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Gai Waterhouse

Welcome to our Dynamic Syndications webpage for


Melbourne Cup, Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate, VRC Oaks, Thousand Guineas, Victoria Racing Club, VRC, Flemington, Racecourse, Spring Carnival, Melbourne Cup Carnival,
GAI WATERHOUSE



CHAMPION TRAINER,

* 2007 INDUCTEE AUSTRALIAN HALL OF FAME,

* AN AUSTRALIAN LIVING TREASURE &

* AUSTRALIA'S FIRST LADY OF RACING :


 
" GAI "    

TRAINER OF 136 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 !
GAI is DYNAMIC


AND ........



DYNAMIC are the appointed
PRIMARY SYNDICATOR for
GAI WATERHOUSE RACING



GAI ~ DEAN ~ FIONA

GIVE YOURSELF THE OPPORTUNITY TO
LIVE THE DREAM ... JOIN OUR TEAM !

 
21 March 2015 - Gai trained her Sixth Golden Slipper Winner & Her Second Golden Slipper quinella !

  

VANCOUVER & ENGLISH
 

We're PROUD GAI
WATERHOUSE

is now DYNAMIC !


Here Dean explain what its like to be an Owner with GAI




Below: Enjoy Watching the Video of a Dynamic event with Gai


Dynamic Open Day - A Gathering with Gai

      

We proudly offer our OWNERS brilliant yearlings to aim at the Rich Race Series, along with the Major 2yo Races of Australia:

Magic Millions on the Gold Coast

Blue Diamond in Melbourne &

Golden Slipper in Sydney.


Additionally and together ~ we've selected yearlings for OWNERS to aim specifically towards middle-distance & staying events:

CLASSICS, CUPS & PLATE Racing
 



TOGETHER - WE INVITE YOU TO :

" LIVE THE DREAM & JOIN OUR TEAM "


Dean & Gai at the INGLIS Yearling Sales


Adam ~ Gai ~ Dean

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 captured moments :




 
Dynamic & Gai Open Day

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Dynamic Syndications HORSE'S BIRTHDAY PARTY

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Melbourne Cup ~ Stable Open Day Function at Flemington

NEXT.....


Seeing our horses on a typical Sunday morning at Tulloch Lodge


Coolmore Stud Trip


Open Day 2016


We proudly offer our clients a magnificent collection of yearlings we have secured with GAI, to race from her historic TULLOCH LODGE Stables at Randwick.


The Dynamic Babies being Broken-in

BELOW - WATCH "GAI TV"


Inside the Brilliant mind of Gai Waterhouse


Gai Waterhouse at Randwick Trackwork


The Gai Waterhouse stable at Randwick Trackwork


GAI is warmly welcomed as aVital Member
of the
DYNAMIC SYNDICATIONS Racing Team.




Alan Jones, Sydney’s influential broadcaster, paid Gai the ultimate accolade 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 Gai Waterhouse (a household name, Champion Trainer and Australian icon), would create a "strategic alliance" with Dynamic Syndications, Australia’s highest profile and most successful syndication company.




Dean Watt, Managing Director of Dynamic Syndications said:



“For many years I felt Gai had been the missing jewel in our crown of Australia’s Leading Trainers”

But now - that’s all changed !

We announced on 30 December 2014 that starting in January 2015, 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 Dynamic Syndications 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, Team Dynamic worked in conjunction with Gai, selecting only the highest quality yearlings that we now proudly offer to our clients, to be trained exclusively from Gai's historic Tulloch Lodge.


It’s a wonderful opportunity for Dynamic Syndications to introduce our clients and friends, to the Stylish, Glamorous, Effervescent & Highly Successful World of Gai Waterhouse Racing.



Gai
cemented her place amongst the nation's all-time leading trainers, combining tradition with innovation to reach the pinnacle of her profession.

