Ontrack Thoroughbreds main Gold Coast trainer Toby Edmonds will start the new racing season in a partnership with his son Trent.
As the 2018-19 season winds down, Toby Edmonds share second place on the Queensland metropolitan premiership with 47 winners and today he announced a new partnership with Trent to take effect from August 1.
In announcing the new arrangement, Toby Edmonds said Edmonds Racing has been built on the strong foundations of loyal and supportive owners and loyal, hardworking staff.
“As part of that Edmonds Racing philosophy, I’m thrilled to announce that effective 1 August I will be formally entering into a training partnership with my son Trent.
“Trent has been back with me now full time for 7 years and has had extensive stints learning his craft both overseas and domestically including time at Darley (now Godolphin),” said Toby Edmonds.
Ontrack Thoroughbreds Managing Director Grant Morgan welcomed the news.
“I’m firmly in the camp that believes training partnerships are the future blueprint the industry must follow.
“Racing is a seven day a week business that operates day and night in some states and it’s virtually impossible for one person to keep up with the demands of the industry these days.
“With trainers campaigning more horses across more venues on a regular basis, training partnerships are the only way for trainers to obtain some sort of balance between work and their private lives.
“It’s not coincidence that Ontrack now has horses with a range of training partnerships such as Hawkes Racing, Mick Price and Michael Kent, Meagher Racing and Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott.
“We believe the emergence of more training partnerships is in the best interests of those directly involved and also our horses and of course our clients who race these horses,” said Grant Morgan.