Originally they said he was only a “former jumps jockey” and a trainer of “hurdlers”, but now Ciaron Maher is at the top of the heap and is arguably the most sort after trainer in the country. He was apprentice to the great CS Hayes and spent time learning from Bart Cummings.

Like Ciaron, David knows to be the best you have to learn from the best, so he moved to Australia where he worked with Peter Moody and the Snowdens before joining Ciaron as his assistant. Two years learning Ciaron’s methods and adding his own thorough and meticulous attention to detail made it easy for Ciaron to make David his co-trainer, and they continue to achieve success together. Watch their trainer pitch below: