Tony Pattillo rides throughout the state and is one of Queensland's most active jockeys. He has ridden feature race winners from the north to the south.
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Big race doubles-trebles records.
One of the greatest horsemen seen in Queensland, Bill Tucker also has one of the most confusing family trees for latter day historians to unravel.
A member of one of Brisbane's most famous racing families, Bronco Conquest won most of the big races in Brisbane and rode into the 1950s.
Chris Munce served his apprenticeship with Eric Kirwan and has gone on to win 40 Group 1 winners.
Dick Roden began as ab anateur jockey before turning to training and eventually winning a Melbourne Cup with Macdougal.
Edward "Georgie" Tucker competed in a golden period of Brisbane jockeys in the 20 years before WWII but he still is estimated to have ridden close to 1000 winners. He was noted for his gentle hands which made him a top distance rider.
Trained by James McGill, Fitz Grafton was the superstar in the early 1900s with 14 of his wins being features.
Fred Marsland was a lightweight jockey who rarely reached the headlines but did win two of Brisbane's big four the Brisbane Cup and Stradbroke Handicap.
Shean rode with great success in Brisbane in the 1930s but is best remembered for his efforts in the south in the 1938/39 season. In that period he won the Melbourne and Caulfield Cups and some other of Australia's best races.
Graham Cook rode at least 2000 winners during his career including six Queensland Guineas winners.
Jack Kahl was a leading central Queensland trainer and moved to Brisbane during WWI where he top trainer four times. His first really good horse, Lord Vindex, put him on the map when he won several feature races in 1916.
James McGill was one of the great owner-trainers of the Australian turf, he was a regular at top meetings throughout the nation for 50 years.
Jason Taylor is a popular lightweight jockey who is noted for his easy going manner. Has ridden more than 1000 winners and rode with success in Singapore and Sydney.
An outstanding trainer of the early 1900s, John Stone had a great combination with his son John, who was a great jockey.
Lough Neagh is the only horse to win a Doomben 10,000 (then the Newmarket) and the Brisbane Cup.
Neville Sellwood rode with great success in Australia, England, France and the USA riding 84 Group 1 races in his career which was cut short when he was killed in a race fall in France.
Noel "Digger" McGrowdie is something of the forgotten jockey of Queensland racing because he lived in the shadow of two of the immortals in George Moore and Neville Sellwood. However, he was an outstanding jockey who rode about 700 winners in a relatively short career.
Shane Scriven has been a dominant jockey for 30 years in Brisbane racing who had to battle weight for most of the that time. He rode with distinction in overseas stints and interstate.
Sicarda didn’t race until she was four and didn’t reach her best until six years when she won the Carnival Handicap, Exhibition Handicap and the 1948 Brisbane Cup.
Spear Chief's major wins were two Brisbane Cups, the QTC Derby, QTC St Leger, QTC Guineas, QTC Sires, QTC Champagne Stakes, VRC Hotham Handicap, QTC King's Plate, Cumberland Plate and Caulfield Stakes.
A doyen of one of Queensland's most famous racing families, William Noud was a top professional runner before deciding to turn his hand to racehorse training in the late 1800s.