ALL STARS STABLE

ALL STARS STABLE

A HARNESS RACING LEADER ON BOTH SIDES OF THE TASMAN

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Stable manager Michelle Neilson

Stable manager Michelle Neilson

Senior stablehand Tim; stable foreman (principally Australia so far) Matt ; Nathan and and Jonny Cox. 

 

TIM WILLIAMS

STABLE HORSEMAN- 250 + WINNERS

Tim didn't need to be asked twice when approached by Mark to work with All Stars and has proven a valuable addition to the team in several areas. A quiet unassuming but observant man about the stable he has landed in the big time through Have Faith In Me which put him over the $1m in stake earnings in 2014-2015. Tim goes about his business in a professional manner and his partnership with the stable has worked out with great success.  Tim's partner, Aimee Edmonds, is a professional trainer so horses play the major role in their li

 

MICHELLE NEILSON

STABLE MANAGER

Michelle is already proven in many fields of harness racing and now she has taken another step in her career with her appointment of Stable Manager at All Stars.

It is an important post with so much happening and so many horses and owners involved not to mention the travel arrangements and a host of other duties she has to handle.

Michelle learned her trade across the Tasman and learned it well for she was already a successful driver when she arrived on these shores. In 2014 she was the Junior Driver of the Year but mixed her success with some good ones in senior company. Originally with All Stars she had a spell with Mark Jones and later with Phil Burrows with returns in between to All Stars when Natalie and Mark were headed overseas.  She stayed on in 2016and has been rewarded with her present positio

NATHAN PURDON 

Nathan rejoined the stable at the end of the old season transferring from Cran Dalgety and after extensive experience in Australia headed by a Group One training feat with Ohoka Punter in Queensland. Nathan will effectively replace Matt Anderson as the stable Junior Driver.

 

 

PART-TIMER MIKE WOODLOCK- then full timers, STABLE MANAGER MICHELLE NEILSON;  EUROPEAN FLAVOUR FROM IVA JUNKOVA (CURRENTLY ON LEAVE IN EUROPE;  MARC CRAWFORD (stable  track and farming duties)s

TOP ROW -BEATE CRAWFORD ;  ASHLEIGH ROYAL (now part time and a mother) PILCH (not really a staff member but he is always on hand!) REBECCA HENDRIKS

BOTTOM ROW-; REBECCA HENDRIKS, (full time) CAROLYN CARNEY(business secretary GUS AND GABBY (well they act as if they own the place!) .Michael Purdone, part time horseman part time blacksmith  and Alison Ward another of our top Australian "imports" making a name for herself at Rolleston

                 

  Gunther Burnett-Christenson

 

Gunther Burnett-Christenson

DAVE LEWIS -grounds manager

DAVE LEWIS -grounds manager