Career Achievements


The 2012-13 racing season has yet again been very successful for Gwenda. She had 32 winners (10% overall runners), 32 seconds and 30 third places of the 319 races.

The list of high achievers from Gwenda's stable include:
  • Grand Zulu (winner of the Group 1 STC BMW Stakes, ACT RC Canberra Guineas, 2nd STC Group 1 Rosehill Guineas)
  • Osca Warrior (winner of the Listed AJC Bill Ritchie Hcp, NJC Cameron Hcp, 2nd VATC Group 1 Toorak Hcp)
  • Bold Matador (twice winner of the Group 3 AJC Carrrington Stakes, winner of 6 consectutive races)
  • Al Be Nimble (winner of the Group 3 AJC Carrrington Stakes)
  • La Nikita (winner of the Listed ITC Keith Nolan Classic at Kembla Grange)
  • Miss Paegentry (winner of the Group 3 Tibbie Plate at Newcastle)
  • El Meroo (winner of the AJC Country Cup, Listed AJC Labour Day Cup, ITC Kembla Grange Cup)
  • Pirate's Yarn (prolific winner of 24 metropolitan races)
  • Dream Beauty (winner of 3 metropolitan races)
  • Lodge the Deeds (winner of 4 metropolitan races)
  • Bay Window (2nd in Winter Stakes Winner)
  • Rolling Pin (2012-3rd in the Group 1 Epsom, 2013-4th in the Group 1 All Age Stakes)


Gwenda has prepared several metropolitan doubles. Remarkably she has been able to saddle up 6 winners from 7 races in a day at Kembla Grange. Gwenda has also trained 5 winners in a day on three other occasions, the most recent being at Kembla on the 19/6/10. This is a NSW provincial record.


Latest news


It has been a decade of dominance for the Queen of Kembla, but Markwell wants only to praise the work of her team

Unfashionable cup hope Peal Of Bells was so unwanted he couldn't attract a bid when put through a sales ring as a weanling and had his owner-breeder on the cusp of "giving him away" after just one race start

The only man to complete Wagga's Prelude-Cup double has endorsed Gwenda Markwell's Agent Bauer as a galloper capable of stepping out of Macknuckle's shadow

Hugh Bowman has been at the peak of his powers during the festive season and a treble at Warwick Farm yesterday took his total of winners to 11 for the holiday period.

Kembla Grange trainer Gwenda Markwell is out to replicate her Christmas Eve double at Canterbury as Rolling Pin and Royal Esprit return to Sydney

GWENDA Markwell would have been happy to let the whole thing blow over. At Kembla Grange today, Markwell will be called on to accept the champion trainer and leading Kembla trainer awards for the Illawarra Turf Club’s 2010-11 season.

Gwenda Markwell was delighted to finally win a race with ''her horse'' in the Australia Day Cup at Warwick Farm yesterday

Markwell Racing wins 8 Premierships at Kembla Grange in a row

Lodge the Deeds comfortably won the MTA Automotive Training Hcp at Randwick on Saturday 22 August 2009. The win was his fourth Saturday metropolitan win. He was well ridden by Corey Brown and started at $4.90.