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Kerryn Manning (born 10 July 1976) is an Australian horse trainer-driver and a world champion reinswoman in the sport of harness racing.


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Early life

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Manning was born in Melbourne, Australia to Peter and Barbara Manning. Her father, Peter Manning, is also a trainer-driver in harness racing, and after Manning completed Year 10 of high school, she started working for him.

Racing career

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Manning has driven over 3500 winners in her career, giving her the world record for number of career wins for a female reinswoman.

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She was the first driver to win 300 races in a season in either Australia or New Zealand and is also the first woman to drive a winner in both the Southern and Northern hemispheres.

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On 11 November 2015, Manning drove Arden Rooney to win the New Zealand Trotting Cup at Addington Raceway and became the first woman to drive a winner of the Cup.


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  • 2001: received Harness Racing Victoria's Pearl Kelly Award for outstanding achievement within the sport.
  • 2003: received Harness Racing Australia's Meritorious Service Award
  • 2006: named on the 2006 Victorian Honour Roll of Women "for her achievements in harness racing"
  • 2013: inducted into the Harness Racing Victoria Hall of Fame. She was the first woman to receive this honour
  • 2014: the 13th recipient of Harness Racing Victoria's Gordon Rothacker Medal, the organisation's highest individual honour

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