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Winning treble for Darren Weir at Moonee Valley on Saturday

Darren Weir, the state’s leading trainer prepared a winning treble at Moonee Valley on Saturday, included in which were victories with a filly has already proven herself at the top-level, Thousand Guineas runner-up May’s Dream, and another with one who appears destined to get there

Shares in Yearlings Now Available

John Foote has been busy at the NZB South Island Sale recently, with the first of his purchases on our behalf now available.

Kansha Breaks Maiden in Impressive Style

The team at Darren Weir Racing celebrated a thrilling performance at Sandown on Wednesday when the promising galloper, Kansha, produced an explosive turn of foot to win the MRC Perri Cutten Blue Diamond Fashion Stakes Maiden over 1800m.

Winning treble for Darren Weir at Moonee Valley on Saturday
Shares in Yearlings Now Available
Kansha Breaks Maiden in Impressive Style

Welcome to Darren Weir Racing

Darren Weir Racing Stables, also known as Forest Lodge, is located 15 km north-west of the Ballarat Town Centre at the Ballarat Racecourse.

Darren moved to Ballarat in 2001 after outgrowing his training property in Stawell.

The “state of the art” training facilities that have been developed allow us to provide the utmost care and attention to your horse, in a safe and happy environment.

Darren has a very “hands on” approach to training horses and the quality of care provided to each individual horse is second to none.

We also have a property at Warrnambool with access to the beach and caters for horses who are completing a rehabilitation program, have niggling injuries, need a change of atmosphere or require a freshen up.

We cater for all types of race horses and provide a varied program for each individual horse.

Our aim is to provide a professional and successful service to every owner and their horse.

Stable Runners


Fri 25 Apr - Avoca

R4.Sheryl Anderson Paint the Pyrenees Pink Memorial BM64 Handicap3:08pm1200m 4.Juan Tuffamigo (4) Dean Yendall57.5kg

Fri 25 Apr - Flemington

R3.Auckland Racing Club Handicap2:10pm1000m 3.Let's Rock'n'roll (ROD) (6) Brad Rawiller57.5kg
R5.William Newton VC Handicap3:20pm2600m 4.Gotta Take Care (WOODY) (15) Harry Coffey56.5kg

Sat 26 Apr - Morphettville

R6.Schweppes Oaks (registered as Australasian Oaks)3:05pm2000m 1.May's Dream (JULIETTE) (15) Brad Rawiller56kg
R7.Sportingbet Classic (Registered as Robert Sangster Stakes)3:45pm1200m 1.Platelet (STRATEGIC) (5) Brad Rawiller56.5kg
R8.MAC Just Over? Dont Drive DC McKay Stakes4:25pm1100m 5.Siwa Lady (GONSKI) (10) Daniel Stackhouse54kg

Sat 26 Apr - Sportingbet Park Sandown Hill

R2.Hyland Race Colours Handicap12:45pm1000m 6.Hotel Sierra (SIERRA) (2) Harry Coffey54kg
R7.Perri Cutten Handicap3:45pm1500m 9.Digitalism (SADS) (5) Harry Coffey57.5kg
R8.Le Pine Funerals Handicap4:25pm1300m 11.King Buddy (BUDDY) (4) Harry Coffey57kg

Sun 27 Apr - NMIT Ararat Park

R2.Millear Family 3YO Maiden Plate1:42pm1318m 6.Silver Sovereign (TOBY) (8) Dean Yendall58kg
R3.Stavely Park Merino Stud Maiden Plate2:18pm1208m 1.Ben's Advice (ADVICE) (10) Brad Rawiller58.5kg
R3.Stavely Park Merino Stud Maiden Plate2:18pm1208m 7.Stradatini (MARTINI) (7) Dean Yendall58kg
R5.T.M "Murray" Slattery Willaura Cup3:30pm2016m 3.Church Lane (CHURCH) (3) Alan Creighton56kg

Mon 28 Apr - Kilmore

R3.Diamond Valley Vietnam Veterans 3YO Fillies Maiden Plate1:35pm1462m 11.Your Divine Archie (ARCHIE) (9)  57kg
R7.Wandong Bus & Coach National Patient Transport Rising Stars Handicap4:00pm1212m 3.Coffee Got Him (EVERITT) (9)  58.5kg