A Cairns-raised stockman, Brian Mayfield-Smith trained a huge privately owned team for Millie Fox in Sydney in the 1980s. In the 1985/86 season he beat the previously invincible Tommy Smith to claim the Sydney trainer's title.
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A lifelong horse-racing enthusiast, Sir Edward Williams was an active supporter of the Queensland Turf Club for over 46 years. He served as Chairman of the Committee for 11 years and to honour his long service, the Queensland Turf Club instituted the Sir Edward Williams Handicap which had its inaugural running in 1996.