The Chronicle Currie’s bid to return to racing Controversial Queensland trainer Ben Currie has maintained his public silence for years but, as he strives to return to racing after a lengthy ban, he opens up to senior racing writer Ben Dorries. 2021-09-30 - REDEMPTION: As Ben Currie bids to return to the racing industry, the former trainer has broken his silence in an interview. Jockey Michael Murphy chats to trainer Ben Currie at Doomben in November, 2017. Ben Currie arrives at the Toowoomba Courthouse on May 10, 2021. Trainer Ben Currie with Weetwood hopeful Ruddittiger in April, 2018. Trainer Ben Currie notches a win at Doomben.