The performance of trainers is heavily scrutinised, so we thought we’d try to cut through all the noise and look purely at the facts:

Exactly how do trainers perform at each point of their runners’ preparation?  How do the subtle differences in their methods impact their horses’ chances, and more importantly help you to know when to back them?

Firstly, let’s look purely at winning strike-rate.  We’ve separated Victorian and NSW-based trainers to make it a little easier to read.

That’s interesting stuff, but what about what we really care about: the return on our bets?

Below are the same trainers… but this time we’re looking at what’s really important: Betting profit on turnover (PoT)

Data notes:

  • Performance for calendar years 2014, 2015 and 2016
  • Excluding first-starters and runners over $21
  • Dividends are at Best Tote and at Proportionate Stakes
  • HDH = Hayes / Dabernig / Hayes
  • WB = Waterhouse / Bott