The Team

Ben Brookhouse

Ben Brookhouse - Assistant Trainer

Ben joined the yard in early 2018 as my Assistant Trainer. He has previously had valuable time with Jim Bolger (four years), Ferdy Murphy and Hugo Palmer. His father is well-known jumps owner Roger Brookhouse.

Fabrice Smeulders

Fabrice Smeulders - Travelling Head Lad

Fabrice ensures top quality care of all the racing equipment and looks after the horses at the races. Previously a jockey in his native France, where he enjoyed some success before coming to England after being recommended by Ian's close friend and trainer in France, Richard Gibson.

Denise Hopkins

Denise Hopkins - Racing Secretary

Denise manages the office and the day to day racing admin duties of the yard. She also notifies owners daily of all entries made and liaises with all Racing Authorities.

Jason Medcroft

Jason Medcroft - Farrier

Jason has been a Farrier for more than twenty years, and his experience with shoeing racehorses makes him an invaluable member of the team at Dominion Racing Stables

Paolo Guasco

Paolo Guasco - Veterinary Surgeon

The world renowned Summerhill Veterinary practice look after our horses welfare and medical care