Peter Manning revolutionised the thinking on how to train horses especially with youngsters. Between 1996 and 2003 his charges won four Australian 2YO Of The Year titles.
He created headlines worldwide in 1997 when he took Knight Pistol from bush battler to superstar, winning the Group 1 Harley Davidson Trot in Norway.
Manning is a four-time winner of the Victorian Trainers’ Premiership, has three Metropolitan Trainers’ titles to his name, a couple of Vin Knight Medals around his neck and in 1999/2000 set an Australasian record for most winners trained in a season.
In 2007 he was crowned as the Gordon Rothacker Medal winner