Frank William Maynard started training in Western Australia in the late 1980's after working for four years as a farrier. Frank trained with great success in Western Australia for almost 20 years before coming to Malaysia in 2002. Originally based at Penang Frank won the Trainers Premiership in 2006 with 49 winners.
Frank featured in the top 10 Malaysian Trainers for six straight years between 2004 - 2009.
After nine years training in Malaysia Frank returned to his homeland Australia for two years before again deciding to return to Malaysia and set up his Frankel Lodge base in Kuala Lumpur where he has consistently been one of the leading trainers.
Held Trainers Licence since: Frank first started training in the late 80's in Western Australia
First Winner: Wimbledon Beau - WA Australia, Easy Jogger - Penang 2002
Career Highlights: 1991 Karrakatta Plate (G2) - Lady Kariba, 2006 Champion Malayisn Trainer, 2007 Selangor Gold Cup (G1) - Jeram Special, 2006 Perak Derby (G1) - Gold Arrow, 2007 Penang Gold Cup (G1) - New Kuala Dipang, 2005 Penang Sprint Trophy (G1) - Jeram New Village, 2013 Carlsberg Cup 1st Leg (Open) - Dark Matter, 2013 Peugeot Trophy (Open) - Mr Raffles, 2014 Peugeot Trophy (Open) - Dark Matter, Carlsberg Cup 2nd Leg (Open) - Dark Matter, 2014 Sports TOTO Supreme Challenge Trophy (G3) - Devils Cut, 2014 Perak Gold Vase (G1) - California Cat.
Four winners in a day: 30th November 2014 - Indomitable Rhino, Do Me A Favour, Devils Cut, Yastrzemski.
Best Horse Trained:Paklani, Perfect Pins, Red Eye Special.
Current Best Horse: Dark Matter, California Cat, Devils Cut.
Group 1 winner California Cat.
30th November 2014 Sports TOTO Supreme Challenge Trophy (G3) - Devils Cut