Darwin's Leading Horse Trainer

Stables located at Fannie Bay Racecourse

Welcome to the home of Darwins 9-time winning trainer premiership, Gary Clarke.

Our stables are located on course at the Fannie Bay Racecourse in Darwin, NT. Gary has a special ability to get horses ready for the moment, his knowledge and expertise is invaluable to his training methods. He firmly believes in having a hands-on approach when it comes to horses in his care. He rides his own track work as well as stable jockeys Jarrod, Kim and Kenny. He is also a very capable farrier as well.

I love what we do here and we do it well. I have great staff who are passionate about their job and love the horses.

Happy Staff, Happy Horses, Happy Stables.

Clarke Racing targets Darwin and Alice Springs carnivals as well maintaining a good strike rate throughout the Territory racing season. 

The Darwin Cup Carnival captures the attention of people all around Australia including trainers, owners and race goers. The team love creating a wonderful experience for everyone and encourages new and existing owners to join the stable.

You can find the latest news, results and information along with horses available for syndication on our page. Please don’t hesitate to contact Gary or Sharlene for more information.

Career Highlights

Leading NT training premiership 9 years straight (2013 - current)

Won Darwin Cup as a jockey in 2000 on Star Bullet.

Won every feature race in Darwin & Alice springs!

Trained the 5-race program in February 2021.

Trained the alice springs cup winner 2022 (count of essex)

Trained theDarwin Cup winner 2015 (Lightinthenight) & 2018 (Zahspeed)

Trained The Darwin Cup winner (Zahspeed) & Palmerston Sprint (Captain Punch) same year 2018

Trained the winner of palmerston sprint in;
2016 (Handsome Tycoon),
2018 (captain punch),
2019 (Captain Punch) &
2020 (enigman)

Trained Finke - 9 starts - winning 8 straight and finishing 3rd in the Darwin Cup.

He Won Over Every Distance From 1000m To 2000m.

Trained winner of the Pioneer Sprint in 2016 (Handsome tycoon) & 2019 (neat feat)

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