Lee Hope and his son Shannon operate their business from Seymour where they have access to first class training facilities. They know what it takes to develop a quality thorougbred and attention to detail is a key factor from start to finish.

One of our priorities in operating a stable is being able to deliver a personalised experienced to our loyal owners. We ensure our owners receive regular communication consisting of high quality image, video and audio updates regarding the progress of their horse.

About Us

The Group 1-winning training partnership of Lee and Shannon Hope pride themsleves on delivering the best experience to both their horses and their owners.


 We believe that we offer the perfect setup and facilities to train and care for your thoroughbred.

Our Horses

Meet the team of horses in training with Hope Racing, and keep track of our upcoming runners, recent winners and latest results. If you would like to join the team, please get in touch.

News & Updates.

Big Brew bounces back at Bendigo

Big Brew bounces back at Bendigo

Eight-year-old stable stalwart, Big Brew bouced back in a thrilling finish to snatch victory in the BM70 mile at the Bendigo Cup meeting on Wednesday . Placed to perfection by the team after some excellent runs in the rich Aspirant races in the metropolitan area, the...

Vivanti victorious on debut

Vivanti victorious on debut

The local training duo of Lee and Shannon Hope produced an exciting filly and set the scene for a successful Seymour Cup meeting after a four year absence. Vivanti having her first start showed her rivals a clear pair of heels to lead from the start and never looked...

The Doctor delivers the right medicine

The Doctor delivers the right medicine

It was a Hope family victory on their home track at the Seymour Racing Club’s eight-race program on Thursday April 27. Doctor Robert, trained by the father-son duo of Lee and Shannon Hope, strapped by the latter’s wife, Dee Hope, was ridden by Shannon’s daughter...


“You keep giving us thrills that we can only dream about”

“Over 2 years ago when I was managing Yarran, Shannon and Dee came out to the farm with clients to look at a yearling which was heading towards your stable. I said to Shannon to jump in the ute, but he wanted to get on the back and stand up and look around as we drove around the farm. It’s funny how certain things stick in your mind, and after working in the industry for a period of time, you soon work out the horsemen from the pretenders.

When I made the decision to move Madam Gangster from Mornington, that was one of the main reasons I chose your stable. The other was Mark Thomas. I spoke to Mark around six months before she came to you, and asked him who would he recommend at Seymour as a trainer. He was adamant, your stable was the one.

Yesterday you all gave our syndicate something special. Some big owners believe they deserve it, but for us as small owners, that was an experience we will all cherish forever. You keep giving us thrills that we only dream about, but you and your staff make them reality.

As you were well aware of, the syndicate had gone through some sad times over the past 12 months. Yesterday you gave everyone a day that we will never forget, and for that, we all thank you so much.

Once again, thanks to everyone involved.”

Steve Donnison

Connect with us.


Carol | 0488 388 315
Lee | 0418 811 049
Shannon | 0402 642 645

9 Kobyboyn Road Seymour, Victoria Australia 3660

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