Nominations Open for 2023 Stud and Stable Staff Awards

Organizers are urging Australia’s Thoroughbred marketplace companies to use the festive time to identify the sector’s big workforce—who hold it jogging 365 days a year—by nominating persons for the 2023 Stud and Secure Personnel Awards.

The once-a-year awards, throughout seven types with a total prize pool of AU$100,000, aims to figure out and reward the determination, hard function, and enthusiasm of the people who are at the coronary heart of the Australian Thoroughbred market: the stud and secure personnel.

The awards, initial launched in 2015, are supported by a array of supporters, such as Godolphin, Thoroughbred Breeders Australia, Inglis, and Magic Hundreds of thousands, with nominations for subsequent year’s categories now open.

ANZ Bloodstock News is also supporting the annual awards as a media spouse.

Thoroughbred Breeders Australia main govt Tom Reilly thinks the Stud and Secure Staff members Awards are a good way to accept the staff who get up each and every and each and every day to make sure the field operates smoothly.

Indication up for

“I have been fortunate enough to go to the awards every 12 months. It is just a excellent celebration of the gals and guys in the business who keep the wheels turning 365 times a yr,” Reilly mentioned yesterday.

“I assume it also gives a fantastic chance for employers and other persons to nominate employees as a way of acknowledging their difficult perform. 

“It is anything for people today to imagine about in that even heading by the method of nominating people is a way of stating to anyone that you benefit their hard work.”

Nominations can be built through the internet site. Reilly said the awards were all-encompassing, not just for workers who operate for the major farms or the large racing stables.

“The nomination system has been designed to be really easy, and we are opening up the nominations nice and early to give people today a lot of time to assume about it,” he said. 

“People today have received almost two months to give it some thought and to get their software in and we admit all those people who are finalists. 

“If you search at the honor roll of past winners, it really is a terrific case in point we’ve experienced winners from correct throughout the place, from little farms, huge farms, huge trainers, tiny trainers, so really judges are looking for persons who have shown outstanding talent and motivation and I would motivate anyone who is contemplating about nominating a person to get on and do it.”

He additional: “The very initially awards, the total winner was Jenny Watson from Tasmania. She experienced labored at Armidale Stud for a lot of, lots of decades. 

“Jenny was a wonderful winner, but in its subsequent many years we have really shown that you don’t have to be from one of the more substantial farms or one particular of the even bigger trainers the judges are seriously earning their judgments based on the high quality of the nominees.”

Nominations for the 2023 Stud and Secure Workers Awards close Feb. 17, with the awards ceremony set for May well 24 on the Gold Coast, coinciding with the Magic Tens of millions National Sale.

Leadership Award (Stud or Secure)—Sponsored by the Victoria Racing Club—Trophy and AU$10,000 to the winner. AU$3,000 to the runner-up.

An award to an particular person staff members member in a managerial or supervisory job in a stud or secure who has displayed management qualities—in unique, in terms of excellent individuals administration, mentoring and guidance of personnel, awareness to office wellbeing and safety, dedication to continual advancement, and displaying good company acumen.

Horsemanship Award (Stud or Steady)—Sponsored by Inglis—Trophy and AU$10,000 to the winner. AU$3,000 to the runner-up.

An award to an specific workers member who has shown talent for horsemanship, regularity, and dependability in or out of the saddle. Need to consist of an affinity with horses and supplying a precedence to animal welfare. Have to demonstrate a diploma of success with the Thoroughbred, no matter whether it be in breeding or racing or both of those, that has been born out of their particular talent established.

Commitment to Breeding Award—Sponsored by Magic Millions—Trophy and AU$10,000 to the winner. AU$3,000 to the runner-up.

An award to an specific team member who has proven talent in Thoroughbred breeding horsemanship, regularity, and dependability in a stud function. Have to have at least 5 yrs of provider in the breeding field and ought to have been pivotal in their employer’s accomplishment.

Devotion to Racing Award—Sponsored by the Australian Turf Club—Trophy and AU$10,000 to the winner. AU$3,000 to the runner-up.

An award to an personal staff member who has demonstrated talent for horsemanship in the racing area and consistency and trustworthiness in a racing job. Need to have at minimum 5 a long time of company in the racing field and will have to have been pivotal in their employer’s good results.

Administrative and Ancillary Providers Award—Sponsored by the MRC Foundation—Trophy and AU$10,000 to the winner. AU$3,000 to the runner-up.

An award to an particular person who functions in any administrative or other support company function inside of the Thoroughbred racing and breeding sectors. This involves, but is not limited to, administration/corporate roles, sales positions, auctioneers, gardeners, veterinary methods, farriers, barrier attendants, horse transportation, grounds staff in sales firms, breeding farms or racecourses, horse dentists, and physiotherapists.

Thoroughbred Treatment and Welfare Award—Sponsored by Racing Queensland—Trophy and AU$10,000 to the winner. AU$3,000 to the runner-up.

An award to an particular person who has shown a determination to the treatment and welfare of Thoroughbreds who are not actively racing, and/or designed a larger awareness, enthusiasm, and care for the Thoroughbred horse in its 2nd/alternate career (breeding, breaking, pre- and article-racing vocation, rehoming, retraining, giving a at ease retirement, etc.). This may possibly be, for example, a peaceful achiever/paid or volunteer in retraining or rehoming of the Thoroughbred. (The winner will not be qualified for the Thoroughbred Excellence Award.)

Newcomer Award (Stud or Steady)—Sponsored by Thoroughbred Marketplace Professions and Marcus Oldham College—Trophy, AU$5,000 to the winner. AU$3,000 to the runner-up.

An award to an personal who has worked in the field, in any capability, for significantly less than 3 several years. The winner will display a passion for, pride in, and an superb contribution to the Thoroughbred marketplace. The winner will stand out from other newcomers and will be recognized as a foreseeable future and substantial beneficial member of this business. (This winner will not be eligible for the Thoroughbred Excellence Award.)

Thoroughbred Excellence Award—Overall Award (Stud or Stable)—Sponsored by Godolphin—Trophy and an further AU$5,000 to the winner.

The winner will be selected from a person of the 5 categories (i.e. excludes Thoroughbred Treatment and Welfare Award and Newcomer Award). They must have made a substantial, extraordinary contribution to the sector.