Meet our team of experienced and passionate staff who are dedicated to providing the highest standard of care for each and every horse all year round.
OWNERS & PARTNERS
OWNERS & PARTNERS
BORN/GREW UP: I called South Australia home until coming to the Hunter Valley in 1991.
LIFE/JOB HISTORY: Started work following a Diploma in Agriculture at Lindsay Park before coming to the Hunter Valley. Worked at Turangga Stud for 4 years. Started with Craig in Dec 1995 & still counting…
FAVOURITE HORSE: Raindane
INTERESTS: Breeding, showing and working clydesdales
FAVOURITE SEASON: Autumn
MOST SATISFYING PART OF YOUR JOB: Seeing clients have success with the horses they have bred whether it be commercially at sales or on the racetrack.
BORN/GREW UP: Denman, Giants Creek
LIFE/JOB HISTORY: Farms and vineyards around the area.
FAVOURITE HORSE: Blue… the Teaser
INTERESTS: Fishing & family
FAVOURITE SEASON: Spring
MOST SATISFYING PART OF YOUR JOB: Keeping the farm well maintained.
BORN/GREW UP: Co. Kerry, Ireland
LIFE/JOB HISTORY: I grew up in a small village as part of a large family. Went to college, travelled the world for a year when I was 22 and fell in love with Australia so had to come back. While at school I worked in a sport horse stud/riding school during the summers. After that I worked in an eventing yard and large thoroughbred stud in Co. Cork.
FAVOURITE HORSE: Allowable
INTERESTS: Cycling, jogging, fishing, catch up with friends.
FAVOURITE SEASON: Summer & holidays
MOST SATISFYING PART OF YOUR JOB: Foaling down mares, caring for and handling those foals from day 1. Seeing the foals progress and mature until sales prep and sales day.
ASSISTANT STUD MANAGER
BORN/GREW UP: Dunedoo, NSW
LIFE/JOB HISTORY: Grew up riding and showing horses around Dunedoo. Graduated in 1999 then studied Marine Science at university before working as a barman in Brisbane. Started working with racehorses at Gooree with his brother and father in 2002 and has been involved in the industry ever since.
FAVOURITE HORSE: So You Think
INTERESTS: Fishing, going to the races, Pedigree research, Poker and beers on the river.
FAVOURITE SEASON: Holiday season!
MOST SATISFYING PART OF YOUR JOB: Watching the horses you breed, raise, handle and look after make it to the track and win big races.