Wilde Racing is extremely thankful and proud of their dedicated team of staff
If anyone is interested in joining the Wide Racing Team please email your CV to email@example.com
Track rider/Jumps Jockey
Shane joined Wilde Racing in August 2012 after a year of planning and preparation. Shane is originally from Ireland and has had a very successful career in the saddle having ridden in excess of 70 winners over jumps in Ireland and the United Kingdom including a winner at the famous Cheltenham Racecourse. He is a great asset to the Wilde Racing Team sharing his knowledge and experience, being the main track and trials rider for the yard. Shane has had a taste of Australian jumps racing in 2008 riding in the Ireland Vs Australian series having two winners, one at Casterton and the other at Bendigo.
Ashlee has taken up the role of communications manager at Wilde Racing. Ashlee will still keep her role of working at the stables in the mornings and attending race meetings. Ashlee will be in the office of an afternoon unless she has had to attend a race meeting. After being with Wilde Racing for many years there is not a role that she can't turn her hand to!
Ashlee can be contacted on 5561 0977, the office mobile 0499 099 222 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Afternoons are the best time to contact Ashlee with any office queries as she will be busy working at the stables in the mornings. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 1:00pm - 4:00pm.
Melissa Julius joined our stable after having a strong racing background in her family. Whilst herself she was talented in show jumping, competing at a high level, the racing bug bit and Melissa soon become apprentice to Symon. Melissa left us for 3 months to go on loan to Richard Lamming in Cranbourne to learn more about the racing game and ticking off her official trials to be able to ride on race day. Melissa is a hard worker and a very valued staff member of our team. Melissa saluted on Jolly Jack at Stawell on the 27th of March 2016 bringing up her first winner for Symon. We wish Melissa all the best in the coming years as she goes through her apprenticeship and hopefully many more wins in the stable colours.
William returned to Wilde Racing after 10 months gaining experience with other stables in the Warrnambool area. William is a great addition to the stable with a vast knowledge of horses, he has taken up a position as stable foreman.
In November 2017, William moved to our Ballarat base and has taken up the position of foreman in Ballarat.
Brooke Townsend returned to Wilde Racing after a year away. Brooke works on the ground and looks after the treadmill horses with other general yard duties.
You will see Brooke at the beach of a morning, around the stables or strapping at the races.
Form Analyst/Racing Manager
Jason joined the Wilde Racing team in early 2016. With a back ground in racing we hope that his knowledge on form will enhance our chances of placing the horses in their most suitable race, giving them every opportunity to perform at their best. You will see Jason at the track on gallop mornings, down at the beach or at the races. Jason also sends out your pre and post trial/race emails with regards to where the horses are going and how they have pulled up.
Erin joined Wilde Racing late in 2013 and is a valuable asset to our stable. Erin will often be seen at the beach and track working on the ground. Erin takes pride in her work and is very good at her job. Erin has returned to the stables in July 2017 after having 18 months maternity leave. We are very happy to welcome Erin back to the stables.
Stacey joined Wilde Racing on a full time basis after wanting a breather from being a vet nurse at a local vet clinic.
Stacey went back to the vet clinic about 8 months later after being offered a position as a head vet nurse.
Stacey still works with us on a casual basis of a morning, completing day to day stable hand tasks. She also helps out on race days when she is available.
Demi spent 12 months working for us every afternoon and on weekends. She has developed her knowledge with the racehorses during these months. As Demi branches outside of the horses and working elsewhere we are still lucky to have her on weekend basis and helping out whenever she can. We appreciate Demi and her dedication to the team.
Ellen is a valued employee at Wilde Racing.
Ellen has taken a break from uni and has begun full time work at the stables.
She spent her first couple of years learning the ropes working afternoons and weekends. She is now very much a member of the busy morning stable duties.
Taylor joined Wilde Racing earlier this year whilst also working at Rundells Riding School. Taylor is very busy juggling her two jobs between afternoons and mornings at Wilde Racing plus her commitment to Rundells, we appreciate her dedication to her work with us. Taylor can often be seen feeding up in the afternoons on both weekdays and weekends.
With a few members of staff leaving Taylor has now taken up a full time position in the mornings and reduced her hours in the afternoon.
We are pleased to have Taylor working with us in the busy morning rush.
Imogen joined the stable in the middle of 2017 after working for Henry Dwyer and Aaron Purcell.
With her friendly attitude and personality, Imogen is a pleasure to have around the stables.
Imogen works six mornings a week and one afternoon.
She can be seen completing the general day to day duties of a stable hand as well as riding the horses at the beach, track and around home.
Imogen attends race meetings when needed and is always willing to lend a helping hand.
Baillie Keast started working for Wilde Racing in May 2017.
Baillie is competent around the horses, with a background of horse knowledge from his days at pony club and growing up around horses.
He has always shown an interest in the racing game.
While still completing school Baillie is very keen to learn the stable routine and get involved in racing.
Completing one afternoon a week and working on weekends, Baillie has proved to be a great worker and has the will to learn.
Warren joined the Wilde team in early 2017 as a afternoon worker.
He has been in the racing industry for years and still has a couple of his own in work.
Warren works on a casual basis Monday - Friday completing the feed up duties in the afternoons as well as general maintenance around the stables.
He is forever reliable and can be called upon at anytime to chip in for a morning shift or attend a race meeting.
Warren is a pleasure to have around the stables and we are pleased to have him as part of the team.
Bella joined Wilde Racing in late 2017 after having a grounding with Mitch Freedman.
Bella is still completing school and is mainly seen at the stables on weekends completing the day to day duties of the stables.
She is very competent in handling the horses after growing up looking after her own ponies, she is young, keen and willing to learn.
Nicarra rejoined Wilde Racing in February 2017.
Nicarra moved to Melbourne two years ago where she worked for Patrick Payne. She developed her knowledge and horse skills in the time she spent at Patrick's.
Nicarra decided it was time for a change and was welcomed back to Wilde Racing in a role at our Ballarat stable.
She is a competent track rider, forever reliable and there isn't a task she can't complete.
We are pleased to have Nicarra back as part of our team.