Bernborough won 15 features races in a row and is the only horse to win the Doomben 10,000 and Doomben Cup in the one year (1946).
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J.H.S. Barnes purchased Canning Downs in 1917. Part of the appeal of Canning Downs to J.H.S. Barnes was its long association with thoroughbreds and the reputation of the Darling Downs as top breeding country. From J.H.S's second crop at Canning Downs, he produced Rivoli who won the 1922 AJC Derby.
Now in his early 90s, Jim Atkins is still training in Toowoomba where he has been based since the 1940s.
Michael Nolan burst onto the racing scene with the feats of the 1999 Doomben 10,000 winner Lauries Lottery.
Ron Maund had a great association with owner Kevin O'Brien with their horses Gold Edition and Ice Chariot among the best produced in Queensland.
Photo of Kowhata winning 1954 Toowoomba Weetwood. Thanks to Greg Rodgers.
Walter Neale was regarded as one of the best trainers to base himself in Toowoomba.
Weetwood Handicap results. From 2009 run on the Cushion Track