Thank you for visiting our website, which has been developed for both existing and potential clients of Esprit Racing. It displays the operations of its thoroughbred racing business in Australia, showcasing the facilities and talents of highly successful trainers: 

John Symons and Sheila Laxon.

John and Sheila made the exciting move to the Sunshine Coast in 2016 after very successful careers, both individually and in partnership, in Victoria and New Zealand. The trainers are loving the Queensland lifestyle, and have built a very exciting team of horses for the coming years. We encourage you to Get On Board!

Whilst both John and Sheila are always keen to give you the most recent update of your horse, or to discuss welcoming you and your horse into the stable, this website also enables you and your family and friends to browse the site at your leisure and keep up to date. Regular posts will ensure you are kept abreast of all topics pertaining to your horse, including photos, videos and audio from your trainers.

Even if you are not an owner, you can become a Friend of Esprit Racing and keep up to date with all that is going on in the stable.

Get on Board!

Horses AVAILABLE

Become a friend of Esprit Racing

In the news

Stay up to date!

OUR LEGEND IRISH RETIRES!

OUR LEGEND IRISH RETIRES!

Just a few facts about the legend that was our Irish Constabulary who retired today: - bred by Gerry Harvey’s Baramul Stud - by Flying Spur out of Irish Truce - born 25/11/2008 - bought by the eagle eyed John Symons for $85k at Magic Millions 2010 - raced first...

read more
IT’S ANOTHER IRISH!

IT’S ANOTHER IRISH!

The niece of stable legend, Irish Constabulary, 4yo mare Irish Ace finally had her time in the sun with an excellent performance winning at only her second race start at Sunshine Coast on June 21st. When we say time in the sun, well not exactly, as she was faced with...

read more
THUNDER ROLLS ON!

THUNDER ROLLS ON!

A very workmanlike but impressive win by Thunder Mania at Sunshine Coast over 1400m last night, one that put him into consideration for a Group 1 start in the JJ Atkins on June 6 at Eagle Farm. Ridden by Larry Cassidy, the colt was having his 4th start and looking to...

read more

Upcoming Runners

HorseDateRaceTrackFields/Form
Acceptances
Simply SoAug 05, 20208Sunshine Coast Field
Irish AceAug 05, 20205Sunshine Coast Field

Recent Winners

HorseDateRaceMarginJockey
Irish AceJun 21, 20203 - Sunshine Coast0.80L V Cassidy
Thunder ManiaMay 15, 20203 - Sunshine Coast0.20L V Cassidy
Thunder ManiaApr 29, 20201 - Sunshine Coast0.50L V Cassidy
Simply SoMar 08, 20205 - Sunshine Coast0.30L V Cassidy
BronzegateFeb 26, 20203 - Toowoomba1.30Baylee Nothdurft
Thunder ManiaDec 18, 20191 - Doomben1.50Ron Stewart
So DapperNov 16, 20192 - Sunshine Coast3.30L V Cassidy
Mewstone RockNov 16, 20193 - Sunshine Coast1.80Ron Stewart
So DapperNov 05, 20195 - Sunshine Coast1.50L V Cassidy
Checkmate LadOct 20, 20197 - Sunshine Coast1.30Ron Stewart

Can’t get enough?

Follow us on social media

Pin It on Pinterest