James Scobie was one of Australia's pre-eminent racehorse trainers. He originally combined his training with riding over the jumps and won many feature races including the 1887 Grand National Steeple.

He was however to become one of our leading trainers and scored many wins in Australia's major races including:

Four Melbourne Cups

Eight VRC Derbies

12 Ascot Vales Stakes

10 Bendigo Cups

Scobie was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2001.

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