Gerald Ryan

Trainer Profile - GERALD RYAN

Gerald Ryan was a former top jockey and has vast experience as a trainer, preparing feature race winners throughout the country with horses like VATC Blue Diamond Stakes winners Hurricane Sky, Paint and more recently Oakleigh Plate winner Snitzel, AJC Derby hero Clangalang, dual Group 1 winner Melito and has also won the Group 1 Lightening Stakes with Snitzerland.

Other Group One winners trained by Gerald include Trapeze Artist, Arctic Scent, Racer's Edge, Recurring, Ramyah, Dance The Day Way, Mon Mekki, Lochrae, My Duke, Sober Suit and Mrs Onassis.

Gerald has won the Brisbane Trainers' premiership, South East Queensland Trainers' premiership (twice), finished in the top 5 of the Melbourne trainers' premiership on 3 occasions and has been the top 10 of the Sydney Trainers' premiership 6 out of the past 7 years.


Did You Know as at 26/3/18:
Gerald Ryan’s Stables are on fire !!!

Career Total:
1,749 Wins 14.36% Strike Rate;
2,997 Placed 24.59% Strike Rate;  
12,187 Starters; $69.5m Earnings

In NSW 2015/16:
Position: 7th
98 Wins; 14.65% Win Strike Rate;
270.5 Placings; 42.97% Strike Rate;
669 Starters; $4,164,325 Earnings

In NSW 2016/17:
Position: 7th
88 Wins; 14.40% Strike Rate;
611 Starters; $5.3m Earnings

In NSW 2017/18: as at 26 March 2018
Position: 9th
42 Wins; 14.33% Strike Rate;
293 Starters; $3.8m Earnings


Professional Training

One of the most important aspects of training is placing horses where they can win.  Gerald has long been regarded as one of the best trainers in Australia and has a reputation as a fantastic educator of young horses once having trained 13 individual two year old winners in one season.


Regular (Daily) communication with Team Dynamic about your horse’s well being, progress, training and racing plans are discussed to ensure you have meaningful reports available from Team Dynamic weekly.

Facilities - Operating out of Rosehill

Gerald Ryan has 60 state of the art stables on course at Rosehill Gardens.

Rosehill Gardens has state of the art facilities to train, including two ten horse walkers, 50 metre swimming pool, and 5 training tracks to choose from plus special access to the course proper once a week.

Our philosophy is to ensure that the best possible care and attention is given to each individual horse.  Our horses’ well being is important to us and they are provided with expert care and service when needed from our local vets, farrier, dentist and equine physiotherapists.

Success & Highlights

Gerald Ryan was a former top jockey and has vast experience as a trainer preparing feature race winners throughout the country including 148 Feature Race Wins with Group winners below.

Stakes Winners in the past 2 seasons include:

TRAPEZE ARTIST - Gr1 Winner: Golden Rose

Other Headline Horses trained by Gerald were: 

Melito (G1) 26 Starts. 5-9-4 $1,934,050
Dual Group One winner of the TJ Smith (G1), BTC Winter Stakes (G1), Apollo Stakes (G2), Furious Stakes (G2) and Silver Slipper (G2).

Snitzerland (G1) 17 Starts. 8-4-0 $1,877,000
Winner of the VRC Lightening (G1), Challenge Stakes (G2), Danehill Stakes (G2) and San Domenico Stakes (G3).

Clangalang (G1) 20 Starts. 6-2-2 $2,083,470

Dual Group one winner of the AJC Derby (G1), Epsom Handicap (G1), Packer Plate (G3) and the Newcastle Spring Stakes (G3). Sire

Snitzel (G1) 15 Starts. 7-1-3 $1,026,550

Outstanding winner of the (G1) Oakleigh Plate, (G2) Challenge Stks, (G3) Up and Coming Stks, (G3) Skyline Stks, Listed T.J.Smith Slipper and Listed Breeders Plate. Sire

Hurricane Sky 20 Starts. 6-2-3 $893,170

Dual Group one winner of the (G1) Blue Diamond Stakes, (G1) AJC All Aged Stakes and the (G2)VATC Autumn Classic. Sire of the winners of over $21.2 million in stakes and 31 individual stakes winners.

Arctic Scent 40 Starts. 9-4-6 $1,327,065

Dual Group one winner or the (G1) Caulfield Cup, (G1) Queensland Oaks, (G2) John F.Feehan and (G3) W. H. Stocks Stks.

