Since taking out his license in 1991, Mick Price has firmly established himself as one of the leading racehorse trainers in Australia.
Some of the stakes performed horses to be trained by Mick Price include Heart of Dreams, Gallica, Alamosa, Light Fantastic, Rubiscent, Bel Mer, Velocitea, Shinzig, Pompeii Ruler, Rustic Dream, Slavonic, Vocabulary, Kempinsky, French Bid, Halibery, Intelligent Star, Mr Trickster, World Peace, Kylikwong, Tanith, Chattanooga, Amtrak, Red Dazzler, Pure Harmony, Doubting , La Bella Dame etc.
In 2003 Mick Price trained the trifecta in the Group 3 Blue Diamond Preview with Halibery, Gaelic Princess and Roedean, while World Peace took out the race for the stable in 2004.
Mick Price kept his fantastic record with two-year-olds intact by winning both the colts and fillies divisions of the Blue Diamond Preludes in 2005 with Perfectly Ready and Doubting.
In 2007 he continued his stakes winning trend by taking out the Group 1 Underwood Stakes with Rubiscent, the Group 2 Sandown Guineas with Schilling and the Group 3 Sandown Stakes with Gotta Have Heart, just to name a few.
About Mick Price Racing
Mick Price has also tasted success in the Futurity Stakes(G1), Railway Stakes (G1), Goodwood Handicap (G1), Toorak Handicap (G1), Norman Carlyon Stakes (G2), Angus Armanasco Stakes (G2), AAMI Vase (G2), Swettenham Stud Stakes (G2), Bill Stutt Stakes (G2), Moonee Valley Cup (G2), Woodstock Stakes (G2), Kewney Stakes (G2), Yallambee Stud Stakes (G2), JJ Liston Stakes (G2), Craiglee Stakes (G2), and been place in the Caulfield Guineas (G1), Yalumba Stakes (G1), 1000 Guineas (G1), Victoria Derby (G1), VRC Oaks (G1), Blue Diamond Stakes (G1), Manikato Stakes (G1), and C.F. Orr Stakes (G12) among others.
2008/2009 Season started off in terrific style with Light Fantastic winning the Group 2 JJ Liston Stakes. The Sth Yarra Stakes Group 3 was won by Vivacious Spirit. Group 1 New Zealander Alamosa won the Group 1 Toorak Hcp and Damselfly won the Group 3 Thoroughbred Club. In total, Mick won six Group 1 races, five Group 2 events, five Group 3 events and six Listed races for the season among his massive total of 124 winners for the racing year.
Through working closely with expert trainers like Mick Price, we are able to combine our specialist knowledge of the Australian Stud Book’s thoroughbred listings and Bloodstock sales to provide you with racehorses that are destined to be nothing short of outstanding. Mick Price has consistently trained over 100 winners per season in the last six years and his strike rate is second to none. This is further highlighted by the tables below:
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From the tables below, it is quite evident that racing a thoroughbred with Mick Price Stable, you are on your way to becoming a winner. Mick Price is one of Australia’s Leading trainers in Strike Rate % and winners in the 2011/12 season.
Victoria Metro Premiership as of 01/08/2015 to 19/11/2015
|Leading Trainer's by Winners||Starts||1st||2nd||3rd||Prizemoney|
|David Hayes & Tom Dabernig||256||22||33||26||$4,585,380.00|
|Peter G Moody||141||12||7||18||$1,279,235.00|
Mick Price has 70 boxes located at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne with a variety of stables and yards that can cater for any individual horses to work on including turf, synthetic and sand tracks, a safe swimming pool and two tracks for trot and canter work. He also has a modern 8 horse truck, access to a therapeutic water treadmill and less injuries due to good safe facilities throughout Victoria, as well as various beach and water walker facilities.
As well as the stable environment, horses can be freshened throughout their preparation by spending time at Mick Price's farm in Lysterfield, just 30 minutes east of Melbourne.