Alfred Grant was a man with vision with dreams of building a racing empire during the late 1960s and early 70s.
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Bill Stanley, a Brisbane businessman and his wife Ev had top class horses for more than 40 years.
Bob Chaplain's biggest win as an owner was the 1965 Caulfield Cup with Bore Head.
George Lambert had an amazing number of wins during the late 60s.
Gold Coast owner Hoss Heinrich has had many smart horses including Magic Millions winner Military Rose.
Jack Parr was a successful businessman and turned his hand to owning and breeding in the 1960s and had a lot of success.
There is no doubt that Jim McGill stands as the greatest owner-trainer seen in Queensland.
The McDougall brothers were the owners of the famous Lyndhurst Stud in the 1920s they were the instigators of a feature race for two-year-old fillies.
John Finnie's name appears in the feature winners lists from the 1870s to 1920s.
John Needham hit the spotlight with smart filly Scomeld.
John Presnell was one of the dominant owners of the mid to late 1960s and into the 1970s.
Mick Ryan was the first owner to appoint a stable rider, Billy Hill.
Mim and Ian Hedley's best horse was Cachondeo who won a Brisbane Cup.
Patrick "P.J." O'Shea raced horses in Brisbane for 35 years.
The Kruger brothers ran the famous Lyndhurst Stud which they saved from the brink in the late 1950s.
As Queensland's Racing Minister Russ Hinze was responsible for upgrading many tracks around the state but he also left his mark as an owner.
Sir Joshua Peter Bell is considered the pioneer of racing in Queensland.
Terry Ahern owned many good horses from the late 1920s to early 40s.
Walter Schaffer had a string of top class horses which raced in Brisbane in the 1960-70s.
Achievements by women trainers, jockeys and owners.