Career Achievements

 

John Hawkes: Took out a trainer's licence in 1971.

 

 

Sons Wayne and Michael joined John in a training partnership in October, 2008.

 

 

Group One wins: 102

 

 

Stakes wins: 563

 

 

Horse of the Year: Octagonal (1996), Lonhro (2004)

 

 

Estimated to have won over 5000 races

 

 

National records

 

 

  • 2002/03: 334 wins (Commonwealth record)
  • 2002/03: $18.3 million prizemoney
  • 2001: On 27th of October, Hawkes trained metropolitan winners on four

 

different tracks - Rosehill (2), Cheltenham (2), Moonee Valley and

Doomben to be the only trainer to achieve the feat.

  • 1996/97: Trained 64 individual juvenile winners of 95.5 races

(Commonwealth record).

  • Leading Group One trainer: Seven seasons
  • Sydney premiership: Nine times
  • Brisbane premiership: Three times
  • Australian premierships: 10

 

Inducted into Australian racing Hall of Fame in 2004

 

 

Team Hawkes is the first training partnership to win a Group One race in Australia when Fiumicino won the 2009 The BMW.

 

 

Team Hawkes won a stakes race with their first-ever runner when Real Saga won the 2008 Breeders Plate.

 


     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Major Wins

     

    • Golden Slippers: Guineas (1997), Forensics (2007)
    • Caulfield Cup: Railings (2005)
    • Cox Plate: Octagonal (1995)
    • AJC Australian Derby: Octagonal (1996), Headturner (2006), Fiumicino (2007)
    • Victoria Derby: Galena Boy (1975), Arena (1998)
    • Queensland Derby: Tenor (1994), Dodge (1998), Freemason (2000), Toulouse Lautrec (2004)
    • SA Derby: English Wonder (1982)
    • AJC Australian Oaks: Dizelle (2005)
    • Victoria Oaks: Toltrice (1972), Tributes (1999), Lovelorn (2000)
    • Queensland Oaks: Booked (1994)
    • Australian Cup: Octagonal (1997), Lonhro (2004)
    • The BMW: Octagonal (1996, 1997), Curata Storm (2001), Freemason (2003), Fiumicino (2009)
    • Epsom Handicap: Dodge (1998)
    • Doncaster Handicap: Over (2000)
    • Stradbroke Handicap: Crawl (2001)
    • The Metropolitan: Railings (2005)
    • Sydney Cup: Cross Swords (1993), Niwot (2012)
    • Perth Cup: Runyon (1975)
    • Oakleigh Plate: Harpagus (1981), Sports (2001)
    • Caulfield Guineas: Lonhro (2001), All Too Hard (2012)
    • Rosehill Guineas: Octagonal (1996), Sale Of Century (2001), Niello (2004)
    • Canterbury Guineas: Octagonal (1996), Fine Society (2003), Niello (2004)
    • Randwick Guineas: Mentality (2007)
    • George Ryder Stakes: Lonhro (2003-04)
    • Queen Elizabeth Stakes: Lonhro (2003)
    • George Main Stakes: Dracula (1998), Viscount (2001), Lonhro (2003), Mentality (2008)
    • Flight Stakes: Unworldly (2000)
    • Spring Champion Stakes: Niello (2003)
    • Chipping Norton Stakes: Octagonal (1997), Lonhro (2003)
    • AJC Sires Produce Stakes: Mighty Manitou (1982), Octagonal (1995), Align (1999), Viscount (2001), Camarilla (2007)
    • Champagne Stakes: Dracula (1998), Viscount (2001), Mentality (2006)
    • All Aged Stakes: Paratroopers (2006)
    • The Galaxy: Accomplice (2001)
    • Underwood Stakes: Octagonal (1996)
    • Yalumba Stakes: Lonhro (2002-03)
    • Thousand Guineas: Toltrice (1972), Shame (1995), Mnemosyne (2005)
    • Mackinnon Stakes: Lonhro (2002)
    • Lightning Stakes: Sports (2000)
    • Goodwood Handicap: Lord Galaxy (1985), Cameronic (1988)
    • Doomben 10,000: Accomplice (1997)
    • The Galaxy: Accomplice (1997)
    • T.J.Smith Classic: Anthems (1996), Freemason (1999)
    • Queen of the Turf Stakes: Ike's Dream (2005), Mnemosyne (2006)
    • Futurity Stakes: Yell (2003), All Too Hard (2013)
    • C.F. Orr Stakes: Yell (2003), Lonhro (2004), All Too Hard (2013)

    Octagonal  triumphs as a 3 year old in the race that makes legends – Cox Plate
    Railings wins our first Caulfield Cup
    Fiumicino wins the AJC Derby at his fifth start
    Lonhro wins to the roar of the crowd in a memorable  Australian Cup
    Forensics wins our second Golden Slipper
    Octagonal wins 'the greatest' Derby

     
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