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Trainer Pitch: Lauren Abbott

Big name trainers have flooded The Racing League with video pitches wanting to train for YOU. But there’s nothing stopping a smaller operator making an impression and winning VOTES like Lauren Abbott from her Eagle Farm stable. Lauren, accidently stumbled into racing doing work experience at Flemington, deferred University, became an apprentice in Melbourne, moved…

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Trainer Pitch: John Symons & Sheila Laxon

Esprit Racing Sheila Laxon made headlines around the world as the first female to win the Caulfield and Melbourne Cup double with Ethereal in 2001. But Sheila was no overnight sensation, an accomplished rider, she began riding work before school at 12, represented Great Britain in the equestrian arena before taking up training full time….

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Trainer Pitch: Kelly Schweida

Kelly Schweida has been training for some of his owners for more than forty years! That takes honesty, consistent results and commitment to excellence and Kelly has that in spades. Although Kelly only has a small stable he is constantly in the top ten trainers in QLD and respected by all in the racing industry,…

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Trainer Pitch: Chris Anderson

Chris Anderson wasn’t born into the racing game, he’s what we call a late starter, but wow has he made up for the lost time. A one time successful publican & executive in the liquor game, he cast that career aside to follow his passion. His late start means there’s no preconceived or outdated ideas….

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Trainer Pitch: Chris Munce

Competition to be a trainer for the Queensland Rogues is as fierce as the battle for a Queensland Origin jumper. Heathcote, Gollan and Edmonds flew the barriers and now Chris Munce is storming down the centre of the track. There was hardly a major race Munce didn’t win as a jockey, including the big four…

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Trainer Pitch: Michael Costa

  Many of the countries leading trainers have already pitched to win YOUR vote to be part of The Racing League. Michael Costa now joins the ranks of those trainers and is proudly “new age”. Costa certainly has a few bases covered. He’s been a trackwork rider, a stable foreman, a steward (that’s right a…

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Trainer Pitch: Tony & Maddy Sears

The country town of Toowoomba is known for two things…it’s annual Carnival of Flowers and the thoroughbred. In fact, the Clifford Park track was one of the pioneers of night racing. Great horseman are also part of the fabric of Toowoomba and Tony Sears fits the bill. A former jockey, who’s been training successfully for…

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This Weekend in Racing: Winterbottom Stakes

Just For Laughs The trainer pitches for the TRL are creating great debate on social media and now plenty of laughs. Don’t forget as an Owner in TRL, you get to VOTE for WHO trains YOUR horses. Tony Gollan and Rob Heathcote were first to pitch for the Queensland Rogues and now Toby and Trent…

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Trainer Pitch: Toby & Trent Edmonds

Edmonds To Bleed Maroon for Queensland Rouges Toby Edmonds wants to train for YOU and the Queensland Rogues. Toby relocated from Warwick Farm to the Gold Coast not for the sun or the surf, but for an opportunity, setting up his own stable in 2011 and has never looked back. There’s been Magic Millions success…

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This Weekend in Racing: Vote for your Trainer & The Railway Stakes

VOTE FOR YOUR TRAINER There was some panic among a few TRL owners this week that VOTING for your trainers was to be done on social media and social media only. Well, let me pour cold water on that grass fire very quickly. All owners will get to VOTE (if they choose) and it won’t…

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