In August of 2011 Bjorn was granted a training license by Racing NSW and commenced Bjorn Baker Racing with only two boxes on-course at Warwick Farm. It was a tough introduction to the competitive Sydney training ranks with initial disappointment. However, showing the tenacity that would set him in good stead, Bjorn refocused himself and purchased a gelding, Sky Gaze, for $6,000 and on the 26th of September 2011 he provided Bjorn with his first winner as a sole trainer, taking out a 2000m race at Bathurst.
Through persistence and hard work which resulted in repeated success on the track, Bjorn has been able to grow the stable to incorporate 60 horse boxes with first class facilities. The rapid expansion of his stable from 2 to 60 boxes shows Sydney owners (always quick to back a winner) have thrown their support behind him. Below are some of the stable stars that Bjorn has trained to victory:
- Music Magnate – 1st Group 1 Doomben 10,000, Group 2 Expressway Stakes, Group 2 Victory Stakes, Group 3 Hall Mark Stakes
- Winning Rupert – 1st Group 2 Champagne Classic, Group 3 Vo Rogue Plate, Listed Gold Edition Stakes
- Unencumbered – 1st Magic Millions 2yo Classic, Group 3 Bruce McLachlan Stakes and Wyong Magic Millions 2yo Classic
- Havana Rey – 1st Group 2 Ajax Stakes
- Twilight Royale – 1st Group 2 Sires’ Produce Stakes, 2012 Inglis Nursery and 2013 Inglis Premier
- Imposing Lass – 1st Group 3 Belle of the Turf Stakes, Listed Gold Coast Bracelet
- Egyptian Symbol – 1st Group 3 Nivision Stakes
- Bonny O’Reilly – 1st Listed Helen Coughlan Stakes
- Coolring – 1st Listed Prime Minister’s Cup
- Cantonese – 1st Listed Christmas Cup 2012
- Lady Sniper – 1st Listed Gosford Guineas
- Zaratone – 1st Listed Starlight Stakes 2012
- Fuerza – 2nd Group 1 Champagne Stakes and 2012 Inglis Nursery
Bjorn’s current stable includes Music Magnate, Imposing Lass, Bonny O’Reilly and Egyptian Symbol– all recent winners. Explore our stable news for the latest information and results.