Johnny Lim has held a trainers licence in Malaysia since 2007 after working with Mohd Sukri as a B trainer between 2004 - 2007. In his first season Johnny trained 14 winners, since then Johnny has featured in the top 10 trainers list every year with his best season in 2008 when he won the Championship with 71 winners and backed it up a year later by winning the Championship again with 58 winners in 2009.
Johnny has trained over 200 winners in his career and many Group 1 winners.
Johnny has trained 10 winners at a four day meeting three times and rates that very highly on his list of achievements.
Held Trainers Licence since: 2007
First Winner: Joker Express - KL 2007
Career Highlights: Champion Malaysian Trainer 2008 & 2009. 2008 Selangor Gold Cup (G1) - Shantou Mayor, 2009 Selangor Gold Cup (G1) - Kiko's Return, 2009 Perak Coronation Cup (G1) - Kiko's Return, 2010 Tunku Gold Cup (G1) - Sanjuan, 2010 Piala Emas Sultan Selangor (G1) - Top Spin, 2010 Perak Derby (G1) - Generous Tycoon, 2011 Perak Derby (G1) - Sakima, 2011 Perak Coronation Cup (G1) - Fox Command, 2012 Selangor Gold Cup (G1) - Power Of Khan, 2014 Selangor Gold Cup (G1) - Mystic Power
Best Horse Trained: Sanjuan, Kiko's Return, Mystic Power
Current Best Horse: Q Nine Mystic, Mystic Power
2012 (G1) Selangor Gold Cup - Power Of Khan
2011 - (G1) Coronation Cup - Fox Command