Sean Driver has 34 years industry experience and an excess of 1000 winners to date.
Sean’s late grandfather owned a 700 acre horse stud in the Hunter Valley where Sean spent most of his time learning his craft. Kurrinda Bloodstock Syndications carries forward that foundation and now operates a 40 acre boutique property in the Hunter Valley where all of Kurrinda Bloodstock’s horses are spelled.
Sean has a wealth of experience in bloodstock research and the purchasing of quality and successful stock. Sean and Genevieve have now extended their passion into the business that is Kurrinda Bloodstock Syndications.
Genevieve Driver is a practising Solicitor with in excess of 14 years’ experience. Genevieve handles all in-house legal and overall business management.
George Sexton has more than 14 years’ experience in the thoroughbred industry.
He has worked internationally and with the very best to race in Australia, including Russian Revolution (2x group 1), Yes Yes Yes (The Everest), Vow and Declare (Melbourne cup) Dubious (Breeders plate), It’s Me (Kosciusko) as well as multiple group and stakes winners Straight Arron, Samsom and Hope in your heart.
George uses his experience to aide in the selection of Kurrinda’s top quality athletes and achieve the very best experience, results and service provided for each and every client.
Nathan Doyle began his training career working with champion trainers Paul & Peter Snowden, and Mark Newnham. Here he learnt invaluable knowledge and skills which has led him to multiple winners and great success in the industry.
Royal Banquet’s gave Nathan his first Metropolitan win at Warwick Farm. Since this time, Nathan has produced $150,000 Muswellbrook Gold Cup winner Petrology, Midway Handicap winner Kipsbay, and multiple Metropolitan winner Starboreta.
Most recently, Nathan’s Rush Hour won the $500,000 Magic Millions The Debut on the Gold Coast.
Nathan has unparalleled drive and passion for his horses’ success and now operates a base facility in Newcastle with 30 horses in work.
Matthew Dale is a highly-respected and well-known horse trainer with training operations based in Goulburn. Matthew’s approach is all about attention to detail. Working with some leading stables, such as those of high profile trainer Gai Waterhouse and John O’Shea, Matthew gained his own Licence during the 2002/03 season.
Matthew has experienced immeasurable success having won stakes races in 4 different states and the 2023 $2 million dollar Kosciusko with Front Page. His horses race regularly in both Sydney and Melbourne where he also achieves regular success.
Matthew has set up successful operations with a boutique stable of around 30 horses at his Goulburn property and up to 10 horses at Moruya. His facilities include a swimming pool, beach and river access, as well as walking machines, massage machines, equine treadmills. He also utilises experienced equine chiropractors, dentists, veterinarians and high-quality farriers to ensure premium care, treatment and success for his horses.
He bases his training on the theory that adequate attention should afford every horse every chance to fulfil its potential. Providing for the well-being and overall health of each horse is paramount to Matthew’s successful track record. Providing the opportunity for thoroughbreds to be fit, healthy and active should mean that a sound horse is a fast horse in Matthew’s book.
Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott are a formidable partnership in the Australian thoroughbred racing industry, operating since 2016 from the historic Tulloch Lodge. Waterhouse, daughter of renowned trainer TJ Smith, took over the lodge in 1992 and has since achieved significant success, including training over 150 Group 1 winners. Bott, a passionate horseman since his youth, joined her as a co-trainer, bringing a fresh perspective. Together, they have trained numerous Group 1 winners, continuing the legacy of excellence at Tulloch Lodge. Their training philosophy combines traditional methods with modern techniques, ensuring each horse reaches its full potential.
For more detailed information, visit their website: Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott.
David Pfieffer brings 20+ years of experience and successes, working with industry heavyweights such as Rod Craig, Graeme Rogerson, and the late Tony Wildman. David’s natural approach and eye for detail has brought esteem to his horsemanship within Sydney’s training ranks. He now owns 40 boxes on Warwick Farm racecourse.
From his first win with Enemy Dragline, David has since produced many headline gallopers, such as Gai’s Choice, Cradle Me and Atmospherical.
David’s Graceful Anna secured the $1 million Magic Millions 3yo Trophy an additon to an impressive win in the Group 3 Vo Rogue Plate. Gai’s Choice has taken home the Group 3 Gai Waterhouse Classic, while Atmospherical provided David with a breakthrough win in Melbourne’s Spring Carnival Listed Dilmah Tea Stakes in 2014.
Chris Anderson‘s deep knowledge, passion and experience comes from working with a host of successful trainers across Queensland, interstate and internationally. With a focus on more modern and effective training techniques, Chris now jointly operates the largest racing stable in QLD and has experienced enormous success.
Chris’s resume includes working with some of the biggest names in horse racing, including Think Big Stud, Sir Patrick Hogan, Peter Tighe, Glenlogan Park and Goree Park Studs.
Some of Chris’s many wins include the 2024 $500k Magic Millions 2yo debutant with Lead Me On, the Rough Habit Plate with Ballistic Boy ($624k earnings) and the Mick Dittman Plate with Rubiquitous ($437k earnings)
Cody Morgan began is professional racing career at a young age, developing his skills in horsemanship under the tutelage of established trainers, including Craig Martin and Tony McEvoy. Cody rode some talented gallopers in this time, including Fields of Omagh in the 2003 Cox Plate.
Cody turned his hand to training in 2008, after gaining his license. He has since trained more than 70 winners, and has achieved a winning strike rate of more than 20% for the last 10 years. Priding himself on presenting every horse in immaculate condition on race day, Cody’s patience, hands-on approach and natural ability ensures his continued success.
Cody’s proven track record and statistics speak for themselves and cement his place as a trainer at the top of his field.