city class. Trainers can fluke a good horse or two. However when it happens over and over it can only be the result of a trainers abilities.

Anthony Webster

Anthony Webster

Anthony Webster Racing - SA

Anthony Webster Racing (Murray Bridge – SA)

Services Offered – Training

Anthony Webster is a member of one of Australia’s most famous harness racing families but has his sights firmly fixed on a career in the ultra-competitive thoroughbred industry

The 24-year-old has had a solid foundation in the racing industry, learning the ropes with trainers Michael Hickmott, Tony McEvoy and Robbie Laing.

With energy to burn, Anthony is a young trainer who is very much on the rise.

 

Brad Herne

Brad Herne

Herne Racing - QLD

Brad Herne (Eagle Farm – Brisbane)

Services Offered – Training

Websitewww.herneracing.com.au

Herne Racing is a growing Brisbane stable of 15 – 20 horses in work.  Home to proven thoroughbred trainer, Brad Herne. Herne Racing runs on knowledge, experience and passion.  Brad brings to his stable an enthusiastic work ethic with a talent for finding the best in his horses. Brad is one of the rising stars of the QLD metropolitan racing scene.

Calthorpe Racing

Calthorpe Racing

Calthorpe Racing - VIC

Calthorpe Racing (Geelong – Victoria)

Services Offered – Training

Website – n/a

Chris has only recently applied for and been granted his training license. Despite the late start Chris has a wealth of experience with horses. He’s been around them all of his life. It took Chris all of about 5 minutes for him to train his first winner. He has raced many horses over the years as an owner with many trainers and has decided he can do the job himself. Jim Marconi and Jim Houlahan started the same way and they both became training legends.

Peter White 

Peter White 

Peninsula Thoroughbreds - VIC

Peninsula Thoroughbreds – Peter White (Mornington – Victoria)

Services Offered – Training

Website – n/a

Peter wouldn’t mind us saying that is one of our more senior clients. The girls at kniGGhts always look forward to him visiting our office because he keeps them entertained with one liner after one liner. His horses seem to mirror their trainer in the longevity department. Pete regularly has gallopers race longer than what is typical of racehorses. Old Jungle Ruler just kept on winning and winning and winning.

Michael Hickmott

Michael Hickmott

Michael Hickmott Bloodstock - SA

Michael Hickmott Bloodstock (Morphettville – SA)

Services Offered – Training, Bloodstock Trading

Websitewww.mhbloodstock.com.au

What a pedigree – Michael is son to revered SA based trainer John Hickmott and brother to Melbourne Cup winning trainer Rob Hickmott. Michael is a young trainer who has already trained over 100 winners including the Darwin Cup twice! Michael is a specialist with the Asian market and is regularly engaged by owners hoping to have a horse that is good enough to be traded to Asia.

Jared Wehlow

Jared Wehlow

Jared Wehlow Racing - QLD

Jared Wehlow Racing (Rockhampton – Queensland)

Services Offered – Training

A good pedigree helps in racing but it will only take you so far. Jared Wehlow is the son of revered trainer Greg “Greedy” Wehlow and while Jared has his Father to thank for much of his training knowledge, he is quickly forging his own way in the racing game. While Far North Queensland is home to a broad and passionate racing community, most horses that reside there race there. Such are Jared’s abilities as a young trainer that he is needing to make regular trips to Brisbane to race his horses against the best that QLD can offer. Jared’s laid back nature is in contrast to his professional ambitions and there is no doubt that Jared is a young trainer that is very much on the rise.

John Manzelmann

John Manzelmann

John Manzelmann Racing - QLD

John Manzelmann Racing (Mackay – QLD)

Services Offered – Training

Websitewww.johnmanzelmannracing.com.au

John is one of Queensland’s leading trainers. Every season John finishes in the top few positions of the overall winners list for QLD trainers. This is a remarkable achievement given the vast amount of trainers based in QLD. John is a great conditioner of horses and is very accurate when assessing the chances of his horses when they race.

