You’ve come to the right stable. Take our short quiz to learn what type of ownership is best for you, plus get the chance to win a $5,000 voucher to kickstart your ownership dream.
Vouchers can be redeemed on the purchase of a share in a horse and anything left over will go towards the ongoing expenses. They can also be used for micro ownership.
When Debbie Kepitis, Peter Tighe and Richard Treweeke bought a yearling filly for $230,000, they had no idea she’d win 33 consecutive races, amass $26 million in prizemoney and become one of the all time greats.
Few partnerships will experience the thrills of owning a horse like Winx, but they can be a great way to share costs and make new friends. Ranging from 2 to 20+ people, they are often organised by a trainer.
What do a council worker, bus driver and an electrician all have in common? They enjoyed the ride of a lifetime as part-owners of two-time Everest winner, Redzel.
Other big races won by syndicated horses include the Golden Slipper, All Star Mile, VRC Oaks, and Champagne Stakes.
Syndicators – who have to be licensed by ASIC – sell shares in horses they buy at sales and their business is to manage everything to ensure owners enjoy their experience.
Micro ownership is new in Australia but it’s a great way to get a taste of ownership at a very affordable price. From as little as $100 with minimal ongoing costs, you can become a part-owner and join a community of like-minded racing fans.
This model has already delivered big overseas. The 2020 Kentucky Derby winner, Authentic, was raced by more than 5,000 owners, and went on to be crowned America’s Horse of the Year.
As a sole owner, you’ll enjoy 100% of the upside but you’ll have to cover all expenses. If deciding who trains your horse and what silks the jockey wears is something you value, sole ownership might be for you.
Star Tasmanian mare Mystic Journey was purchased for just $11,000 as a yearling, but she’s won her owner, Wayne Rosser, over $4 million in prizemoney.
Based on your answers we think you’re suited to…
The perfect way to dip your toe in the water and enjoy racehorse ownership without breaking the bank.
Share the risk and the rewards, without compromising on fun. Let a syndicator take care of everything for you or get a trainer to put you in a group. A great way to enjoy the experience with family and friends, or meet new people.
Run your own race. Make all the decisions and reap 100% of the rewards but remember you’ll pay all the bills. Seeking some guidance is recommended.
Join the Owner In Training community and enter the competition to win $5,000 towards ownership.
As a member of our community, you’ll gain access to a host of exclusive events as well as competitions, giveaways and more.
You are also in with a chance to win a $5,000 voucher to put towards owning a racehorse.
To continue learning about ownership in Australia, head to our website.