ANNABEL NEASHAM has quickly established herself as a top flight trainer after commencing her training career in 2020. Born in England. Annabel gained invaluable performance in Australia initially under Gai Waterhouse and then as assistant trainer for Ciaron Maher, establishing his Sydney stable.
This period resulted in high profile victories for horses like AWAY GAME, PRAGUE and DUBIOUS.
It took little time for Annabel to record her first Group 1 win as a trainer with ex European galloper ZAAKI who scored in the Gr 1 Doomben Cup (2020).
ZAAKI has recorded 12 other Australian wins including the Gr 1 Underwood Stakes (Caulfield), Gr 1 Mackinnon Stks (twice) (Flemington) and the rich All Star Mile (Flemington).
Since arriving in Australia, Zaaki has amassed pirzemoney of over AUD $10m.
MO'UNGA become Annabel's second individual Group 1 winner when he won the 2021 Gr 1 Rosehill Guineas, before recording another top flight win in the Gr 1 Winx Stakes at Randwick against the open horses.
SUNSHINE IN PARIS, a 3yo filly developed by Annabel Neasham from yearling stage, captured the Group 1 Surround Sks at Randwick.
In April 2022, Annabel Neasham established a new satellite stable in QUEENSLAND to compliment her NEW SOUTH WALES headquarters at WARWICK FARM, as well as full time boxes also at ROSEHILL.
In June 2023, Annabel added a full time barn in the Gold Coast Hinterland township of Canungra, further bolstering her Queensland training facilities.
From her EAGLE FARM & CANUNGRA bases, Annabel is very well placed her ability to target both the annual $11.5m Gold Coast Magic Millions Raceday and the rich Queensland Winter Racing Carnival.
In August 2023, Annabel completed her three state strategy by adding a full time stable at PAKENHAM in Victoria.