Tommy Smith dominated Sydney racing for over three decades, winning the Sydney Trainers' Premiership every year between 1953 and 1985.

His flamboyant style and gregarious character endeared him to racegoers and his list of achievements was remarkable.

His notable feats included:

  • 2 Melbourne Cups
  • 4 Caulfield Cups
  • 7 W.S.Cox Plates
  • 6 Golden Slippers

35 Derbies (9 AJC, 5 VRC, 12 QTC, 5 WATC Australian, 2 WATC, 1 SAJC and 1 Tasmanian)
Chelmsford Stakes (16 times) Ranvet Stakes (12 times) George Main Stakes (12 times) AJC Queen Elizabeth Stakes (11 times) Chipping Norton Stakes (11 times)
Smith trained many champions of the Australian turf including Tulloch, Kingston Town, Gunsynd, Redcraze and Red Anchor.

Smith was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2001 and elevated to Legend status in 2012.

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