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Welcome to our
Melbourne Cup, Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate, VRC Oaks, Thousand Guineas, Victoria Racing Club, VRC, Flemington, Racecour
se, Spring Carnival, Melbourne Cup Carnival,
* 2007 INDUCTEE AUSTRALIAN HALL OF FAME,
* AN AUSTRALIAN LIVING TREASURE &
* AUSTRALIA'S FIRST LADY OF RACING :
GROUP 1 WINS
On 1st August 2016, GAI WATERHOUSE restructured her business model and brought in ADRIAN BOTT as her Co-Trainer.
Adrian Bott - Co Trainer with GAI since 1/8/16
This freed up a lot of time for GAI to concentrate more on the stables horses and Adrian progressed from Foreman to Co-Trainer assuming many of the daily roles that soaked up GAI's time.
The stable has thrived off the back of this new workload structure.
By definition -
It’s OFFICIAL !
are the appointed
GAI WATERHOUSE RACING
GAI ~ DEAN ~ FIONA
GIVE YOURSELF THE OPPORTUNITY TO
LIVE THE DREAM ... JOIN OUR TEAM !
21 March 2015
- Gai trained her
Golden Slipper Winner
Golden Slipper quinella !
Here Dean explain what its like to be an Owner with GAI
Enjoy Watching the Video of our recent
Dynamic Open Day - A Gathering with Gai
We proudly offer our
brilliant yearlings to aim
at the Rich Race Series, along with the Major 2yo Races of Australia:
on the Gold Coast
in Melbourne &
Additionally - together we've selected yearlings for
to aim specifically towards middle-distance & staying events:
TOGETHER - WE INVITE YOU TO :
" LIVE THE DREAM & JOIN OUR TEAM "
Dean & Gai at the 2016 INGLIS Yearling Sales
Adam ~ Gai ~ Dean at the 2016 MAGIC MILLIONS
Owners are welcome EVERY SUNDAY MORNING between 11:00am - 12:00pm
to see your horses along with other feature events we host throughout the year.
Here are some
Dynamic & Gai Open Day - March 2015
Dynamic Syndications HORSE'S BIRTHDAY PARTY in 2015
Melbourne Cup ~ Stable Open Day Function at Flemington
Seeing our horses on a typical Sunday morning at Tulloch Lodge
We proudly offer our clients a magnificent collection of yearlings we have secured with
to race from her historic
TULLOCH LODGE Stables
The Dynamic Babies being Broken-in
Inside the Brilliant mind of Gai Waterhouse
Gai Waterhouse at Randwick Trackwork
The Gai Waterhouse stable at Randwick Trackwork
is warmly welcomed as a
New and Vital Member
Sydney’s influential broadcaster, paid Gai the
recently when he said:
"She's it. She's racing, the allure, the glamour, the public face of racing."
To accurately describe the Hall Of Fame - Champion Trainer & Australia’s First Lady of Racing by definition:
“Positive in attitude and full of energy and new ideas.”
“Characterised by energy or effective action"
"Vigorously active; energetic.”
THAT'S DYNAMIC !
THAT'S GAI !
Therefore it’s a natural evolution that
a household name, Champion Trainer and Australian icon)
, would create a
, Managing Director of Dynamic Syndications said:
“For many years I felt Gai had been the
in our crown of Australia’s Leading Trainers”
But now - that’s all changed !
We announced on
30 December 2014
that starting in
we would be working in conjunction with
Australia’s First Lady of Racing
DYNAMIC were appointed as the PRIMARY SYNDICATOR to GAI WATERHOUSE RACING
We have commenced an exciting and mutually rewarding, symbiotic relationship to allow significant expansion of the
business model through the
Gai Waterhouse Racing Stables
, allowing us to deliver a higher number of outstanding racing opportunities to our large and ever growing owners base.
