The Team


Stuart Rankin

Stuart Rankin joined the stable from South Africa as foreperson two years ago.

Previously he rode as a jockey for a year, he then moved on to assistant trainer and has had 7 years experience with the top trainers in South Africa.

He is a great asset to the team.


Merle Payne

Merle has been married to David for the past 39 years and manages all the administration of the business.