A loyal Queenslander, Mike Pelling, a devoted family man who wanted to bring up his family in Brisbane, rarely rode outside the state. But he built a record which saw him considered among the elite jockeys to be produced here.Read more
There have been some great achievements from the many people involved in racing be they trainers, jockeys, owners or anyone associated with racing.
Here you can explore their stories and records and browse through to the others who were involved with them or the horses that they were associated with and contribute your own content on yourself or your friends and family, or your horse.
In a golden period in the early 2000s Scott Seamer became Australia's form Group 1 jockey winning the Melbourne Cup, Caulfield Cup, Golden Slipper and AJC Derby.Read more
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Tony Erhart is regarded as a great rider of two-year-olds and is still in the saddle after a career spanning 40 years.
George Moore is not only rated as the greatest jockey to be produced in Queensland but also Australia. Moore also ranks with the world's greatest riders.
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Brisbane trainer Mal Barnes was master to legendary jockeys Darby McCarthy and Larry Olsen and raced Dream King to win the Australia Cup in the fifties.
Sir Albert Sakzewski was the founding chairman and government nominee of the Totalisator Administration Board of Queensland and bred and raced many successful horses over a fifty year period.