Shane Stockdale

Shane Stockdale

Shane Stockdale Racing - Victoria

Shane Stockdale Racing (Monington – VIC)

Services Offered – Training, Breaking In, Pre-Training

Website – www.shanestockdaleracing.com.au

Shane Stockdale grew up around horses. He left home at 15 to head to South Australia to work as part of the Hayes dynasty at the famous Lindsay Park operation. In his nine years at Lindsay Park, Shane literally did it all.
Shane was involved with all aspects of preparing racehorses – breaking in, pre-training and riding track work – in a period in which he was promoted to foreman, meaning he was lucky enough to work with such Lindsay Park superstars as the great Cox Plate and Japan Cup winner Better Loosen Up and the Melbourne Cup winner Jeune.
Now a trainer in his own right and based on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, Shane utilises all of the knowledge he’s gained from experience as he steers the ship of his multi-faceted business of breaking in, pre-training and training horses to perform at their best.

Neil Dyer

Neil Dyer

Neil Dyer Racing - VIC & NT

Neil Dyer Racing (Kyneton – Victoria)

Services Offered – Training

Websitewww.neildyerracing.com.au

Even though Neil has been a successful trainer for many years he is perhaps best known for his training feats with the warhorse Hawks Bay. This great old horse has won feature races in Darwin for the last 4 seasons and the fat lady still hasn’t sung on Hawky’s racing career. Neil has a brilliant sense of humour. His owners love him. Everybody loves Neil as a matter of fact.

Ashville Lodge

Ashville Lodge

SA

Situated in the picturesque town of Meningie, near Murray Bridge, Ashville Lodge is a spelling farm of equal parts aesthetic beauty and equal part horse heaven. With gently undulating paddocks filled with lush grass, any horse that spells at Ashville Lodge comes back into work refreshed and rejuvenated and ready to be moulded into a winner by their respective trainer.

Michael Bryant

Michael Bryant

VIC & QLD

Michael Bryant (VIC)

Services Offered – Equine Chiropractor

Website – N/A

Michael Bryant’s reputation precedes him. Everybody in racing knows Michael and he is widely regarded as a genius equine chiropractor. On many occasions Peter Moody publicly thanked Michael for the wonderful job he did in caring for and treating the incredible mare Black Caviar. It is not just Peter Moody that uses the skills of Michael. Many trainers jostle to ensure than Michael can make time to visit their stable and run his magic hands over the horses they train.

Air Horse Transport

Air Horse Transport

ALL STATES

Airhorse Transport (Australia wide)

Services Offered – Air transportation of racehorses.

Chris Calthorpe has been flying racehorses and Standardbreds for over 15 years. His business is currently the only Equine Air Freight business that transports horses between states within Australia.

Specialising in Victoria to WA and Victoria to Queensland, Chris can ensure that you horse can arrive at their racing destination refreshed and ready to go and not need that extra day or two to recover from a long and arduous float ride.

Squillani Park

Squillani Park

SA

Squillani Park (Echunga – SA)

Services Offered – Agistment

Websitewww.squillanipark.com.au

Squillani Park is a picturesque agistment property that is just 40 mins from Morphettville. The farm offers multiple agistment formats such as boxed or walker agistment. Horses can go there for a well earned long spell or for a week’s freshen where they can retain fitness by being placed on the walker every day. Squillani Park also offer yearling prep services for horses being sent to commercial sales.

Delbridge Racing

Delbridge Racing

Delbridge Racing - VIC

Delbridge Racing (Melbourne – Victoria)

Services Offered – Racehorse Syndication

Websitewww.delbridgeracing.com.au

Mark Leo has been syndicating horses for his clients for many years. At different times the winning strike rates for Delbridge owned horses has been nothing short of phenomenal. Shamoline Warrior is a Group race winning horse that was Delbridge selected and owned and that horse currently stands at stud in NZ. Mark’s horse selection process is always collaborative. Mark considers it essential that the trainer who will be training his horse plays a role in selecting the yearling at sales time. It’s a strategy that is proving to be a key ingredient in Delbridge’s considerable successes.