While every horse’s target varies, the objective remains the same. With a current strike rate that exceeds industry standard, AGR Racing continues to statistically prove that it can compete and succeed against the top trainers in Victoria. By carefully sourcing the right races and ensuring our horses are in optimum condition, we are able to deliver our connections impressive and consistent results.
MEET ALEX RAE
Alex Rae was driven to become a racehorse trainer from a young age. Born into a thoroughbred racing and breeding family, it did not take long for him to catch the bug and ignite the beginning of what he hopes will become, a successful training career.
He began working for Robert Smerdon at Caulfield Racecourse whilst he completed his studies at St Kevin’s College, Toorak. In his time at Caulfield, he was the beneficiary of acquiring firsthand experience with the likes of G1 winners Mosheen, Shamal Wind and Politeness, to name a few. It did not take long for him to progress through the ranks before heading to John Moloney’s to further hone his craft.
With maturity beyond his years, Alex took out his licence at the youthful age of 20 years old. It did not take long for Alex to find his feet on the big stage where he saddled up Cochada to win the VRC Country Cup Series Final at Flemington over 1600m.
Alex prides himself on attention to detail and endeavouring to extract the absolute maximum ability out of each individual horse in order to achieve maximum return on investment for his clients. The stable continues to grow exponentially in accordance with the stables’ results. Alex believes he has built a strong business framework and surrounded the stable with a top support network which will continue to see AGR Racing be competitive and successful long into the future.
The horses health and mindset is always the number 1 priority of the AGR Team. We promise to treat our horses with the upmost care and work tirelessly to deliver on this promise.
At AGR Racing we focus our attention on the immense prizemoney available to our owners in Victoria and across Australia. Alex’s ability to train his stock to target the most suitable races for each individual horse provides a consistent recipe to afford connections the most profitable outcome. Providing owners with the thrill of a journey gives Alex great joy whilst also endeavouring to provide a return on investment.