15 March 2024

2024 Stud And Stable Staff Awards Shortlist Announced

The Stud And Stable Staff Awards and award sponsors are excited to announce the shortlist of nominees for the 2024 edition. These individuals have been carefully selected by the shortlisting committee for their outstanding contributions and commitment to excellence within the thoroughbred industry.

As a sponsor of the Newcomer Award (Stud of Stable), we were thrilled to see the calibre and passion of those put forward and especially of the five shortlisted individuals.

“We were truly impressed by the exceptional quality of nominations for the Newcomer Award this year, reflecting a promising future for the Racing and Bloodstock industries,” said Andrew Baker, Principal of Marcus Oldham College.

“It’s inspiring to witness such passion and talent, and we look forward to watching these individuals evolve into future leaders in the Racing and Bloodstock industries.”

Those shortlisted for the Newcomer Award (Stud or Stable) for 2024 are:

To see all those shortlisted for the other seven categories, please click here or visit www.studandstablestaffawards.com.au/

“This year, the quality of nominations for the Awards has truly been outstanding. We’ve witnessed an exceptional standard across the board,” remarked Mel Weatherley, Chair of the Stud And Stable Staff Awards shortlisting committee.

“It’s essential to recognise that the people within our industry are the true backbone. Their dedication and passion has to be rewarded.

“Now, the judging panel is diving into the tough job of going through the shortlisted nominees to pick out the two finalists. It’s a thorough process because all the nominees are so impressive.”

The two finalists for each category for the 2024 Stud And Stable Staff Awards will be announced on Friday, 29 March 2024 and the ceremony to celebrate these finalists will be on Wednesday, 29 May 2024

These Awards are proudly sponsored by Victoria Racing Club, Australian Turf Club, Queensland Off-The-Track (QOTT Program), Inglis, Magic Millions, Melbourne Racing Club Foundation, along with Thoroughbred Industry Careers and Marcus Oldham.