Harper Lodge Team

  • Chris Scally

    Assistant Trainer Chris has been at Harper Lodge 30 years and although one of the quieter members of the team, his vast experience of horses ensures the smooth running of the yard at all times. He’s a keen football and cricket fan and supports Arsenal. His favourite racecourse is Newmarket’s July course and his favourite racehorse is the 1986 Arc winner, Dancing Brave.

  • Graham Mash

    Travelling Head Lad for the last 31 years, Graham started at the yard in 1981 as an apprentice for Ken. He rode three winners including one of the stable’s favourites, Dawn’s Delight and his claim to fame was beating Willie Carson a head, so depriving him of 100 winners for the season.  Hobbies include quizzes and darts, his favourite course is York and dual July Cup runner-up Tropics is his favourite horse.

  • Jean Wallace

    Jean too has been at the yard over 30 years having joined in 1984.  Formerly Head Girl, Jean now oversees all veterinary and staff welfare matters. Cheltenham is her favourite racecourse and she enjoys spending time with family, riding and eating out.

  • Jack Duern

    The yard’s stable apprentice who joined in 2016, Jack has ridden 60 winners and claims three pounds. Hunting and ice hockey are two of his main interests while he lists Epsom and Forever Yours as his favourite course and horse.

  • Natalie Byrne

    Natalie first joined Dean in 2010 and after a break has recently returned.  Her favourite course is York and favourite horse is Tropics.  Interests outside racing include ice skating, film, theatre and clubbing.

  • Arvin Chadee

    Arvin joined Dean in 2015. One of the first horses he remembers watching was the 2002 dual Derby winner, High Chaparral, so he lists him as his favourite horse while Ascot is his favourite track. He is a keen Liverpool supporter, who goes to the games when he can.

  • Emily Crossman

    Emily joined the team in 2006 and has been placed several times for the yard. An experienced horsewoman, she’s often put on the more difficult horses in the mornings. She enjoys socialising with friends and lists York as her favourite course and the yard’s top-rated Librisa Breeze as her favourite horse.

  • Courtney Eggleton

    Courtney joined the stables in 2015 and enjoys food, socialising with friends and holidays.  She also likes Chelmsford and her favourite racehorse is Roman Legion.

  • Jemmer Fowler

    Jemmer also joined in 2013 and soon settled in as a key team player. Her interests include interior design and veterinary nursing while her favourite course and horse are Chelmsford and multiple all-weather winner, Eljaddaaf.

  • Steve Garland

    Steve is one of two Irish lads in the yard which may explain while See The Stars is his favourite horse and The Curragh his favourite racecourse! He has a mischievous sense of humour but enjoys his racing. His interests include fishing and nights out.

  • Adrian Hirons

    A member of the team since 2008, Adrian is not only one of the best turned lads at the racecourse but he’s always quietly talking to the horses as he leads up, keeping them calm and relaxed. Football and Plymouth Argyle are two of his passions, Haydock is his favourite course and Carnival Day his favourite horse.

  • Angelica Hambis

    Angelica came to Harper Lodge in 2015 and prides herself on her fitness. She is also interested in art and her favourite racecourse is Goodwood and her favourite horse is All-weather Horse of the Year for 2015/16, Tangramm.

  • Alex Humphreys

    Alex started at Harper Lodge in 2013. An enthusiastic member of the team and one who drives horses to the races, she enjoys football, Chelsea and reading. Goodwood is her favourite course and multiple winning Links Drive Lady her favourite horse.

  • James Kenny

    One of the youngest and newest members of the team, having joined in May 2017, James’ favourite horse is multiple winner, Soaring Spirits and his favourite course is Kempton while he enjoys Xbox in his spare time.

  • Dave McCann

    Dave has only been at the yard since this year but has a wealth of experience. He has worked abroad and his interests are football and FC Köln. Albaren is his favourite horse while his favourite course is Cologne in Germany.

  • Vicky Sharpe

    Vicky joined the team straight from college in 2000. She’s been around horses for as long as she can remember and she is a key member of the team, combining stable and office duties. Vicky looks forward to her holidays, named Lancelot Du Lac as her favourite horse and is another who identified York as her favourite track.

  • Isis Phillips

    Isis started at the yard last year. Her main interest outside racing is art and she particularly enjoys drawing and painting. Treble Strike is her favourite horse while Goodwood is her preferred course.

  • Dimitris Mylonas

    A former jockey, Dimitris won races here and in Dubai. His favourite horse is Conceal, on whom he won at Nad al Sheba. His favourite course is Newmarket’s Rowley Mile while he is a keen football supporter who follows Liverpool.

  • Cobi Vitler

    Cobi is the youngest lad in the yard and joined in May 2017.  He enjoys socialising at the races and lists Yarmouth as his favourite course. The winning sprinter, Marquee Club is his favourite horse which he used to ride at Jamie Osborne’s.