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BRETT THOMPSON

Jun 20, 2017

Brett Thompson has spent his lifetime working on the land as a shearer and farmer for more than 10 years before making a change in 2006 and purchasing a pub in Mudgee. Thompson worked the pub and combined being a Publican with training horses in 2009.Starting out with four boxes ...

Winter is almost here and the stable is just warming up

May 24, 2017

Heading into the cold months of Winter, Thompson Racing is in full flight having posted 5 winners this month and 10 over the past 8 weeks.  Our most recent winner was Pencita at Parkes on Sunday where she was triumphant in the Class 2 over 1200m.  She was up in grade ...

One Last Poet

One Last Poet

Feb 08, 2017

It was great to see One Last Poet add another win to her resume last Sunday at Mudgee.  She's been a great mare having won 5 races so far and 10 placings from as little as 22 starts.  Hopefully her good run can continue for her connections.Congratulations on your win.

Moree Cup win for Dark Mojo

Moree Cup win for Dark Mojo

Sep 05, 2016

Dark Mojo did the stable and his connections proud yesterday when he landed yet another cup win. The Moree Cup was his 4th Cup win in just over 12 months which is an absolutely great achievement and hopefully Dark Mojo can continue with his passion for winning Cups when he lines ...

SEASON TO REMEMBER

SEASON TO REMEMBER

Aug 02, 2016

SEASON TO REMEMBER: Slate On Edge's win at Flemington may not have counted towards Brett Thompson's NSW premiership but it was still one of the Gulgong trainer's highlights of the 2015/16 season.

Brett Thompson wins fifth straight NSW Central Districts racing premiership

Aug 02, 2016

Five years ago Brett Thompson sold up his businesses and decided to become a full-time professional trainer.That decision has been nothing but a success and on Sunday the Gulgong trainer was celebrating his fifth straight Central Districts premiership with a personal best 56 ...

Cobar Double for Thompson Racing and jockey Ken Dunbar

May 13, 2016

The stable had a good day at Cobar on the 7th of May, coming home with a double.  Eyesaw jumped and took up a nice big lead in the run and never looked like stopping. He went to the line with a margin of 3.5 lengths.  The next winner came from Saturlina by winning the ...

Racing today at Orange

Apr 01, 2016

Today we head off to Orange races and we would just like to wish all of our connections of the horses engaged the best of luck. Hopefully we can come home with a win or two. Good Luck everyone. Regards Brett and the team.

Runkle

Runkle

Mar 23, 2016

Runckle winning at Gunnedah, 7th Jan 2016 C, G & E Maiden 1300m, Jockey: Jake Pracey-Holmes.

Easter is almost upon us.

Easter is almost upon us.

Mar 23, 2016

It seems only like yesterday that we were downing the Christmas decorations for another year but come this weekend the chocolate bunnies will be out in force. Time is flying by so we just wanted to get in early to wish all of our staff, their families and all our ...

The season tally keeps growing.

Mar 23, 2016

Brett Thompson Racing has continued to keep the winners rolling in and so far for this season they have produced 42 winners. The stable has had 313 runners with 42 wins, 33 2nd's and 33 3rd's which equates to a winning percentage of 13.4 and 1 winner for every 7.5 ...

Sales = Opportunity

Feb 02, 2016

After a successful trip to the Magic Millions Sales on the Gold Coast where Brett picked up 2 lovely yearlings he is now turning his attention to the upcoming Sydney Classic Yearling Sales this weekend to try to add to his crop of youngsters and then he will be in ...

Bush horse wins greys race at Flemington

Bush horse wins greys race at Flemington

Nov 06, 2015

There is an adage in racing that punters should back grey horses on wet tracks.  But what happens when the whole field are greys?  Those who supported the highest-rated horse in Thursday's Subzero Challenge at Flemington were rewarded when bush gelding Slate ...

Slate On Edge strikes at headquarters

Slate On Edge strikes at headquarters

Nov 06, 2015

IT'S fair to say today has been a pretty good day for Brett Thompson. The Gulgong trainer may not have been at Flemington to see his gallant grey Slate On Edge win the final heat of the Subzero Greys Challenge but he watched on with pride as his son Jay was interviewed in ...

Cups keep coming for Drak Mojo

Oct 16, 2015

DARK Mojo fought off all challengers to win yesterday’s $40,000 Murrays Floor Coverings Coonamble Cup (1600m) and set the Gulgong gelding up for a possible tilt at the October 26 Coonabarabran Cup. The Brett Thompson-trained six-year-old gelding son of Trotamondo, rated ...

Thompson's Mojo running hot

Thompson's Mojo running hot

Oct 12, 2015

  BRETT Thompson has identified the Coonabarabran Cup as the next target for Dark Mojo after the tough gelding led home a Gulgong quinella in Sunday's $40,000 Coonamble Cup (1600m). The six-year-old provided Thompson with his biggest local win and was expertly ...

DARK MOJO wins the 2015 Louth Cup

Aug 10, 2015

Saturday turned out to be a great day for the Thompson Racing stable having scored a winning double at Louth. Letyahairhanddown took out the Class 1 over 1000m and the main race of the day being the Louth Cup was won by Dark Mojo.  The Louth Cup trophy will look nice ...

Winter has arrived and so have the winners!

Jun 12, 2015

The month of June so far has been quite an exciting time for the Brett Thompson Racing stables. Not only has the stable been churning out plenty of winners but The Gulgong Cup was brought home to Bretts mantle last weekend when Budgee Boy saluted in Bretts home town cup topping ...

BUDGEE BOY TAKES OUT THE 2015 GULGONG CUP

BUDGEE BOY TAKES OUT THE 2015 GULGONG CUP

Jun 12, 2015

BUDGEE Boy gave trainer Brett Thompson one of his biggest thrills in racing when he scored a tough win in the $8500 Gulgong Cup (1200m) on Sunday. Thompson has one of the largest teams of horses in bush racing and trains out of the small town near Mudgee, and while he had ...

Dubbo Double

Dubbo Double

Mar 23, 2015

When heading off to Dubbo on Sunday the stable was confident that all horses would perrorm pretty well and expected at least one winner. Well all the runners did race well and 2 of the team saluted. Apistanna was the first winner for the stable and then Excited Lover lobbed in ...

Winners just keep coming!

Dec 08, 2014

The past few months has seen the stable have a fantastic run with several winners saluting including Slate On Edge who not only provided Brett with his 1st metro winner but he did that in Melbourne at Moonee Valley over the carnival which was very exciting and 2 weeks ...

Slate On Edge gives Brett his city winner

Slate On Edge gives Brett his city winner

Oct 28, 2014

Tired of the drought and intent on trying his hand full-time at the thoroughbred game, Brett Thompson was a happy man even before his "Gulgong Grey" won under the bright lights of Moonee Valley on Friday night. Walking the track with Black Caviar's trainer, Peter ...

Tamworth Today

Sep 02, 2014

Today we are heading to Tamworth and the stable is being represented with 5 runners. With the track now a Good 3 and all the horses being fit and well the stable is expecting to come home with a couple of winners. Good Luck to all of our owners who have horses engaged at ...

What an exciting horse Great Choice is.

Jul 08, 2014

Great Choice went to Muswellbrook yesterday and not only did he win but he broke the class record. Out of his 4 career starts he's won 3 races and each time he's broken the class record which makes him a very exciting racing prospect. In yesterdays race he jumped, led ...