All of our dedicated staff work dilligently every day to ensure your horses are given the best of care. Learn more about them below.
Georgie plays an enormous role in the day to day running of Luke Oliver Racing.
Georgie is a qualified vet nurse, with a great passion for horses. There is very little Georgie doesn't do at Luke Oliver Racing. She keeps the staff and our horses happy, while ensuring the stable runs at the highest standard. Georgie is very much loved by our owners, when they visit Kerrygail Farm or when they see her at the races.
Morgan has been involved in the horse racing & breeding industry for his entire life. He has worked for some of the best trainers in the country, leading stud farms, and continues to manage some top Victorian jockeys. Morgan also has a business background, operating his own successful finance business for eight years.
Morgan keeps our owners up to date with how their horses are tracking and is responsible for many of the day to day aspects of the business.
Foreman & Yearling Educator
Paul Kingsford is one of Australia's best young horsemen. At a young age he began spending many hours a day studying the formguide and developed a passion for the racing industry. After reading a Monty Roberts book someone gave to him, Paul knew he wanted to make a living as a horseman.
Paul has been educating many of our young horses for a number of years, and this year he has joined the team at Kerrygail Farm on a full time basis. Paul takes charge of trackwork from the stables in the mornings, before spending the day working with our younger horses. His work needs to be seen to be believed and he is doing an outstanding job with our current crop of younger horses.
Ash is a former top Melbourne apprentice jockey and has ridden 126 winners, 24 of them at metro level.
Ash comes from a highly respected racing family, and he assists his Mother, Jody Thompson, with training their horses in Kilmore.
Ash is a vital member of our team, with his outstanding horsemanship skills and raceday knowledge.
Alex has an impressive horse riding CV which includes riding for his native country, Malaysia. Alex has worked with a lot of good racehorses over the years and his experience makes him a very valuable member of our trackriding team, particularly with our younger horses.
Britt is a former apprentice jockey, who has a very strong racing pedigree.
Britt has been an integral member of the Luke Oliver Racing team for many years, working with the stable as an apprentice jockey, foreperson, and trackrider. Britt currently rides for the team each morning, before heading off to work at William Inglis & Sons as an assistant to the Melbourne Bloodstock Agents.
Britt's experience is invaluable to the team on the track and around the stables.
Sam is a professional jockey, who has ridden 18 professional winners.
Sam is the daughter of respected horseman and trainer, Steven Noble. Sam has become a key member of our team, shortly after we relocated to Kerrygail Farm. Sam has a wealth of experience in the racing industry and we are fortunate to have her as one of our trackriders.
75 winning race rides under her belt Belinda has joined the team having been with Steve Richards for over seven years.She fits the profile perfectly for what we look for in our team,loyalty, commitment and highly skilled.A great rider and judge she has fitted into our family with such ease it feels like she will be here forever.A bubbly and energetic team player is what we are fortunate to have landed.
Jarrad joins the team with a
wealth of riding and training experience, having already produced top
class horses across a number of different disciplines in New Zealand,
Australia and Hong Kong. Jarrad rode trackwork here at Caulfield for
over 17 years, and was the sole work rider of a number of Group 1
winners, before working for The Hong Kong Jockey Club from 2011-17. He's
back now, and very happy to be helping produce horses with Oliver
Another of the hardy faithfuls who have been with us since school.Hannah balances work with university and does it very well indeed.She is the proud owner of ex stable galloper Still Dark. Never lets the team down, is a super young lady and a great asset to our team.
Cammy has been with us for over 12 months.In that time she has become a ray of sunshine around the stables.Always smiling even through a broken arm where she became a firm candidate for the stables highest pain threshold award.She has a secondary skill set as a bookkeeper and paperwork guru which will look to utilise over the next 12 months.
Ex plasterer Matty has been with us close on three years.Works diligently around the stables and has a great love for the horses.Part time handy man around the stables he has become a key staff member.