At the Sales,
worked in conjunction with Gai,
selecting only the highest quality yearlings that we now proudly offer to our clients, to be trained exclusively from
It’s a wonderful opportunity for Dynamic Syndications to introduce our clients and friends, to the Stylish,
Effervescent & Highly Successful World of Gai Waterhouse Racing.
cemented her place amongst the nation's all-time leading trainers, combining tradition with innovation to reach the pinnacle of her profession.
nergy and a
Group 1 Wins,
coveted Black Type trophies,
Sydney Trainer's Premierships and
Gai's won a premiership title as Australia’s leading Gr1 Winning Trainer
Gai – Her Stats at a Glance -
Friday 3 JULY 2015
Starts 13,342 - Wins 2,723 (20%) - Placings 3,514 (26%) - Prizemoney $186,750,100
Starts 757 – Wins – 135 (18%) – Placings 177 (23%) – Prizemoney $13,243.070
Starts 1,900 - Wins 442 (23%) - Places 532 (28%) - Prizemoney $44,771,030
Black Type Success
Starts 3,328 - Wins 495 (15%) - Placings 774 (23%)
Classics - Distance Snapshots 1600m – 3200m
1600m – 2000m:
Starts 2,355 – Wins 502 (21.3%) – Places 634 (26.9%)
2000m – 2400m
: Starts 1,394 - Wins 222 (15.9%) Places 373 (26.8%)
: Starts 47 – Wins 6 (13%) - Places 6 (13%)
10 Most Wins by a GAI Trained Runner
5 Highest Stakes Earners Trained by GAI
has established her place among the nation's all-time leading trainers, combining tradition and innovation to reach the pinnacle of her profession.
Focus, vision, energy and determination to succeed has enabled Gai Waterhouse to capture 130 Group 1 Wins, more than 471 coveted black type trophies, 4 NSW Premierships, 7 Sydney Trainer's Premierships and was Australia’s leading G1 Winning Trainer for 08/09 season.
Gai's track record extends beyond the racecourse to the yearling sale ring where she's proven herself an astute yearling judge – Just a handful of her selections include: Dual Group One winner Assertive Lass, Victoria Derby winner Nothin' Leica Dane, 4 times Group 1 winner Juggler, multiple Group winner Excellerator and 2YO champion racehorses of the year and Triple Crown winners Pierro and Dance Hero.
An astute purchaser of tried horses as well, Gai dramatically improved average handicappers to Group 1 success stories as well, including: Electronic, Stony Bay, Hula Flight, Coco Cobanna and In Joyment.
Gai is a phenomenon, an Australian icon
, and her achievements are a testimony to what vision, planning, hard work, energy and dedication can produce.
is the daughter of Valerie and Tommy J. Smith MBE, Australia’s All Time Champion Racehorse Trainer based at
Gai was educated at Kincoppal-Rose Bay, then completed a Bachelor of Arts at the University of New South Wales in 1975. In the early years, Gai made a career for herself as a model and actress, which included appearing in the Australian drama The Young Doctors before moving to England and appearing in the Doctor Who story - The Invasion of Time.
Gai then returned to Australia where her passion for racing took over and served an apprenticeship under her father for fifteen years before getting her own trainer's licence issued by the Australian Jockey Club (AJC) in January 1992.
Her first winner was the horse Gifted Poet in March 1992, and her first Group One winner was Te Akau Nick in the Metropolitan Handicap in October that year. After her father, T. J. Smith became ill, he passed on the
stable to her in the 1994–95 season.
Waterhouse first achieved fame in Australia when Nothin' Leica Dane came into the
Melbourne Cup in 1995
after winning the Victoria Derby three days earlier. The three-year-old colt ran second in the Melbourne Cup, a race which no three-year old had won since Skipton in 1941.
During the 1996–97 season, she had ten Group One wins and won her first Sydney premiership.
In 2001, Waterhouse trained the first, second, and third place-getters in the
and added the first of three successive Sydney training premierships, culminating with 156 wins in 2002/03, equalling her father's Sydney training record.
In the 2004–05 racing season, Waterhouse had eleven Group One wins and added a fifth Sydney training premiership.
As of 2015, the Waterhouse stable at
had won 134 Group One races.
Waterhouse's other successful horses include
winners Dance Hero, Ha Ha and Sebring. Prolific Group One winners Grand Armee, Juggler, and All Our Mob as well as two time Epsom Handicap winner Desert War.
Waterhouse won the
2010 BMW Caulfield Cup
On 5 November 2013, Waterhouse won her first
Gai Waterhouse was inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame on Monday 26th November 2007.
