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)

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Trainer: M. Henri Maingard


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 Perovskia RUSSIAN SAGE - WHAT A GAL - 73
2 Speed Limit HORSE CHESTNUT - STRIKE FIRST 6 68
3 Ideal Secret IDEAL WORLD (USA) - GOLDEN SECRET 4 59
4 Pera Palace IMPERIAL STRIDE (GB) - PERFECT GUEST 4 55
5 Psycho Syd REBEL KING - JENNE THE PINK 6 54
6 Alshibaa STREET CRY (IRE) - ASHEERAH (AUS) 4 50
7 Spring Man MARCHFIELD (CAN) - DIORELLE 4 47
8 Why Wouldn't Yew DAN DE LAGO (AUS) - YEW WOOD 4 41
9 Greenflashsunset GIMMETHEGREENLIGHT (AUS) - CHAMPERS 5 40
10 Rocketeer MUHTAFAL (USA) - BADGERINE 5 40
11 Memphis Mafia LECTURE (USA) - OLYMPIC SPECIAL 6 39
12 Afdeek EXCEED AND EXCEL (AUS) - ALBAKOOR 4 35
13 Raheeb BOLD SILVANO - YOU BELONG TO ME (USA) 5 33
14 Purple Rock ROCK OF ROCHELLE (USA) - PURPLE ORCHID (GB) 6 31
15 Pop The Question WARM WHITE NIGHT - TICKLE MY FANCY 5 31
16 Star Of Kazan VISIONAIRE (USA) - NOJOOM 4 29
17 Mr Green Street GIMMETHEGREENLIGHT (AUS) - TERSINA 3 29
18 Roventas ASHAAWES (USA) - JUVENTAS 8 28
19 Rebel Alliance SEVENTH ROCK (USA) - ALLIANCE ONE 5 27
20 Ashfords Legacy STAR WITNESS (AUS) - ARISTOCRACY 4 26
21 Torpedo Officer SAIL FROM SEATTLE (CAN) - NUNAVIK 4 26
22 Silver Heritage SILVANO (GER) - HERITAGE WOOD - 26
23 Hit The Green GIMMETHEGREENLIHHT (AUS) - GREENDALE 3 25
24 Mr Bombastic VISIONAIRE (USA) - CELEBRATION 3 25
25 St Arnault WINDRUSH (USA) - PLACE MORNY 5 24
26 Dark Force REBEL KING - FOLIES TREVIES 5 23
27 Redwood Valley ASHAAWES (USA) - PINE FOREST 5 21
28 Indian Tractor WARM WHITE NIGHT - THE CAT RETURNS (AUS) 5 19
29 The Border War JUDPOT (USA) - COPPER JET 4 16