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 and New Zealand, 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.

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An outstanding debut performance by Thunder Mania in winning over 1200m at Doomben today! After having a trial 4th, and a jumpout win, he had been improving at being a racehorse and was ready to commence his career today at a suitable 1200m. With the market "knowing",...

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A wonderful day for the Esprit Racing team yesterday with a winning double at the metropolitan, Mooloolaba Cup meeting on the Sunshine Coast, in front of a large number of friends of Esprit Racing! So Dapper started the day in tremendous fashion, with a ridiculously...

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Another excellent performance by So Dapper, in winning the Meredith Kitchens Class 1 Handicap over 1600m at the Sunshine Coast, on Melbourne Cup Day. Again well supported in the market into odds on, the son of So You Think was very stylish in gliding across from a...

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Upcoming Runners

Horse Date Race Track Fields/Form
Bronzegate Feb 26, 2020 3 Toowoomba Field

Recent Winners

Horse Date Race Margin Jockey
Thunder Mania Dec 18, 2019 1 - Doomben 1.50 Ron Stewart
So Dapper Nov 16, 2019 2 - Sunshine Coast 3.30 L V Cassidy
Mewstone Rock Nov 16, 2019 3 - Sunshine Coast 1.80 Ron Stewart
So Dapper Nov 05, 2019 5 - Sunshine Coast 1.50 L V Cassidy
Checkmate Lad Oct 20, 2019 7 - Sunshine Coast 1.30 Ron Stewart
So Dapper Oct 13, 2019 5 - Sunshine Coast 1.00 Ron Stewart
Sheezinajam Sep 24, 2019 6 - Kilcoy 7.30 Joshua Oliver
Sheezinajam Sep 01, 2019 4 - Toowoomba 1.30 Joshua Oliver
Sheezinajam Aug 22, 2019 6 - Beaudesert 0.10 M Hellyer
Kiriana Aug 04, 2019 3 - Sunshine Coast 0.10 L V Cassidy

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