Recorded 11 Group 1 wins in 2004/2005 season setting her all time record
Equalled her all time best record with 11 Group 1 Wins in the 2006/2007 season
Licensed AJC trainer January 3, 1992
Gifted Poet - first winner March 15, 1992 Hawkesbury Superfecta Hcp
First Group winner - Moods (1992 Gosford Cup Group Three)
First Group One winner - Te Akau Nick (October 5, 1992 AJC Metropolitan)
First classic winner - Nothin' Leica Dane (1995 VRC Victoria Derby)
Third trainer in history to prepare 100-plus Sydney winners (season 1996-97 104.5 wins)
100th black type win - May 1998 with Zabeel filly Zacheline
Won Sydney trainer's premiership 1996-97 with 104.5 wins
Recorded 10 Group One wins in 1996-97 - only the sixth trainer to do so in one season.
Winning the Gr 1 AJC Doncaster Handicap in 4 successive years - 6 times in 12 years.
Being the only trainer to quinella the Doncaster and Sydney Cup (both Gr 1) in the same season.
Winner of the 2001 Golden Slipper trifecta with Ha Ha, Excellerator and Red Hannigan - a feat never achieved in this race.
Equalling her father's record of training 156 metropolitan winners in a season, in 2002-03.
Training 2004 Champion 2YO of the Year Dance Hero to become the horse to win the Magic Millions and Golden Slipper, as well as the Sydney 2YO Triple Crown.
Honoured with the VRC and Thoroughbred Racehorse Owners Association Archer *Award for outstanding achievement and contribution to the racing industry
Presented the Sarah Kennedy Award for Contribution to Racing
Winner of the Westpac Business Owner Award and named NSW Top Businesswoman at the Telstra NSW Businesswoman of the Year 2000.
Won her Sixth GOLDEN SLIPPER in 2015 with VANCOUVER - Equalling her Legendary Father T.J Smith
AL MAHER, AMANPOUR, AQUA D'AMORE, ARLINGTON ROAD, ASSERTIVE LAD (3)
BENTLEY BISCUIT (3), BOLLINGER
CARNEGIE EXPRESS (2), CHEEKY CHOICE, COCO COBANNA (2), COSMIC ENDEAVOUR (2)
DANCE HERO (4), DANGLISSA, DESCARADO (2), DESERT WAR (6), DIAMOND DRILLE, DRESS CIRCLE, DRIEFONTEIN
ELECTRONIC (2), EXCELLERATOR
FASHIONS AFIELD (2), FAT AL, FIORENTE (2), FRIENDS OF KA YING
GLENCADAM GOLD, GLOBAL GLAMOUR (2), GRAND ARMEE (7)
HA HA (2), HAMPTON COURT, HASNA (2), HERCULIAN PRINCE, HULA FLIGHT
LASER HAWK, LOTTERIA (2)
MANHATTAN RAIN, MEURICE, MORE JOYOUS (8), MR CELEBRITY
NORTHERN METEOR, NOTHIN’ LEICA DANE (2)
OVERREACH, ONCE WERE WILD
PIERRO (5), PLATINUM SCISSORS, PORNICHET
ROCK KINGDOM, ROMANTIC TOUCH
SEBRING (2), SHAMEKHA (3)
SHOWER OF ROSES, SNOWLAND, SPRINT BY, STONY BAY (2), SUNDAY JOY, SWEET IDEA
TE AKAU NICK, TEMPEST MORN (2), THE OFFER, THESEO (5), TUESDAY JOY (4)
IT'S EAST TO GET INVOLVED
Every year, Gai and her selection team purchase yearlings at the major sales on behalf of existing owners and those clients experiencing ownership for the first time.
Getting involved with Gai is easy.
Through Dynamic Syndications there are various syndicate options.
Racing your own 'Dynamic Champion’ with Gai doesn’t cost a fortune.
"We've had enormous success with reasonably-priced yearlings," Gai declares.
An average price for a 5% Share is around $9,500 and all the ongoing costs average only $8.20 per day.
as an OWNER
will appear in the Racebook and you will receive Full Owners Privileges.
"Syndicates are vital because owners are the foundation of racing."
