Latest News from Todd Smart Racing

Washington Towers Chasing History In $2 Million Inglis Millennium

Washington Towers Chasing History In $2 Million Inglis Millennium

Jan 17, 2019

Following his slashing first start win, Washington Towers, the Todd Smart trained Canberra galloper is set to contest the inaugural $2 million Inglis Millennium on 9 February at Warwick Farm. The classy colt by first season sire Whittingon was selected by Todd Smart Racing at ...

The season that was 16/17

The season that was 16/17

Aug 02, 2017

Highlights from 16/17

Smart Move to put upcoming trainer on the map

Smart Move to put upcoming trainer on the map

Nov 16, 2016

Smart move to put upcoming trainer on the mapAaron Hamilton in Horse Racing 15 Nov 2016Image credit: toddsmartracing.com.auAlthough racing is often a game of luck, racehorse trainer Todd Smart believes “the harder your work, the luckier you ...

Move to Canberra a Smart decision (courtesy of G1X)

Move to Canberra a Smart decision (courtesy of G1X)

Nov 09, 2016

Move to Canberra a Smart decisionBY Matt Kelly - @matty_kel When it comes to distance travelled, Canberra trainer Todd Smart has almost come full circle.He’ll step onto Gundagai racecourse on Friday knowing he’s come a long way since he first set foot in the place exactly 20 ...

Melbourne Cup master Lloyd Williams gives Canberra trainer Todd Smart the staying bug

Melbourne Cup master Lloyd Williams gives Canberra trainer Todd Smart the staying bug

Nov 03, 2016

By David Polkinghorne - Canberratimes.com.auIt's not only Melbourne Cup-winning horses coming out of Lloyd Williams' stables, but trainers with a thirst for the world's greatest staying race.Canberra trainer Todd Smart spent two years working as a foreman for Williams, who won ...

Trainer Todd Smart sets up in Canberra

Trainer Todd Smart sets up in Canberra

Sep 11, 2016

By James Hall - Canberra Times Canberra racing has a new operation setting up camp.Previously based in Wagga Wagga, Todd Smart has polished the cobwebs off his new stable at Thoroughbred Park and has rehomed five of his fleet including his Commands-sired gelding, ...

Smart has full confidence in Kah Salute, Attainment & Decisive Moment at Wagga

Smart has full confidence in Kah Salute, Attainment & Decisive Moment at Wagga

Jul 21, 2016

By Matt Malone - The Daily Advertiser WAGGA trainer Todd Smart believes he can kick off Friday’s race meeting at Murrumbidgee Turf Club with a winner.If the rain holds off and the Wagga meeting goes ahead as scheduled, Smart is confident he has three live chances on the ...

Attainment Favoured For Metropolitan Win

Attainment Favoured For Metropolitan Win

Jul 09, 2016

By Matt Malone - Daily Advertiser WAGGA horseman Todd Smart could become the first Southern District trainer to claim a TAB Highway Handicap if Attainment can live up to his favouritism at Randwick on Saturday.Attainment is the $3.50 favourite with TAB for the $40,000 Class ...

Todd Smart eyes Snake Gully Cup for winner Attainment

Todd Smart eyes Snake Gully Cup for winner Attainment

Jul 05, 2016

By James Hall - Canberra Times Trainer Todd Smart will head back to Sydney with Attainment after its dominant five-length win yesterday in the 1300m handicap.The four-year-old gelding with jockey Melinda Kinny on board jumped well and led the field early before pulling ...

Attainment 2 Fast 2 Furious at Canberra

Attainment 2 Fast 2 Furious at Canberra

Jun 24, 2016

By Ash Richards They say no hoof no horse. So was the case with stable acquisition Attainment. The horse was originally bred by Darley & trained by group-one winning trainer Peter Snowden, however the horse would never start under Snowden.The horse then became part ...

Yearling Filly Looks For Huge Pedigree Update

Yearling Filly Looks For Huge Pedigree Update

Jun 10, 2016

By Ash Richards Todd Smart Racing & the owners of a Yearling filly look for huge pedigree update tomorrow at Eagle Farm in the Group-One $600,000 Queensland Derby with outsider Maven Wiz. Todd Smart Racing secured the Yearling 1/2 sister by High Chaparral(IRE) this ...

Zardabba Set To Breakthrough

Zardabba Set To Breakthrough

Jun 09, 2016

Zardabba Set To BreakthroughBy Ash Richards Improving three-year-old Zardabba heads to Canberra on Friday with an aim to remove a tag that plagues many horses early on in the career, a maiden. However, the son by Zariz put the writing on the wall last start at Parkes where he ...

