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Gwenda Markwell has been the leading trainer at Kembla Grange for the last sixteen years.

Gwenda is a hands on horse trainer. She rides trackwork, is a great horsewoman and is also a very astute judge of a racehorse's ability.

For nearly 20 years, Gwenda has been training and has continually prepared a string of provincial and metropolitan winners.

Her horses exhibit a strong will to win in close finishes.

Gwenda Markwell has been the Champion Trainer of The year and Local Trainer of The Year for the past 16 years.

Her horses race at Interstate, Sydney/Metropolitan, Provinical and Country race meetings.

She has trained several Kembla Grange Horses of the year.

Gwenda was the 2011 NSW Provincial Trainer of The Year and trained Rolling Pin the 2012-13 NSW Provincial Horse of the Year.
She is a hands on trainer who rides trackwork and is a very astute judge of a racehorse's ability.

She has has 2 Group 1 wins with Grand Zulu in the BMW (with a yet to be beaten race record) and Angel Of Truth (2019 Australian Derby)

Her training stables are situated at 14 Kingston Town Drive Kembla Grange which is located next to Kembla Grange race track and is only a short drive south of Sydney.
The facilities include 2 horse walkers, a private horse swimming pool, a treadmill as well as yards, boxes and a large fenced paddock for the horses in work.



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.