A former successful jockey Richard Lines has held a trainers licence in Malaysia since 2002. In his first season Richard trained 16 winners and has consistently figured in the top group of trainers in Malaysia ever since. Richards best season came in 2011 when he claimed the Malaysian Trainers Championship with 70 winners.
In 2011 Richard not only won the Trainers Championship but his horse Tears To Diamonds also won Horse Of The Year honours after winning five races in a row culminating with a win in the Group 1 Penang Gold Cup.
Held Trainers Licence since: 2002
Career Highlights: 2011 Champion Malaysian Trainer, 2011 Penang Gold Cup - Tears To Diamonds
Best Horse Trained: Tears To Diamonds
Current Best Horse: Alacarte, Ryan James
2011 (G1) Penang Gold Cup - Tears To Diamonds
2012 Malaysian 3 Year Old Championship Heat, June 10 2012 - Californian Jet