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LEON MACDONALD & ANDREW GLUYAS

  • Australia

Leon MacDonald began training in 1972 part time before becoming a full time trainer in 1975.

MacDonald began with only four horses, training out of his uncle's stable whilst also holding down his day job for the South Australian State Electricity Commission.

From his earliest days as a trainer, Leon MacDonald's horses had imposing records with the first filly he took to Melbourne, Scarlet Rhythm, running second to Rose Of Kingston in the Group 2 Breeders Plate.

Early in the piece Taminor and French Cotton were both class youngsters and the stable has never been without some above average gallopers.

In the 2009/10 season, Leon took on a partnership with son-in-law Andrew Gluyas who trains with him at French Cotton Lodge stables.

Together Andrew and Leon have the combined experience and attention to detail that allows them to work efficiently and effectively the partnerships first Group 1 win coming with Southern Speed in the 2011 Caulfield Cup.

First Runner 10 Mar 2010
Sultan of Speed (Aus)  
Balaklava (Aus)  |  Royal Hotel Hcp (71)
First Win 17 Mar 2010
Wendy Ellen (Aus)
Strathalbyn (Aus)  |  Schweppes Hcp (68)
Best Horse :
SOUTHERN SPEED (Timeform Rating 119)
First Group Win (G1):
SOUTHERN SPEED (15 Oct 2011)

LEON MACDONALD & ANDREW GLUYAS' Career

Latest Runners

FP Date Course Runner Div Type Distance PM AUD $ Jockey Time
2 of 8 17 Aug 2022 MPK AFRICAN AWESOME $2.0 CL2 1550m $22,000 JASON HOLDER 1:38.70
2 of 13 13 Aug 2022 MORP SO YOU CAN $8.0 4U BM60 1100m $41,000 TEAGAN VOORHAM 1:08.50
3 of 13 13 Aug 2022 MORP PIMM'S PARTY $13 OPEN G3 1200m $127,625 JASON HOLDER 1:13.94
1 of 11 13 Aug 2022 MORP ICHIBANSAN $6.0 BM76 2000m $55,000 JASON HOLDER 2:11.31
5 of 10 13 Aug 2022 MORP EYES NEVER LIE $7.5 BM68 1200m $45,000 JASON HOLDER 1:13.95
4 of 12 13 Aug 2022 MORP COURAGEOUS HEARTS $4.5 4U MDN 1100m $41,000 JASON HOLDER 1:08.70
11 of 14 10 Aug 2022 BKVA SADLER'S SONG $17 RST58 1400m $22,000 TEAGAN VOORHAM 1:23.57
4 of 14 06 Aug 2022 MBRG AFRICAN AWESOME $21 RST62 1400m $45,000 JASON HOLDER 1:26.00
3 of 9 06 Aug 2022 MBRG BOLT BY $5.0 BM68 1600m $45,000 JASON HOLDER 1:38.66
2 of 13 06 Aug 2022 MBRG PARTY PRINCESS $21 3 MDN 1200m $41,000 TEAGAN VOORHAM 1:13.11

Jockey Statistics

Last 100 Rides
Career
Jockey Name Wins Win (%) Places Place (%) Runners PM AUD $ G1(w) G2(w) G3(w) LR(w) ROI
JASON HOLDER 9 20.5% 15 54.5% 44 $392,375 0 0 0 0 $1.09
CRAIG NEWITT 1 50.0% 0 50.0% 2 $78,000 0 0 0 0 $3.00
TEAGAN VOORHAM 0 0.0% 7 20.0% 35 $85,395 0 0 0 0 -
MS C JONES 0 0.0% 1 12.5% 8 $11,635 0 0 0 0 -
JESSICA EATON 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 6 $33,825 0 0 0 0 -
ANNA JORDSJO 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 2 $985 0 0 0 0 -
J ALLEN 0 0.0% 1 100.0% 1 $13,225 0 0 0 0 -
CAMPBELL RAWILLER 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 $985 0 0 0 0 -
R J HURDLE 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 - 0 0 0 0 -
Jockey Name Wins Win (%) Places Place (%) Runners PM AUD $ G1(w) G2(w) G3(w) LR(w) ROI
CLARE LINDOP 269 16.4% 402 40.9% 1640 $8,055,715 0 0 8 8 $0.88
JASON HOLDER 111 17.1% 194 47.1% 648 $4,565,760 0 0 5 3 $0.91
RAQUEL CLARK 55 15.6% 114 48.0% 352 $1,958,610 0 1 1 1 $0.83
JERRY CHAU 18 14.4% 37 44.0% 125 $431,250 0 0 0 0 $0.72
TEAGAN VOORHAM 17 9.6% 42 33.1% 178 $664,865 0 0 0 0 $0.72
J MATTHEWS 12 11.1% 18 27.8% 108 $231,900 0 0 0 0 $0.58
JESSICA EATON 8 20.0% 9 42.5% 40 $346,232 0 0 0 0 $0.88
MS C JONES 6 10.5% 11 29.8% 57 $225,090 0 0 0 0 $0.43
ERAN BOYD 5 4.7% 30 32.7% 107 $264,555 0 0 0 0 $0.83
S WESTOVER 4 12.9% 5 29.0% 31 $100,470 0 0 0 0 $1.98
CRAIG WILLIAMS 4 16.0% 5 36.0% 25 $2,470,525 1 1 0 1 $1.08
TODD PANNELL 3 6.5% 10 28.3% 46 $127,575 0 0 0 0 $0.19
JAMIE KAH 3 6.7% 8 24.4% 45 $363,940 0 0 0 0 $0.26
SIGRID M CARR 3 10.0% 6 30.0% 30 $93,380 0 0 0 0 $0.72
FELICITY ATKINSON 3 14.3% 9 57.1% 21 $67,275 0 0 0 0 $0.68

Seasons Summary Statistics

Season Wins Win (%) Places Place (%) Runners PM AUD $ G1(w) G2(w) G3(w) LR(w) ROI
2022/23 1 7.7% 6 53.8% 13 $74,990 0 0 0 0 $0.46
2021/22 46 15.8% 67 38.7% 292 $2,421,522 0 0 0 0 $1.03
2020/21 36 12.2% 80 39.2% 296 $2,167,320 0 0 0 0 $0.68
2019/20 38 13.2% 90 44.6% 287 $2,222,225 0 1 4 1 $0.62
2018/19 35 11.7% 91 42.3% 298 $1,232,065 0 0 0 1 $0.48
2017/18 39 11.7% 77 34.8% 333 $1,904,290 0 0 4 0 $0.96
2016/17 70 17.5% 115 46.4% 399 $2,451,170 0 0 1 2 $0.76
2015/16 34 11.2% 79 37.2% 304 $1,328,240 0 0 0 4 $0.62
2014/15 42 15.4% 51 34.1% 273 $1,352,215 0 0 1 0 $0.91
2013/14 53 19.5% 73 46.3% 272 $1,905,855 1 0 3 3 $0.96
Overall 541 14.0% 977 25.2% 3871 $23,465,667 2 2 17 16 $0.80