Trainer Lady Herries Dies Aged 76

Taufan's Melody.
Lady Herries, the trainer of the first international Caulfield Cup winner Taufan's Melody, has died aged 76. Lady Herries, renowned as a fine judge of equine talent, was married to the late England cricket star Colin Cowdrey, who died in 2000. Her success with outsider Taufan's Melody in the 1998 Caulfield Cup came a year after she prepared Harbour Dues to run a close fourth in the Melbourne Cup won by Might And Power. Taufan's Melody. Taufan's Melody's win was surrounded by controversy after… read more
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Leading Trainers


Rank Trainer Wins Runs Win%
1 Darren Weir 275 1585 17.35
2 Peter Snowden 213 1355 15.72
3 Chris Waller 211 1588 13.29
4 Peter G Moody 205 1212 16.91
5 Gai Waterhouse 157 851 18.45
6 Lee Freedman 149 929 0.00
7 Mick Price 115 709 16.22
8 John O'Shea 110 655 16.79
9 Adam Durrant 109 503 21.67
10 Kris Lees 109 690 15.80


Rank Trainer Wins % Runs 1st
1 Jamie McConachy 48.98 49 24
2 Simon Bates 41.67 12 5
3 Colin Smith 41.18 17 7
4 Ken Moore 37.50 16 6
5 Andreas Wohler 37.50 16 6
6 Daniel O'Leary 36.84 19 7
7 Kath Kennedy 36.36 11 4
8 Matthew Wood 36.36 11 4
9 Edward Jonson 36.00 25 9
10 John Erichsen 35.71 14 5


Rank Trainer Runs 1st Wins %
1 Chris Waller 1588 211 13.29
2 Darren Weir 1585 275 17.35
3 Peter Snowden 1355 213 15.72
4 Peter G Moody 1212 205 16.91
5 David Hayes 1144 100 8.74
6 Lisa Latta 990 85 8.59
7 Lee Freedman 929 149 0.00
8 Neville Parnham 886 67 7.56
9 Gai Waterhouse 851 157 18.45
10 Paul Perry 850 97 11.41

Leading Jockeys


Rank Jockey Wins Rides Win%
1 William Pike 173 880 19.66
2 James Mc Donald 161 762 21.13
3 Blake Shinn 157 824 19.05
4 Greg Ryan 154 742 20.75
5 Dean Yendall 152 958 15.87
6 Brad Rawiller 152 987 15.40
7 Matthew Cameron 138 856 16.12
8 L J Allpress 126 965 13.06
9 Damian Lane 124 826 15.01
10 Timothy Bell 123 995 12.36


Rank Jockey Wins % Runs 1st
1 P J Smullen 50.00 12 6
2 Roy Mc Cabe 45.45 11 5
3 Amber Comb 44.44 18 8
4 W M Lordan 36.36 11 4
5 Ms D Waymouth 34.78 23 8
6 M Nunes 33.33 21 7
7 Frankie Dettori 32.81 64 21
8 M Scorse 32.14 28 9
9 Dan Ballard 31.62 117 37
10 Steven Pateman 31.33 83 26


Rank Jockey Rides 1st Wins %
1 Rory Hutchings 1059 121 11.43
2 Craig Newitt 1008 105 10.42
3 Timothy Bell 995 123 12.36
4 Grant Buckley 989 81 8.19
5 Brad Rawiller 987 152 15.40
6 L J Allpress 965 126 13.06
7 Dean Yendall 958 152 15.87
8 Tegan Harrison 939 86 9.16
9 Danielle Johnson 928 118 12.72
10 Jimmy Byrne 904 109 12.06

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