A big race jockey, Barry Stein was associated with many of the stars of the 1960s and 1970s. His best win was the AJC Doncaster on the great miler Dalrello but he also had great success in features in Queensland and NSW country areas.
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Big race doubles-trebles records.
Graham Cook rode at least 2000 winners during his career including six Queensland Guineas winners.
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.
Peter Moody is another top trainer who came from western Queensland, and cut his teeth as stable foreman for Bill Mitchell in Brisbane.
Tails is probably the greatest horse produced from the famous Canning Downs Stud on the Darling Downs - which is saying something.