The Team

 

Liz Harrington

Travelling Head Person and Racing Secretary 

Liz takes care of the day to day office work for me and she is in charge of overseeing all the horses going racing and attending racedays. 

 Racing is what she lives for.

 

Georgina Murgatroyd

Head Girl

Georgie joined me in the summer of 2011. Georgie works to a very high standard which is fantastic for me knowing that the staff care. She has a great deal of experience in the eventing and horse racing world. She is a great help to me and a hard-working team player. She has horses of her own who she regularly competes in her own time. Georgie is also in the office when she has time.

 

Maisie Bush

Head Girl

Maisie joined in the spring of 2016. She enjoys hunting and team chasing with her own horse when she gets the chance and also has shown ROR horses. She has a wide range of experience and skills including breaking-in, pre training and comes from a point to point background. Maisie has a real affection with Carole's Destrier and is a great asset to our yard.

 

  

 

Millie Wonnacott

Barn Leader/Conditional Jockey

Millie joined the yard in September 2016 and has fitted in well. taking on the role of barn leader in 2017.

She has worked with horses from a young age and has a pony racing background, alongside a very successful career in showing and show jumping.

She has a couple of horses of her own to ride in point to points this season, Millie was lady novice champion for Devon and Cornwall for the 2017/2018 point to point season, Millie has now recently taken out her full amateur licence and is riding in ladies races for us.

 

Anna Small

Barn Leader

Anna joined the yard in late January 2017. She came to us after completing a three month course at the Northern Racing College as well as gaining her Level 3 Diploma in Equine Management. Anna is a hard working member of the team.

 

 

 

Harry Reed

Conditional Jockey

Harry joined us in January 2017. He has had plenty of race-riding experience and has fit in well with the other lads. He has been around horses from a very young age and has done plenty of hunting and pony-racing. He is a good addition to the team and his 7lbs claim will be a great asset to us this season.

 

 

 

 

 Victoria Malzard

Amateur Jockey

Vic joins us this season (2020/2021) after spending the first half of last season with us before returning to her yard in Jersey, Vic has plenty of experience riding horses her mum is the leading trainer in Jersey and Vic has grown up around horses, she is an incredibly capable rider and is very good at settling hot headed and quirky horses. and we are looking forward to what this season brings, she is incredibly dedicated and hardworking and has a wealth of knowledge.

 

Billy Page

 2nd Travelling Lad

Billy has ridden since a young age, moving into racing from a mainly hunting background and being involved with the pony club. He holds an HGV licence and drives our lorry to the races - Billy always has a smile on his face. 

 

 

Andriy Severin

Head Yard Man

Andriy has been with me since the first day I started training. He is a very experienced horseman and all of his experience has been on the yard. Andriy is a very conscientious worker and a very trustworthy man. Andriy will not leave a job until it is done properly.

 

 

Yuriy Oberemok

3rd Travelling Lad, yard and maintenance man

Yuriy helps muck out around the yard when needed and is very good with the handyman jobs. He is a great help and very useful to us all.

Yuri has also got his HGV licence and helps with driving the lorry and attending race meetings when he is required too.

 

Dalpat Singh

Stable Lad

Dalpat joined in summer 2015 and has worked in racing since a young age. He has worked in several different countries, he loves to go racing with the horses he rides and is a reliable member of the team.

 

 

 

 

 

Alex John

Yard Man

Alex is a hard worker on the yard. He always has a smile on his face and is very polite and helpful. He works to a high standard and is very quick and efficient - he's a good member of the team.

 

Sara Maggi

Stable Lass

Sara joins us having obtained her level one at the Northern racing college and is currently working towards her level two. Sara has always been around horses and has a horse back in Italy. Sara has previously travelled across Europe as a Show Groom for an Irish showjumper. Sara has found her career path in racing from travelling in Australia where she was working for Emirates Park's throughbred stud and then their yearling team finally finishing her stint in Australia working in a flat yard. 

 

 

Maddy Jones

Stable Lass

Maddie joins us this season having previously been in a smaller yard. 

 

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 Oleg Gavrysk

Yard Man

Oleg has joined the team in the spring of 2018 having previously had plenty of experience in flat racing, he has worked for Mark Johnson and Andrew Balding before joining us, he has a great love of racing and a great passion for the horses, he has very high standards and loves to go racing. he always has a smile on his face and a good bit of banter to go with it.

 

 

Shannon Cussen

Stable lass

Shannon has recently joined us from a show jumping yard where she was in charge, she has previous experiece with racing as well. In her spare time Shannon has a love for dressage and is aiming to hopefully represent Ireland if she can in the future with her horse. Shannon is dedicated and knowledgable and her love of horses is evident.

 

Hannah Sheppard

Work Rider

Hannah joined us in the 2019/2020 season and is a big asset to the team, her background in eventing is a real plus here, having evented to a high level and still competing now.  Hannah's knowledge and experience really helps us here.

 

Steph Hewitt

Work Rider

Steph joins us this season as a work rider,

She has plenty of experience with racehorses, alongside hunting, eventing and producing horses. 

 

Luke Roberts

Stable Lad

Luke again joins us this season having previously worked in another yard. Luke has settled in, and is keen to learn and advance his knowledge in racing and gain more experience.

 

Tom Barnett

Yard Man

Tom joins us from a big showjumping yard, he has previously ridden to a high level before falling out of love with riding, he now is a massive asset on the ground to us. he brings a wealth of knowledge to the team here, he has been brought up with horses and while his background is in showjumping he has worked in polo too. Tom is brilliant with young horses and helping with the day to day running of the yard.

 

Ali Hewitt

Yard man

Ali has joined us this year and has previously worked on a ranch in Canada, he is keen to further his equine knowledge. he has a great love for the horses and is looking forward to learning more about racing.

 

Emily Rose

Stable Girl

Emily has joined us this season she previously did some saturday work for us helping round the yard, she joins us combining working for us with going to college. she is passionate about the horses and learning about horse care and racing and has certainly caught the racing bug!!

 

 

Joan Cousins

Part-Time Stable Lass

Joan has been with us for a couple of seasons, joining us from the stud she had worked at for over 20 years before it closed down due to the owners retiring. She has a plethora of experience from working with foals, to breaking horses in, completing pre-training and has also ridden in point to points. In her spare time, Joan loves socialising with friends and eating out and she is a vital member of the team.

 

 

 

 

 

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Sam Ward

Part-Time Stable Lass

Sam joins us several days a week and brings a wealth of experience, having worked for several yards in the past. She has worked with breakers and been involved in pre-training as well as having experience hunting and showing. She only joins us part time as she has a young daughter and is busy running her sheep farm. 

 

 

 

Honor Bensley

Part time help.

Honor has been with us for a couple of years working every weekend and holiday. she has now gone to college after gaining some suberb GCSE results where she is now doing her A Level's in order to go on and study to be an equine vet. Honor is a massive help around the yard and can turn her hand to many of the horsecare jobs that need doing. she is passionate about racing and also the horses.

 

Annie Doherty

Part time work rider.

Annie has been with us for a couple of season's coming in at weekends and any free time she has to ride out. Always happy to chip in and help out she is fab to have around.