Todd Smart looking forward to Rosehill test for Attainment

Todd Smart looking forward to Rosehill test for Attainment

Jun 03, 2016

By Matt Malone, The Daily AdvertiserSOUTHERN District could have an unusually strong presence in Saturday’s $40,000 TAB Highway Handicap (1400m) at Rosehill. Last start winners Attainment and Kingia plus the ultra-consistent Canny Henry are all set to try their luck ...

Smart Looks For First City Success In Highway Race (Saturday)

Smart Looks For First City Success In Highway Race (Saturday)

May 30, 2016

By Matt JonesWagga Wagga trainer Todd Smart will have his first crack at a city race when he takes Attainment to Rosehill Gardens on Saturday for the $40,000 TAB Highway Handicap (1400m). The 33-year-old has only been training for 18 months and bought Attainment at the tried ...

Top money on offer at Country Racing Champs

Top money on offer at Country Racing Champs

Mar 13, 2015

Prime Local News, Wagga Wagga Local horse trainers will compete for the highest prize offered in Wagga this year. On Sunday the Country Racing Championships kick off for a shot at $150 000. Wagga's Todd Smart believes he has the gelding to bring home the cash.

Wagga Country Championships

Wagga Country Championships

Feb 25, 2015

By Racing and Sports Trainer Todd Smart is counting down the days until Reka Outlaw steps out in the $100,000 SDRA Country Championships Qualifier at Wagga on March 15. For the 32-year-old, only licensed in July last year, it represents the Holy Grail of his training ...

Art Thou Ready captures Ted Ryder Cup

Art Thou Ready captures Ted Ryder Cup

Dec 23, 2014

By Matt Malone, The Daily Advertiser TODD Smart's dream start to his training career rose to another level on Tuesday as Art Thou Ready captured the $25,000 Ted Ryder Cup (1600m) in commanding fashion. Art Thou Ready stamped himself among Southern District's elite with a ...

Art Thou Ready spot on for Ted Ryder Cup

Dec 22, 2014

By Matt Malone, The Daily Advertiser WAGGA trainer Todd Smart is confident Art Thou Ready can stamp himself as one of Southern District's best racehorses with victory in Tuesday's $25,000 Ted Ryder Cup (1600m) at Murrumbidgee Turf Club. Smart has already made a big mark on ...

Ted Ryder Cup set to attract quality field

Dec 17, 2014

By Matt Malone, The Daily Advertiser A QUALITY field is expected to assemble for Southern District's summer feature, the $25,000 Ted Ryder Cup (1600m), at Murrumbidgee Turf Club on Tuesday. Nominations for the Ted Ryder Cup meeting close at 11am today but early indications ...

Smart set for first city starter with Art Thou Ready

Dec 03, 2014

By Matt Malone, The Daily Advertiser WAGGA trainer Todd Smart will enjoy his first metropolitan runner today when Art Thou Ready steps out at Canterbury. Art Thou Ready scored a strong win in the $20,000 Stan Sadleir Stakes at Wagga last month and will provide Smart with his ...

Art Thou Ready wins Stan Sadleir Stakes

Art Thou Ready wins Stan Sadleir Stakes

Nov 20, 2014

By Matt Malone, The Daily Advertiser WAGGA trainer Todd Smart enjoyed the biggest win of his fledging career as Art Thou Ready stormed to victory in the $20,000 Stan Sadleir Stakes (1200m) at Murrumbidgee Turf Club on Thursday. Smart teamed up with talented Wagga jockey John ...

Todd Smart 'ready' for feature race win

Nov 19, 2014

By Matt Malone, The Daily Advertiser UP-AND-COMING Wagga trainer Todd Smart will chase the biggest win of his short career when he saddles up Art Thou Ready in the $20,000 Stan Sadleir Stakes (1200m) at Murrumbidgee Turf Club on Thursday. Smart relocated to Wagga and took ...

Todd Smart caps off big month with maiden winner

Oct 22, 2014

By Matt Malone, The Daily AdvertiserNEW Wagga trainer Todd Smart has enjoyed what he deems "a good month".Smart enjoyed the first win of his training career last Saturday when Reka Outlaw posted a dominant 3½ length victory in the PRD Nationwide Benchmark 55 Handicap (1300m).It ...

Smart goes out on his own

May 17, 2014

A LIFELONG ambition has turned to reality for Gundagai man Todd Smart. Smart arrived in Wagga this week ready to kick off his training career at Zakynthos Lodge. The 31-year-old has bitten the bullet and left his job with Lloyd Williams's Hudson Conway Racing to start out on ...