 

Focus, Vision, Energy and a Determination to Succeed, has enabled GAI to capture:


136 Group 1 Wins,
Rapidly approaching 500 coveted Black Type trophies,
4 NSW Premierships,
7 Sydney Trainer's Premierships and
Gai's won a premiership title as Australia’s leading Gr1 Winning Trainer




Gai – Her Stats at a Glance

Career Total: Starts 13,342 - Wins 2,723 (20%) - Placings 3,514 (26%) - Prizemoney $186,750,100

Current Season: Starts 757 – Wins – 135 (18%) – Placings 177 (23%) – Prizemoney $13,243.070

2yo Success

Career Total:    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

Between 1600m – 2000m: Starts 2,355 – Wins 502 (21.3%) – Places 634 (26.9%)

Between 2000m – 2400m: Starts 1,394 - Wins 222 (15.9%) Places 373 (26.8%)

At 3200m: Starts 47 – Wins 6 (13%) - Places 6 (13%)


10 Most Wins by a GAI Trained Runner

MORE JOYOUS  21  $4,572,450
GRAND ARMEE  13  $5,304,350
DESERT WAR  12  $3,017,750
BENTLEY BISCUIT  12  $1,439,225
PIERRO  11  $4,536,650
THESEO  11  $3,202,780
DANCE HERO  10  $3,892,350
RESTLESS  10  $574,705
WILD QUEEN  10  $551,200
JOKU  10  $481,675



5 Highest Stakes Earners Trained by GAI

FIORENTE  4  $6,068,500
GRAND ARMEE  13  $5,304,350
MORE JOYOUS  21  $4,572,450
PIERRO  11  $4,536,650
DANCE HERO  10  $3,892,350

ASSERTIVE LAD  6  $3,305,030


GAI



Gai Waterhouse 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.


About GAI
Australia’s First Lady of Racing




Gai is a phenomenon, an Australian icon, and her achievements are a testimony to what vision, planning, hard work, energy and dedication can produce.

Gai Waterhouse is the daughter of Valerie and Tommy J. Smith MBE, Australia’s All Time Champion Racehorse Trainer based at Randwick.

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 Tulloch Lodge 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 Golden Slipper 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 Tulloch Lodge had won 134 Group One races.

Waterhouse's other successful horses include Golden Slipper 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 with Descarado.

On 5 November 2013, Waterhouse won her first Melbourne Cup with Fiorente



GAI'S MILESTONES

    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


GAI'S GROUP 1 HONOUR ROLL
(Alphabetical Order)

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
IN JOYMENT
JUGGLER (4)
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)
VANCOUVER
WANDJINA


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.

Your Name
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)


AFFORDABLE RACING

   

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 affordable reasonable".

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 5% share in a horse with Dynamic Syndications trained by GAI should budget an average of $8.20 per day (approximately $250 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.

WORRY-FREE OWNERSHIP

For all Dynamic Syndications 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 - ADRIAN BOTT

RACEDAY PRIVILEGES

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  
TO RACE HIGH QUALITY HORSES
WITH
GAI


DYNAMIC SYNDICATIONS

MANAGING
DIRECTOR DEAN WATT
KNOWS WHAT IT TAKES TO
WIN THE
MAJOR 2YO RACES

DEAN IS THE
"ONLY"
BLOODSTOCK AGENT / SYNDICATOR TO HAVE
WON THE BIG 3

GOLDEN SLIPPER - WON IT !



POLAR SUCCESS - 2003

MAGIC MILLIONS - WON IT !



BRADBURY'S LUCK - 2005

BLUE DIAMOND - WON IT !


REWARD FOR EFFORT - 2009

& DEAN'S ALSO WON
INGLIS BONUS RACES TOO !


 
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 - GAI
HAS WON THE GOLDEN SLIPPER 6 TIMES
& THE MAGIC MILLIONS 4 TIMES TOO !


      

WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU
TO THE DYNAMIC GAI WATERHOUSE TEAM
TO RACE A HIGH QUALITY HORSE WITH US !

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