Trainer Profile - Lawrie Mayfield-Smith

He's been training out of his Hendra stable for more than 40 years and on Saturday saddles up a rare Group 1 runner in Charmmebaby.

Lawrie Mayfield-Smith chats to Nathan Exelby about a lifetime in racing and why he has no intentions to ever give the game away.


Charmmebaby caught the laconic trainer by surprise before she graduated to a stakes winner in the summer.

Below Mayfield Smith explains what it would mean to the family should she pull off a huge upset in tomorrow's Sky Racing Tattersall's Tiara.