Since he commenced his training career in 1990, David Hayes has trained in excess of 2800 winners, including 78 Group One winners.
During his time in Australia, he has won the Melbourne Trainers Premiership 7 times, and the Adelaide Premiership 9 times.
David trained for 9 seasons in Hong Kong between 1996-2005, winning two Trainers Premierships while he was there and finished in the top four every season. Winning 17 Group One races including the Hong Kong Derby, Hong Kong International Sprint, The Classic Mile and The Stewards Cup.
- 1990 Better Loosen Up wins the Cox Plate
- 1990 Better Loosen Up won the Japan Cup (only time the race has been won by an Australian Trainer)
- 1990 Trained World Record Six Group Winners in one day (at Flemington on Derby Day)
- 1991 Better Loosen Up wins the Australian Cup
- 1992 Trained an Australian Record 306 winners in Season 1991/92
- 1993 Fraar wins Caulfield Cup
- 1994 Blevic wins the VRC Derby
- 1994 Jeune wins Melbourne Cup
- 2002 All Thrills Too wins Hong Kong International Sprint
- 2003 Elegant Fashion wins Hong Kong Derby
- 2006 Miss Finland wins Golden Slipper
- 2006 Tawqeet wins Caulfield Cup
- 2006 Miss Finland wins the VRC Oaks
- 2006 Fields of Omagh wins Cox Plate
- 2007 Anamato runs 3rd in the G1 American Oaks at Hollywood Park (U.S.A.)
- 2007 Kibbutz wins the VRC Derby
- 2008 Inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame
- 2009 Niconero wins the Australian Cup
Click on the links to the left to view a tribute to some of our Champions and a list of David's Group One winners.