| Trainer Of The Year: Anthony Azzopardi|
124 wins from 388 starters at a strike-rate of 32% for a whopping $1.68 million in prize money.
They’re the lofty numbers that earned Anthony Azzopardi the 2019/20 Trainer of The Year Award.
The Victorian mentor enjoyed another stellar year with the collar and lead which was led of course by Whiskey Riot’s watershed victory in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup.
Not to be done there either, Azzopardi also scooped the Group 1 Australian Cup a few months later at The Meadows with Fernando’s Riot, causing an upset victory over Whiskey Riot in the time-honoured feature.
As well as wins in the Melbourne and Australian Cups, Azzopardi also guided Whiskey Riot to victory in the Group 1 Temlee the same night Just Terms tasted group 1 glory in the Zoom Top Stayers.
Enjoying success right around the country with his formidable kennel, Azzopardi also claimed the Group 2 Launceston Cup with Caishen.
Anthony Azzopardi – a worthy victor of the 2019/20 Trainer Of The Year.