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.
Frankel Lodge base in Kuala Lumpur where he has consistently been one of the leading trainers.
In 2016 Frank won the 3 Group 1 Sprints of Malaysia with
IMPEL – Tungku Gold Cup (Selangor) & Gold Vase (Perak), Mr. Armstrong – Sprint Trophy (Penang)
In 2019 Frank won 5 Group 1 – D’Great Timing (Perak Derby & Piala Emas Sultan Selangor), Sacred Empire (Penang Gold Cup & Coronation Cup) & Hatta (Penang Sprint Trophy)
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
Champion Trainer (Malaysia) 2006
Karrakatta Plate (G2) – Lady Kariba (1991)
Perak Derby (G1) – Gold Arrow (2006), D’Great Timing (2019/ 2020)
Perak Gold Vase (G1) – California Cat (2014), Impel (2106), Indian Jade (2017)
Coronation Cup (G1) – Sacred Empire (2019)
Penang Gold Cup (G1) – New Kuala Dipang (2007), Yestremski (2014), Value Of Justice (2017), Sacred Empire (2019)
Penang Sprint Trophy (G1) – Jeram New Village (2005), Cheyenne Dancer (2008), Mr. Amstrong (2016), Hatta (2019)
Carlsberg Cup 1st Leg (Open) – Dark Matter (2013)
Peugeot Trophy (Open) – Mr Raffles (2013), Dark Matter (2014)
Carlsberg Cup 2nd Leg (Open) – Dark Matter (2014)
Sports TOTO Supreme Challenge Trophy (G3) – Devils Cut (2014)
Selangor Gold Cup (G1) – Jeram Special(2007)
Piala Emas Sultan Selangor (G-1) – D’Great Timing (2019)
Million Dollar Magic Millions & Singapore Open Sprint – Cheynne Dancer (2008)
4 winners in a day: 30th November 2014 – Indomitable Rhino, Do Me A Favour, Devils Cut, Yastrzemski.
5 winners in a day : 13th May 2017 – Dubleo Beauty, Tilsworth Mali, Captain Jazz, High Troja & Justice World
Best Horse Trained : Paklani, Cheynne Dancer, Perfect Pins, Jeram New Village, Red Eye Special, Star System, Impel
Current Best Horse: D’Great Timing
Currently based at Selangor with an average team of 60 horses in work.
Runner- up in the 2019 Trainers Championship with 62 winners.