"The more people we have involved the more vibrant the industry will be," Gai rightly claims.
"Personally, I find training for a syndicate particularly rewarding because all concerned get so much enjoyment from an inherently affordable investment."
Just some of the sale ring bargains trained by Gai include: (prizemoney - cost price)
Bentley Biscuit ($1,446,725 - $120,000)
Aqua A'more ($1,936,850 - $350,000)
Assertive Lad ($3.3 million - $110,000)
Dance Hero ($3,910,440 - $90,000)
Ha Ha ($2.9 million - $300,000)
Juggler ($2.4 million - $38,000)
Excellerator ($2.3 million - $50,000)
Nothin' Leica Dane ($1.7 million)
Shamekha ($1.1 million - $70,000)
Sprint By ($1.1 million - $28,000)
Dress Circle ($939,000 - $100,000)
How Funny ($882,000 - $90,000)
Danglissa ($834,000 - $45,000)
Assertive Lass ($685,000 - $38,000)
Kingsgate ($573,000 - $45,000)
Stoway ($551,000 - $55,000)
Fiery Venture ($540,000 - $110,000)
Secret Land ($501,000 - $50,000)
Despite Gai's position of leadership, her current daily rate for training is well below that recommended by the Australian Trainers' Association and below that of several of her lesser performed peers.
Gai explains: "We are results driven. We receive a percentage of prizemoney, as all trainers do and we're happy to rely on our hard work and results to keep our training fees
Owners are invoiced monthly in accordance with the percentage of the horse each owns. The itemised statement will include all expenses incurred except transportation and veterinary which are billed direct.
As a budgeted figure - Owners with a
share in a horse with Dynamic Syndications trained by GAI should budget an average of
per day (approximately
per month) over 12 months to cover all the ongoing costs.
COME AND SEE YOUR HORSE
Every Sunday, from
11 a.m. until mid-day
, the stables are open for owners to inspect their horse and discuss its progress with Gai and her key staff. Stay behind for refreshments in the beautifully-appointed T J Smith Room, to celebrate victories and to meet fellow owners. Viewing can be arranged outside this time by appointment.
horse, our team works closely in conjunction with Gai. Between us we manages the horses' careers at every stage, from purchase in the sale ring and all the necessary paperwork, spelling and pre-training, right through to on-sale or retirement.
Adam Watt regularly attends trackwork with GAI and her team, to get the latest "hands-on" information flow from GAI for the Owners.
These reports are regularly recorded and forwarded to Owners immediately to give ALL our Owners the closest opportunity to be updated about their horse.
Every Tuesday morning Adam & Gai do a short video show "A DAY WITH GAI" where owners in Gai's stables get the latest update on Dynamic horses in the stable and the other trackwork stars of the morning Gai is heading towards upcoming races.
Owners receive as a minimum a weekly audio report and then as the horse progresses through too racing, these updates increase to several updates a week and Owners also receive telephone contact pre-race. You'll never miss out - It's worry-free ownership.
Adam & Dean Watt with co-trainer -
When your horse races you are entitled to complimentary access to members' and owners' areas and to the mounting yard where you can join Gai and Team Dynamic to meet the jockey and to hear Gai & the Team discuss the race.
On various days at the major tracks Gai extends raceday hospitality to participating owners.
HERE'S YOUR OPPORTUNITY
KNOWS WHAT IT TAKES TO
MAJOR 2YO RACES
BLOODSTOCK AGENT / SYNDICATOR TO HAVE
WON IT !
POLAR SUCCESS - 2003
WON IT !
BRADBURY'S LUCK - 2005
WON IT !
REWARD FOR EFFORT - 2009
& DEAN'S ALSO WON
INGLIS BONUS RACES
Team Dynamic & our Owners collecting a $100,000 Inglis Bonus Cheque
SO WE JOINED FORCES WITH THE GREATEST TRAINER (ESPECIALLY OF 2YO'S) TO ALLOW FOR HISTORY TO REPEAT !
DON'T FORGET !
HALL OF FAME TRAINER -
HAS WON THE GOLDEN SLIPPER
& THE MAGIC MILLIONS
WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU
TO RACE A HIGH QUALITY HORSE WITH US !
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