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Shaune Ritchie Racing – one of New Zealand’s most successful thoroughbred training operations located in the heart of thoroughbred racing in Cambridge.

“Champion NZ Trainer Of The Year” Shaune Ritchie is a widely respected horseman, who continues a family legacy of training horses with tremendous success throughout Australasia.

Shaune’s attention to detail, sound communication, and an impressive scorecard of results has helped build him and his team an enviable reputation. 

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 Artistic - NZ Oaks
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Professional Accolades

James McDonald – Jockey “Shaune’s horses are always turned out in great order, they're well educated, fit and ready to race”

Sir Patrick Hogan - Legendary Stud Master/Owner "Shaune runs a very professional operation with excellent facilities. His great success in training has shown that he's really inherited the family ability. I am happy to have him train for me.

Mick Dittman – Retired Champion Australian Jockey/Owner “I’ve built up a terrific relationship with Shaune and find him honest, his assessment of a horse accurate, the ride enjoyable and profitable!”


Shaune Ritchie - Trainer


Upholding a family tradition of outstanding training success, Shaune Ritchie has forged his way to the very top of training honours in New Zealand.    

Shaune’s inherited talent, experience and ability to attract and retain a loyal client base is one of his greatest assets and a key to his on-going success.

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Shaune & Bonecrusher


Shaune is no stranger to campaigning horses offshore. Having tasted true international triumph with the mighty Bonecrusher, Shaune has continued to fruitfully campaign his horses across the Tasman. 

Shaune’s high level of accomplishment, along with his ability to prepare a horse to go on and compete on the international stage has been instrumental in establishing successful partnerships with prominent Hong Kong owners who have given him the thumbs up.

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Hidden Asset & Jockey James McDonald