M. Henri Maingard

Trainer: M. Henri Maingard

Formerly an automobile engineer, it was in South Africa that Ricky Maingard made his name as a trainer. He has met with plenty of success, including in prestigious races such as the July Handicap. After 40 years, he decided to return to Mauritius to continue his career.

Since debuting in 2007, he has not been slow to show what he is capable of and has won all four classic races.

Horses such as Ice Axe – winner of the very first edition of the Group 1 MTC Bicentenary Trophy and 2012 Maiden Cup, Tales Of Bravery, Casey’s War, One Cool Dude, Alitalia and Parachute Man have all won very important races for Ricky Maingard.

This veteran trainer will be expecting better things for this season after a challenging 2017.

Trainer since: 2007 (in Mauritius)

Stable : Maingard

Record (as at December 31st 2017) 301 wins and 784 places for 2085 nominations with gains amounting to Rs 85,123,500

Best season : 2012 (35 wins and 78 placings for 207 runners and Stakesmoney amounting to Rs 14,057,500)

Jockey: R. Oliver

Past performances
Year Eff Winners Rank Entries Wins 2nd 3rd 4th Unplaced Stakes Money (Rs) Cups %1sts Seq1 Seq2
2017 33 15 6 184 21 14 22 31 96 5858000 13 11.4 22 2
2016 35 19 3 182 32 16 26 25 83 10026000 17 17.6 18 1
2015 36 19 4 205 35 29 26 21 94 8684000 25 17.1 23 0
2014 35 19 5 186 35 27 22 22 80 8620000 21 18.8 20 5
2013 39 16 5 219 24 35 39 23 98 8831000 16 11.0 45 1
2012 36 18 3 207 35 29 27 22 94 14057500 23 16.9 12 9
List of horses
# Horse Pedigree Age Rating
1 Parachute Man HIGH CHAPARRAL (IRE) - FIAMMAROSA 6 73
2 Speed Limit HORSE CHESTNUT - STRIKE FIRST 5 71
3 One Cool Dude STRIKE SMARTLY (CAN) - MISTY RIVER 8 70
4 Psycho Syd REBEL KING - JENNE THE PINK 5 56
5 Door Of Deception COUNT DUBOIS (GB) - GIRL IN EVERY PORT 6 55
6 Chinese Gold STRIKE SMARTLY (USA) - WILD ALMOND 8 49
7 Argo Solo ARGONAUT - PARK LANE 4 49
8 Memphis Mafia LECTURE (USA) - OLYMPIC SPECIAL 5 48
9 Skip The Red GIMMETHEGREENLIGHT (AUS) - PEONIE PARADISE 4 46
10 Dex Dexter DYNASTY - CONGESTION CGARGE (GB) 4 46
11 Greenflashsunset GIMMETHEGREENLIGHT (AUS) - CHAMPERS 4 46
12 Rocketeer MUHTAFAL (USA) - BADGERINE 4 40
13 Roventas ASHAAWES (USA) - JUVENTAS 7 39
14 Nordic Storm SILVANO (GER) - NOR'WESTER 4 38
15 Pop The Question WARM WHITE NIGHT - TICKLE MY FANCY 4 38
16 Duke The Duke DUKE OF MARMALADE (BRZ) - SALILA 5 35
17 Purple Rock ROCK OF ROCHELLE (USA) - PURPLE ORCHID (GB) 5 33
18 Rebel Alliance SEVENTH ROCK (USA) - ALLIANCE ONE 4 33
19 Redwood Valley ASHAAWES (USA) - PINE FOREST 4 31
20 Why Wouldn't Yew DAN DE LAGO (AUS) - YEW WOOD - 29
21 Dark Force REBEL KING - FOLIES TREVIES 4 28
22 My Boy Willie MULLINS BAY (GB) - MAPHIKO 4 28
23 Indian Tractor WARM WHITE NIGHT - THE CAT RETURNS (AUS) 4 28
24 Raheeb BOLD SILVANO - YOU BELONG TO ME (USA) 4 27
25 Afdeek EXCEED AND EXCEL (AUS) - ALBAKOOR 3 26
26 The Border War JUDPOT (USA) - COPPER JET 3 25
27 Nadas DYNASTY - CHERRY WELLS 5 24
28 Storm Clipper SAIL FROM SEATTLE (CAN) - AL MARINA 4 24
29 Billy Bojangles SOLKSJAER (IRE) - FAIR 'N GOLD 7 21
30 Tigre Libre TIGER RIDGE (USA) - EXILE 6 20
31 St Arnault WINDRUSH (USA) - PLACE MORNY 4 20