Racing

Delivering world class
horse racing facilities 


Luke and Belinda McCarthy have the score on the board when it comes to harness racing.

Together over the years Cobbitty Equine Farm have trained more than 2000 winners with 66 of those being Group One winners and another 262 feature Group race wins, with their earnings listed at more than $31 million.

Luke started driving at the age of 16, and has annexed multiple driving and training premierships.

Belinda, who started training in 2002, has prepared in excess of 800 winners, with her career including Grand Circuit wins in the Miracle Mile (Baby Bling & King Of Swing), Victoria Cup (For A Reason), as well as string of Group One’s such as the Breeders Crown (2YO C&G – Bling It On) and APG Final (2YO C&G – Lettucerockthem) and the 2015 Lexus Medal.  

 Group One Honour Roll


2022 Garrards Miracle Mile  – KING OF SWING NZ

2022 Del-Re A G Hunter Cup – KING OF SWING NZ

2022 Allied Express Sprint – KING OF SWING NZ  

2022 Schweppes Sprint – SPIRIT OF ST LOUIS NZ

2022 PETstock Ballarat Cup – SPIRIT OF ST LOUIS NZ  

2021 Chariots Of Fire – EXPENSIVE EGO

2021 APG 4YO E&G Final – EXPENSIVE EGO

2021 Garrards Miracle Mile  – KING OF SWING NZ

2021 Ainsworth Free For All – MACH SHARD NZ

2021 Schweppes Sprint – KING OF SWING NZ

2020 TAB Blacks A Fake Queensland Championship -KING OF SWING NZ

2020 Del-Re A G Hunter Cup – KING OF SWING NZ

2020 Garrards Miracle Mile  – KING OF SWING NZ

2020 Allied Express Sprint – KING OF SWING NZ

2020 NSW Breeders Challenge 2YO C&G Final – BAR ROOM BANTA

2020 NSW Breeders Challeange 2YO Fillies Final – SOHO ALMASI

2020 Schweppes Sprint – ALTA ORLANDO NZ

2019 Breeders Crown 3YO Fillies Final – NO WIN NO FEED

2019 NSW Breeders Challenge 3YO Fillies Final – NO WIN NO FEED

2019 Bathurst Gold Bracelet Final – NO WIN NO FEED

2019 Pryde’s Easifeed Victoria Cup – BLING IT ON

2018 QBRED Triad 2YO C&G – FIRST STRING

2017 Del-Re A G Hunter Cup – BLING IT ON

2016 Ladyship Mile – FRITH

2016 Bathurst Gold Crown – ASTRIDE

2015 Gold Coast Cup – BLING IT ON

2015 Australasian Trotting Championship Final – FLYING ISA 

2014 Garrards Queensland Pacing Championships– FOR A REASON  

2014 QLD Debry – BLING IT ON

2014 NSW Breeders Challenge 3YO C&G Final – LETTUCEROCKTHEM

2014 NSW Breeders Challenge 2YO Fillies – BAMAKO MALI

2013 Breeders Crown 4YO E&G Final – IDEAL SCOTT NZ

2013 Ladyship Mile – OUR SIXPENCE NZ

2013 Miracle Mile  – BABY BLING

2013 Sew-Eurodrive Queen of the Pacific – OUR SIXPENCE NZ

2013 Sew Eurodrive Blacks A Fake – IDEAL SCOTT NZ

2013 NSW Breeders Challenge 2YO C&G Final – LETTUCEROCKTHEM  

2013 Sew-Eurodrive Victoria Cup – FOR A REASON

2013 Garrards Queensland Pacing Championships – IDEAL SCOTT

2013 APG 2Y0 C&G Final – LETTUCEROCKTHEM

2013 Breeders Crown 2Y0 C&G – BLING IT ON

2013 Seymour Nursery Pace 2YO C&G Final – BLING IT ON

2012 Nepean Converyors Mares Classic -BABY BLING

2012 Breeders Challenge 3YO C&G Final – GRAND STRIDE 

2012 APG 3YO C&G Final – GRAND STRIDE  

2011 Garrards Queensland Pacing Championships – MR FEELGOOD USA

2011 Nevele R Stud Australian Oaks – BABY BLING

2011 Breeders Crown 4YO Mares Final – LILAC STRIDE

2011 Decron Cranbourne Pacing Cup – MR FEELGOOD USA

2010 Sew-Eurodrive Victoria Cup – MR FEELGOOD USA

2010 Queensland Derby – FOR A REASON

2010 Garrards Queensland Pacing Championships – MR FEELGOOD USA

2010 NSW Derby – FOR A REASON

2007 Breeders Crown 3YO Fillies – FLEUR DE LIL   

2007 Gannon’s WA Oaks – FLEUR DE LIL

2006 Kay Semour Nursery Pace Final – FLEUR DE LIL

2006 Garrards Queensland Pacing Championships – SLIPNSLIDE

2005 Treuer Memorial – SLIPNSLIDE

2005 Garrards Queensland Pacing Championships – SLIPNSLIDE

2005 Chariots of Fire – SLIPNSLIDE

2004 Queensland Derby – SLIPNSLIDE


2021 Awards

2021 Australian Harness Horse of the Year – KING OF SWING

2021  Gallaghers Horse of the Year – KING OF SWING

2021 NSW Aged Horse of the Year – KING OF SWING

2021 TAB NSW Aged Entire/Gelding Pacer of the Year – KING OF SWING

2021 NSW Trainer of the Year – BELINDA MCCARTHY

2021 NSW Metropolitan Driver – LUKE MCCARTHY

2021 NSW Metropolitan Trainer – BELINDA MCCARTHY

2021 Cockburn & Co NSW Sire of the Year – FOR A REASON

2021 TAB NSW Aged Mare Pacer of the Year – BETTOR ENFORCE

2021 Club Menangle Pacer of the Year – MUSCLE FACTORY 

Racing Queensland Hall of Fame Inductee – SLIPNSLIDE


Our Facilities


Whether it is racing – Standardbreds or Thoroughbreds – rehabilitation, agistment or breeding, Cobbitty Equine Farm’s location, facilities and operations ensure the horses welfare and development are paramount.

  • 800m Main Training Track
  • 700m Sand Track with 30% incline
  • Horse Swim
  • 10 Horse Water Walker
  • Treadmill (Horse Gym Australia)
  • Horse Undercover Walker
  • Boxes with sprinkler system
  • 12 x Rubber lined 5 x 5 boxes
  • Hot water wash bays
  • Weigh Scales
  • 1000m Hill Track
  • Veterinary Room
  • Breeding Mount / Area with AI Room
  • 30 x Rubber lined walk in / walk out 12 x 5 boxes
  • Steel fenced paddocks with rubber lined shelters
  • 1200m Straight / Hill Track with 12% incline
Postal Address
Po Box 157
Cobbitty NSW
Australia 2570
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