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Colin Hayes AM OBE

Thoroughbred Racing

Inducted in 2014

Colin was an Australian Champion trainer of thoroughbred horses, training 5333 winners including 524 prestigious individual Group or Listed winners. His winners included two Melbourne Cups, one Caulfield Cup, three Cox Plates and four VRC Derbies.

A sign of his success is the World Record 10 individual winners in a day he achieved in January 1982.

He established Lindsay Park as a dominant force in Australian racing and breeding for decades. as well as Australia’s premier private training facility. Colin also conducted his successful breeding operation from the Angaston property.

In 1980, he was appointed an Order of the British Empire for services to racing and in 2001 he was inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame.