McGuires Racing Stables


About Us…


McGuires Racing Stables is an established thoroughbred training team based in Townsville, North Queensland.

The Father & Son duo Patrick & Matthew McGuire have been involved in the racing industry their whole lives.

You can’t buy experience and with 40 years to tap into you couldn’t ask for better knowledge on how to prepare horses for race day.

The team at McGuires Racing Stables are very passionate about the welfare, mindset & fitness of each & every horse in the stable, each horse becomes family and they will be treated that way.

We aim to give every horse the perfect preparation, using different techniques to suit each individual so they are 100% ready on race day.

Communication is a big part of what we do, using this website along with social media we promise to keep you up to date every step of the way.

McGuires Racing are excited to share this journey, we look forward to speaking with you soon.


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3 Year Old Bay Gelding

Sire: Rubick

Colour: Bay

Dam: Reilly O'

Sex: Gelding

Age: 3

Foaled: Oct 20, 2020

Location: Townsville, QLD

Price: $1500 for 10% - $750 for 5%

Owners: R T D Racing, G&C Bayview, C J Bourke, S Saint-John, P G Tonks, Mrs K C Tonks, S R Hine, Mrs A Hine, J G Scobie, P B F F Racing, D O'Brien, B J Walsh, Exset Racing, Mrs L Robertson, R P C Syndicate, P F Britt, K J Rumble, Rusty Bucket Racing & Reilly O Syndicate

Silks: Royal Blue, Red Dice And Seams

Our Latest News…

D’Oro recaptures some old magic with first Cluden win

Former smart Sydney two-year-old Dio D’Oro turned back the clock to record his first North Queensland victory with a gritty last stride win at Cluden Park on Friday. Now trained in Townsville by Matt McGuire, the multiple city winner responded to Krysten Swaffer’s...

Dual-code trainer McGuire on the up in the North

By Jordan Gerrans Townsville’s Matthew McGuire took a roundabout route to get there with a few unusual turns along the way but was always going to be a racehorse trainer. Across the years of 2019 and 2020, McGuire was one of the few in the Sunshine State as a licensed...


Rookie trainer Matthew McGuire is continuing to make his mark in the Townsville racing scene. With the McGuire Racing cheer squad on hand, the young trainer landed his third Townsville winner when Pantone stormed home to win the last on Saturday. “I’ve got a good core...

PANTONE Breaks Maiden!

In his 20th career start PANTONE broke through for his first win. The 6yo grey son of DREAM AHEAD saluted first in a 1250m maiden at CAIRNS JOCKEY CLUB by 1.75 lengths. Jockey WANDERSON D’AVILA rode the perfect ride stalking the...

J’Adore wins again!

J’Adore wins again!

J'Adore has registered her second win from her past three starts, with a strong one-and-a-half length win in the BM 65 (1000m) at Townsville, today.  Jumping away with the field, Jockey Wanderson D'Avila had J'Adore positioned perfectly, travelling fifth on the fence,...

Welcome to the stable – Colombatti

Welcome to the stable – Colombatti

Lightly raced 2YO gelding by Group winning sire BULLET TRAIN (winner of 2 races and $182,455). He is the sire SW Whiskey Train and SP Chapada, EgyptianBullet, Madam Bullet, Gamblin Train, Bullet Star; also winners Surprise Bullet,Extreme Thrill, He's a Gunslinger,...

Oh so close for Chevaux!

Oh so close for Chevaux!

The smallest of margins has denied Chevaux his third career win at Townsville today,  Lining up in the BM 65 (1300M), Chevaux jumped well and landed in second spot, at the hindquarters of the leader, Jeux.  At the top of the straight, the pair came away from the rest...

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    McGuires Racing Stables

    8 Sparre Street

    Wulguru QLD 4811

    P: 0428 413 454