Racer's Edge 21 Starts. 8-2-4 $938,390
Winner C F Orr Stks(G1), Ascot Vale Stks (G2), Blamey Stks (G2), St George Stks (G2) and the Rupert Steele (G3). Sire of the winners of over 600 individual winners of over $11 million in stakes.

Mon Mekki 25 Starts. 5-4-5 $447,700
Winner of the Queensland Oaks (G1) and the QTC Winter Stakes (G3).

Mrs Onassis 22 Starts. 8-1-2 $516,680
Winner Oakleigh Plate (G1).

Paint 49 Starts. 9-11-5 $1,426,970
Blue Diamond (G1), Black Opal (G2) and the Up And Coming (G3).

Recurring 22 Starts. 5-5-5 $639,432
Winner of the ARC Railway Stks(G1) and the AJC Sapphire Stks (G3)

Ramyah 38 Starts. 6-2-7 $303,200

Winner S.A. Oaks (G1) and the SAJC St Leger (G3).

Sober Suit 40 Starts. 8-3-2 $338,160

Toorak Hcp (G1) and the VATC Easter Cup (G3).

Lochrae 10 Starts. 3-1-2 $334,600

Winner of the VRC Sires Produce (G1) and the Waterford Crystal Mile(G3).

My Duke 20 Starts. 5-4-5 $613,400
Won VRC Sires Produce (G1) and the GCTC Prime Ministers Cup (G2).

Dance The Day Away 19 Starts. 4-1-2 $230,525

Winner of the 1992 WATC BMW Australian Derby (G1).

Dances on Stars  21 Starts. 3-4-3 $386,250
Winner Kindergarten Stakes (G3).

Reclaim 36 Starts. 5-4-0 $310,500
Winner of the (G2) Grand Prix and the (G3) Coongy.

Hot Snitzel 25 Starts. 6-4-2 $764,550
Winner of the (G2) BTC Sires Produce Stakes, (G2) Royal Sovereign Stakes and the (G3) Sebring Stakes.

Shinzig 37 Starts. 4-3-5 $398,338

Winner (G3) Schweppes Cup.

Denmarket 32 Starts. 4-2-5 $282,600
Roman Consul Stakes (G2).

Our Sweet Moss 17 Starts. 6-1-2 $441,750
Winner of the Silver Shadow Stakes (G2).

Saxon 26 Starts. 4-2-3 $290,050
Winner Queensland Guineas (G2) and Doomben Classic (G3).

Rothesay 9 Starts. 4-2-1 $425,150

Queensland Guineas (G2)

Charlie Boy 9 Starts. 2-0-1 $319,625
Danehill Stakes (G2).

Flying Snitzel
19 Starts. 3-0-2 $340,950

Kewney Stakes Stakes (G2) and Schweppervescence Stakes (G3).

Zariz 20 Starts. 7-1-4 $450,720

Won AJC San Domenico Stks (G2) , Up and Coming Stks (G2) ,  B.T.C. Sprint (G3). Sire of SAJC Derby (G1) winner Lazer Sharp.

Dances on Waves 12 Starts. 5-1-0 $233,950
Winner Inglis Villiers Stakes (G2)

Ironstein 58 Starts. 8-4-10 $1,004,200
Won VRC QEII (G3) and BRC Tatts Cup (G3)

Headcutter 22 Starts. 4-1-3 $130,945

Winner VRC St Leger (G3).

Ready To Lift 42 Starts. 10-5-1 $598,480
Winner of the Kingston Town Stakes (G3) and Summer Cup (G3).

Spirit Of Tara 59 Starts. 7-12-5 $805,600
Won Randwick City Stakes (G3).

Gallieni 18 Starts. 8-2-2 $227,200
Winner of the BTC Classic (G3).

Rubick 3 Starts. 2-0-0 $204,500
Winner Blue Diamond Prelude (G3).

Cavalry Rose 10 Starts. 3-1-0 $437,750
Thoroughbred Stakes (G3)

Sam Sung a Song 43 Starts. 7-5-3 $323,250
Won the Liverpool City Cup (G3)

Ahdashim 32 Starts. 7-7-2 $518,125
Winner of the Standish Handicap (G3)

Skyline Stakes (G3).

Winner of the Pago Pago Stakes (G2).

GERALD - A Proud Grand-Dad with his Grandson

Gerald will take care of your
"racehorse" as if its his own !