Latest News from Brian Gentle Racing Stables

Luskin Belle Scores Yea Cup Win

Jan 30, 2017

Luskin Belle continued her consistent form this preparation for Bendigo trainer Brian Gentle when she was able to take out the Rothwells Yea Cup.The five-year-old mare proved to strong for her rivals, scoring from the Mornington trained galloper Sommernachtstraum in second with ...

Sniper On Target For Another Cup

Jan 28, 2017

Brian Gentle might become the accidental picnic cups king.The former Sydney trainer didn't know much about picnic racing on arrival in Bendigo, but owner Peter O'Dea soon steered him in the right direction.Now, Gentle has the form horse of the picnic cup trail in his stable, and ...

Moncarta Wins on Debut

Jan 13, 2017

Brian extended a good recent run when his first starter Moncarta scored on debut at Ararat last Friday.After drawning barrier 10 in the field of 11 in the 1600 metre event, local Bendigo jockey Patrick Holmes took luck out of the equation by pressing forward and taking the lead ...

Cup Win - Mission Accomplished

Cup Win - Mission Accomplished

Jan 07, 2017

Two years ago when Brian first moved to Bendigo, owner Peter O'Dea set Brian the task to find a horse to win a Dederang Cup.Last Saturday, that mission was completed. Seven-year-old gelding Nine Mile Sniper was able to make it two wins in six days after claiming the Merton ...


Jun 03, 2016

Bendigo trainer Brian Gentle plans to head north next Tuesday with progressive stayer Star Zone, hoping he's done enough to gain a start in Saturday weeks $600,000 Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm. In a bid to leap the order for the feature race, Gentle took ...

Enjoyable Open Day

Enjoyable Open Day

Apr 10, 2016

We would like to thank everyone that made it to the Open Day on the weekend. A good day was had by all with plenty of fun, drinks and food. "It was great to meet a number of people that are new owners for the first time along with catching up with some of our loyal ...

Star Zone Salutes

Apr 09, 2016

Star Zone made it two wins in as many weeks as the Gentle stable starts to warm up again. Star Zone a horse transfered from a Sydney stable to Brian a number of months ago was able to break his maiden over an unsuitable distance at he's fourth start in a race. Star Zone ...


Mar 03, 2016

We are having another OPEN DAY on April 10th. We will be having a parade of our recent yearling purchases along with some of our horses that are currently racing. Starting between 11.30 - 12pm we will begin the parade at 12.30pm with lunch at 1pm followed by the opportunty ...

Busy At Melbourne Yearling Sales

Busy At Melbourne Yearling Sales

Mar 02, 2016

It has been a busy week for Brian attending the Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale. After doing a lot of homework for the sales in Sydney and not being able to purchase a yearling in Sydney, the extra time spent searching at the Melbourne sale has paid off for the ...

Magic Debut Win

Oct 27, 2014

Brian Gentle tasted success for the first time since relocating to his Bendigo base when he made the 3 1/2hour trip to Wodonga on Monday with debutant Attract The Magic. With apprentice Jason Collins aboard, the son of Magic Albert landed behind the leaders from an inside ...

Open Day Postponed

Oct 24, 2014


RSVP Open Day

RSVP Open Day

Oct 22, 2014

Unfortunately we have had to postpone the Open Day this week end. A new date will be advised ASAP. It will be held in the next 3-4 weeks but a date needs to be set which will be done early next week. I hope to see you there when we have it on.

Early Signs Promising For A Gentle Reboot

Aug 14, 2014

By Carl Di Iorio in Winning Post Experienced horseman Brian Gentle is in the midst of relaunching his training career at Bendigo in Victoria. Gentle, who has been forman for four leading metropolitan stables, made the move after growing frustrated with his situation in New ...

New Stable For Gentle

Jul 17, 2014

After spending the last four years training under the Cobbitty Lodge brand, from their property on the out skirts of Sydney and also utalising Rosehill to train his horses Brian has decieded it is time to go back out training in his own right. With this decision it will mean he ...

Gentle Gets A Double

Jul 13, 2014

On a day when leaving for the race meeting at Mudgee seen the temperature at -4.9, the day warmed up to a lovely 14 degrees and seen Brian train a winning double. The first one to greet the judge was Southern Albatross, a 3 y-old filly having just her second start. After a ...

Aboutogobang Goes Bang Bang

Jun 11, 2014

~~Tom Walter - 11/06/2014 The aptly-named Aboutogobang from the Brian Gentle stable broke his maiden in style at Canterbury on Wednesday. Aboutogobang was faced with seven rivals in the Testa Rossa @ Vinery Plate (1250m) for his fifth career start after a pair of ...

Gentle Approach Works For Destiny Rising

Jun 01, 2013

Brian Gentle has travelled far and wide to pursue his love of horses. But it wasn't until he all but gave up on a training career that it finally started to become viable. Gentle, who has worked for many of Sydney's biggest-name trainers, will saddle up the ...

Destiny Is Calling

May 08, 2013

Three-year-old winter carnival-bound after Canterbury win Progressive three-year-old Destiny Rising has given Brian Gentle his first Sydney winner at Canterbury on Wednesday and the trainer will plot a path for the galloper to the Brisbane winter carnival. Gentle was the ...

Big Day At Bathurst

Apr 24, 2013

ANZAC days sees the Gentle stable heading to Bathurst with a nice team of horses. Brian has found in the past that travelling his horses to the country tracks to be a major tool in maturing and developing them into better horses. In race two the Bathurst Real Estate Maiden ...

Melbourne Premier Sale

Melbourne Premier Sale

Mar 08, 2013

Last week saw the Melbourne Premier yearling sale being held. A few years ago the great mare Black Caviar was purchased by Peter Moody at this very sale. Brian ventured down to Melbourne this year to see if he could find a Black Caviar of his own. He purchased a filly by ...

Doomben Win For Ozberry Miss

Doomben Win For Ozberry Miss

Jan 09, 2013

A hit and run raid during the Magic Millions carnival to Brisbane paid off for Ozberry Miss. After finishing a good second at Wyong, Brian made the unusual decision to back Ozberry Miss up just six days later. Not that the six day back up is something unusual but to turn around ...



Dec 31, 2012

New Zealand jockey dies after race fall The New Zealand racing industry is in mourning after the death of jockey Ashlee Mundy on Monday. Mundy, 26, suffered fatal injuries in a race fall at Kurow on Sunday. Mundy's mount, Elleaye, clipped a heel of a rival runner ...

Back From Retirement

Dec 14, 2012

Bonny mare Kirra Lyn made a return to the winners stall at Bathurst on Saturday. Originally purchased as a tried horse by Brian for $1000 she has repaid that with interest this preperation. " I retired her after her first two starts for me, as she has quite an attitude ...

Brace For Impact

Dec 05, 2012

Well bred Snitzel gelding Radical Impact heads to Gosford on Thursday in the Booths Motor Group Class 2. After making his debut at Nowra and winning by 4 1/4 lengths in good time. He has now had two months since his last run and even though stepping straight to class two company ...