Welcome to Robbie Laing Racing

Robbie Laing is a licensed thoroughbred trainer based at Cranbourne, on the eastern outskirts of Melbourne

Robbie obtained his trainer's license in 1980 and is known for his exceptional horsemanship and ability to train both sprinters and stayers. Often regarded as "unconventional", Robbie is known to perform masterstrokes, such as his feat with Sir Pentire who he conditioned to win first up over 5500m in the 2009 Grand Annual.

His eye for a horse is second to none, harnessed from a young age, by his father and mentor, Eddie Laing who was also a successful trainer. His knowledge and passion for pedigrees, breeding and conformation is what has enabled him to achieve success at the highest levels, including Group 1 wins with Polanski (AAMI Victoria Derby), Roman Arch (Darley Australian Cup), Pantani (Adelaide Cup and SA Derby) and Perfect Bliss (Thousand Guineas).

Robbie has won successive Group 3 Maribyrnong Plates (2013 with Boomwaa and 2012 with Direct Charge), as well as successive 2YO Fillies races on Melbourne Cup Day (2009 with She's Got Gears and 2010 with Spectrolite). Each one of these horses were personally selected by Robbie.

In recent years Robbie Laing Racing has enjoyed success amongst the sprinting ranks with the flying Fastnet Rock mare Missrock racing at the highest level. She has won at Group level and is set for a big 2018-19 season.

Look out for the next generation as the likes of Thorondor, Master Rock, Zoumanor, Trufino and Tatiara stakes their claim as 3YO’s and feature in the upcoming carnivals.

Robbie's key ingredients for success include, patience, correct feeding, access to the outdoors (lush paddocks), water aquaciser, beach work and most importantly being hands on with every one of his horses on a daily basis. He breaks-in and educates his horses himself, teaching them the correct basic foundations in a calm and gentle manner.

"I believe in pushing as much into the horses as possible, whilst at the same time identifying the balance and knowing when the level is right".

Thank you for taking the time to explore our site. We invite you to come racing with us and look forward to sharing our journey with you.

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Horses Currently Available

Brazen Beau X Diamond Cove

Brazen Beau X Diamond Cove

1 year old Bay Colt

Sire: Brazen Beau Dam: Diamond Cove

Inglis 2019 Classic Sale - Lot 257 Brazen Beau x Diamond Cove

The Brazen Beau progeny have produced some outstanding results in the sales ring so far this year, with the average lot price in Melbourne being over $300k, and the top price being $800k...

Fiorente X Little Darring

Fiorente X Little Darring

1 year old Bay Colt

Sire: Fiorente Dam: Little Darring

2019 Adelaide Magic Millions - Lot 45 Fiorente x Little Darring

A combination of the best two staying lines in the world.  A beautiful big rangy colt out of Fiorente.  Fiorente is by Monsun who is the best staying stallion just outside of the UK.  ...

Upcoming Runners

Horse Date Race Track Fields/Form
Weights
Evil Cry Jun 19 5 Sandown-Hillside Field
Ritorno Jun 20 5 Warrnambool Field
Boulevardier Jun 20 6 Warrnambool Field
Evil Cry Jun 20 7 Warrnambool Field
Fabulanski Jun 22 1 Flemington Field
Explicitly Jun 22 4 Flemington Field
Ritorno Jun 22 4 Flemington Field
Jamieson Jun 22 7 Morphettville Field
Evil Cry Jun 22 7 Flemington Field
Fabulanski Jun 23 1 Bendigo Field
Prince Polanski Jun 23 2 Bendigo Field
Acceptances
Trunfio Jun 19 6 Sandown-Hillside Field/Form
Boulevardier Jun 20 10 Warrnambool Field/Form
Penthouse Poet Jun 20 10 Warrnambool Field/Form
Darabad Jun 20 3 Warrnambool Field/Form
Jamieson Jun 20 3 Warrnambool Field/Form
Penthouse Poet Jun 21 8 Racing.Com Park Syn Field/Form
Gennady Jun 22 8 Flemington Field/Form
Evil Cry Jun 22 6 Flemington Field/Form
Darabad Jun 22 2 Morphettville Field/Form

Recent Winners

Horse Date Race Margin Jockey
Jamieson Jun 04, 2019 1 - Casterton 1.00 S Jackson
Gennady May 26, 2019 5 - Sandown-Lakeside 0.20 Harry Grace
Evil Cry May 24, 2019 6 - Geelong 0.30 J Mott
Explicitly May 17, 2019 5 - Cranbourne 1.00 D Dunn
Bemboka Queen May 15, 2019 3 - Sandown-Hillside 0.20 Craig Williams
Gennady May 07, 2019 6 - Mornington 0.20 Harry Grace
Darabad Apr 30, 2019 1 - Warrnambool 8.00 J Lynch
Tatiara Apr 21, 2019 4 - Mornington 0.20 J Mott
Boulevardier Apr 05, 2019 5 - Cranbourne 0.00 J Mott
Ritorno Mar 15, 2019 8 - Sale 0.40 Harry Grace
Here's Alwyn Feb 21, 2019 1 - Racing.Com Park 2.50 D Dunn
Midoriyama Feb 08, 2019 7 - Moonee Valley 5.00 Ms L J Meech
Stornaway Feb 02, 2019 7 - Kyneton 0.10 Beau Mertens
Basanite Jan 18, 2019 7 - Cranbourne 0.20 K Forrester
Stornaway Jan 18, 2019 5 - Cranbourne 0.50 M J Walker

Latest Results

Horse Finished Date Race Margin Jockey
Evil Cry 8 Jun 19, 2019 8 - Sandown-Hillside 7.90 Craig Williams
Darabad 7 Jun 15, 2019 5 - Sandown-Lakeside 5.80 Harry Grace
Gennady 4 Jun 15, 2019 9 - Sandown-Lakeside 8.00 Harry Grace
Miss Verne 8 Jun 14, 2019 4 - Geelong 10.30 N Callow
Midoriyama 7 Jun 12, 2019 4 - Sale 6.80 N Callow
Tatiara 7 Jun 12, 2019 3 - Sale 8.00 Harry Grace
Zimowy 5 Jun 12, 2019 5 - Sale 1.80 Beau Mertens
Evil Cry 2 Jun 12, 2019 7 - Sale 0.10 J Mott
Penthouse Poet 12 Jun 12, 2019 7 - Sale 15.70 Harry Grace
Ritorno 8 Jun 11, 2019 9 - Racing.Com Park Syn 6.40 J Maskiell
Boulevardier 9 Jun 11, 2019 7 - Racing.Com Park Syn 7.40 N Callow
Explicitly 9 Jun 10, 2019 7 - Mornington 4.40 Harry Grace
Miss Verne 11 Jun 10, 2019 3 - Mornington 10.30 L Currie
Stars Of Carrum 12 Jun 08, 2019 7 - Eagle Farm 8.90 Tim Clark
Tatiara 3 Jun 05, 2019 6 - Sandown-Lakeside 1.80 Harry Grace

News

Missrock goes from the nearly mare to multimillionaire

Missrock goes from the nearly mare to multimillionaire

May 29, 2019 Sometimes blind luck falls your way. Trainer Robbie Laing knows that more than most after Missrock topped the first day of the Magic Millions broodmare sale at $2.3 million.Laing
Missrock sells for $2.3m

Missrock sells for $2.3m

May 28, 2019 Missrock did not achieve Group 1 success on the racetrack, but she generated a payday reserved for the winners of only the biggest races on the Australian calendar at the Gold
Gennady gets the job done at Sandown

Gennady gets the job done at Sandown

May 28, 2019 Gennady is lucky to be alive let alone a two-time winner, leading all the way at Sandown to claim his second victory.After a maiden win at Mornington in early May, Gennady proved
Bemboka Queen breaks through in town

Bemboka Queen breaks through in town

May 16, 2019 Bemboka Queen has broken through for her first city win yesterday at Sandown over 2400m.  The daughter of Foxwedge was ridden to perfection by Craig Williams where he let her
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