Meet our 'Lycetts Team Champions Award 2021' winners!

  • Michael Phillips
    Michael Phillips Assistant

    A previous editor of Raceform and Racing & Football Outlook, Michael’s experience ensures our horses are placed to best effect. Michael and Richard have worked together since the company was set up.  Michael feeds the horses daily as well as being responsible for analysing the heart-monitor data among many other duties.

  • Joline Saunders
    Joline Saunders PA/RACING SECRETARY

    Jo has worked for Phillips Racing since 2001. An integral part of Adlestrop Stables,  Jo runs everything in the office and is a firm favourite with all our owners.  After being short-listed on several occasions, Jo was the winner of the ‘Dedication’ Award at the industry’s annual ‘Stud and Stable Staff Awards’ in 2021. In her spare time, Jo is also a hypnotherapist and practices from a clinic in Moreton-in-Marsh.

  • Danny Hiskett
    Danny Hiskett Work Rider

    Danny retired from race riding in May 2022 but has been part of our Adlestrop team since 2013.

    Danny is an experienced and talented rider who now he has started a new career as a tree surgeon, still rides out from time to time when work commitments allow.

    Danny never has any spare time as he is always doing something! Whether it be gardening, mowing, fixing things, creating things – he always keeps himself busy.

  • Vicki Boyle-Atkins
    Vicki Boyle-Atkins Racing Groom

    Vicki joined the team in August 2022 and has ridden all of her life.  She is a qualifed riding teacher to grass roots level and she particularly enjoys teaching – whether it be people or educating young horses.

    She has worked in racing for four years and is valuable asset to our team.  In her spare time she enjoys walking her two dogs, Lucy Dog and Belle followed by a social drink in the pub.

     

  • Hannah Faber
    Hannah Faber Racing Groom

    Hannah joined Team Adlestrop in July 2021.  She was born into a racing family and has been involved with thoroughbreds her whole life.  She spent a few years gaining valuable experience at thoroughbred studs, dealing with mares, foals and prepping yearlings.  She then spent the 2020/21 season working for Henry de Bromhead doing flat work on many of his string during his ‘golden season’.  She has joined us at Adlestrop Stables to gain experience working in a smaller yard and will be doing mainly of flat work on the horses as well as helping Jo in the office and running events.  In her spare time she loves swimming, cooking and being with her beloved fox red lab – Goose.

  • Faisal
    Faisal Racing Groom

    Faisal has worked at Adlestrop since 2007. He has developed into a very talented work rider and is an excellent judge of pace. He was short listed for the Stable Staff of the Year Awards in 2012 and most recently reached the Final in 2021 Awards – a wonderful achievement.  He is very popular with our owners as he is always chatty and smiley. In his spare time Faisal spends time with his wife and two sons and is also a keen cricketer.

  • Ellie Gibbs-Hawkins
    Ellie Gibbs-Hawkins Racing Groom

    Ellie joined us in January 2022.  From Bournemouth and daughter of a jockey, she has ridden from a young age and has experience in many equine disciplines including polo, dressage, breakers, team chasing and racing.

    She particular enjoys doing flat work and just loves being around horses and her beloved rescue dog Kiki.

     

  • Natasha Meredith
    Natasha Meredith Racing Groom

    Tash, who is married to former jump jockey Dylan Meredith – works mornings for us.  She has many years experience in racing having worked for Robin Dickin and also worked in the USA for a while.  She had a few years off while busy being a mum but is now back and working at Adlestrop.  She took on Beautiful People from us when she retired from racing and her spare time is spent with her family and horses.

  • Maggie Turner
    Maggie Turner Physiotherapist

    Maggie is a highly sought after equine physiotherapist and visits the yard on a regular basis to treat the horses.

    Vastly experienced having worked for some of racing’s top trainers over many decades, Maggie is an important part of our team.

  • James Pilcher
    James Pilcher Farrier

    Jim is our yard farrier, having joined the team at Adlestrop Stables in the summer of 2008. Jim visits Adlestrop Stables daily and is a valuable asset to the yard. He has been trained to the highest standard and is both highly qualified and experienced with expertise in corrective shoeing.  Jim is also very skilled at making household items out of horseshoes such as wine racks!

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