Ross was a class 1600 metre runner who won three times over that distance. He won the Motorway Backmarkers Handicap in 1982 and followed up with wins in the Rothmans Handicap in 1986 and the Herb Hedemann Invitation in 1988. Three times he came third in the Herb Hedemann and in 1986 he came second in the ASI Sugar 3200 metres.