Who is Adrian Bott? The story of Gai’s co-trainer

You would have been hearing the name Adrian Bott quite a lot lately since he formed a partnership with the most familiar name in racing, Gai Waterhouse. As such, Adrian is also the co-trainer of miRunners filly, Not A Royal Doubt: a very muscular filly who is looking like a strong early runner. For those interested in Adrian’s background, we delve into his history and the journey he took to partner the Lady Trainer. Adrian Bott has surrounded himself with thoroughbreds all his life. Growing up at Segenhoe stud, Bott’s ambition was always to be on the world stage of…

What’s a farrier and why is it important?

You’ve heard of a farrier and you may even know that it’s incredibly important. But why? What do they do? And what modern methods are being used to cross over human and horse care? At least every month the farrier visits all miRunners horses. But why? Because there is an old saying that is as true today as it was 50 years ago: “If you don’t have a foot you don’t have a racehorse” That is because you need the foot to be in good condition to maintain soundness. You need the foot to support the rest of the horse.…