Holly Shineton

  1. How Long have you worked here? I’m just starting my second season
  2. Who is your favourite horse? My favourite horse is Ecco
  3. What’s your favourite or proudest moment in racing? When we had 1st and 2nd in the Queen Mother Champion Chase with Politologue and Dynamite Dollars.
  4. What is your pet hate/makes you angry? When someone’s white trainers aren’t white
  5. Who is your hero? Richard Johnson because he was on board the first winner I led up
  6. What's your favourite food? I don’t have a favourite. Food is my hobby!
  7. What are your favourite three drinks? Gin, lemon and lime. Vodka cranberry. Strawberry and Lime Kopparberg.
  8. What's the last movie you watched? Bohemian Rhapsody
  9. What's your favourite song/artist? Someone you loved - Lewis Capaldi
  10. What song gets you on the dance floor? Intoxicated - Martin Solveig

Kate McCormack

  1. How Long have you worked here? I started in 2013, I’m one of the old birds!
  2. Who is your favourite horse? Definitely Secret Investor, one of the kindest, sweetest horses you’ll come across
  3. What’s your favourite or proudest moment in racing? The proudest and also the most intimidating thing I’ve ever done was making the finals at the Godolphin Stud & Stable staff awards 2020.
  4. What is your pet hate/makes you angry? Mess & Clutter!
  5. Who is your hero? Definitely my Mum. She is the most hard working, supportive, Caring & Generous woman I’ve ever known.
  6. What's your favourite food? I like to follow something known as the Pizza & Porridge diet!
  7. What are your favourite three drinks? Coffee, Coffee, and also Coffee.
  8. What's the last movie you watched? Harry Potter
  9. What's your favourite song/artist? Anything that I can belt out in the car!
  10. What song gets you on the dance floor? Sean Paul – Temperature

Flo Willis

  1. How Long have you worked here? One season
  2. Who is your favourite horse? Capeland
  3. What’s your favourite or proudest moment in racing? Capeland winning second time out at Ascot last season after the first time out disaster!
  4. What is your pet hate/makes you angry? When people put jam on scones before the cream!
  5. Who is your hero? My 93yo Italian Grandmother (Nonna).
  6. What's your favourite food? I should say salad… but definitely anything Italian!
  7. What are your favourite three drinks? Espresso Martini, Tea, smoothies!
  8. What's the last movie you watched? Bohemian Rhapsody
  9. What's your favourite song/artist? Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Deep Blue Something
  10. What song gets you on the dance floor? The Combine Harvester Song by The Wurzles

Lorcan Williams

  1. How Long have you worked here? Four-and-a-half years
  2. Who is your favourite horse? Darling Maltaix, Truckers Lodge and Monsieur Gibraltar – can’t pick between them – sorry!
  3. What’s your favourite or proudest moment in racing? Winning the Midlands National for Su and Gordon Hall aboard Truckers Lodge
  4. What is your pet hate/makes you angry? I get frustrated with losing
  5. Who is your hero? My father, Chris Williams
  6. What's your favourite food? Digestive biscuits
  7. What are your favourite three drinks? Tea, coffee and Lucozade
  8. What's the last movie you watched? The Breakfast Club
  9. What's your favourite song/artist? Stereophonics
  10. What song gets you on the dance floor? Hotel California

Kate Nutt

  1. How Long have you worked here? Four years this December.
  2. Who is your favourite horse? San Benedeto
  3. What’s your favourite or proudest moment in racing? I have too many favourite and proud moments. But winning at Cheltenham is amazing.
  4. What is your pet hate/makes you angry? People who are late and don’t listen.
  5. Who is your hero? Noel Fehily
  6. What's your favourite food? Steak and a nice salad.
  7. What are your favourite three drinks? Coffee. Wine. Gin.
  8. What's the last movie you watched? Grease
  9. What's your favourite song/artist? Coldplay - Sky Full of Stars
  10. What song gets you on the dance floor? Anything cheesy.

Keagan Kirkby

  1. How Long have you worked here? Since July 2019
  2. Who is your favourite horse? My all time favourite is Kauto Star, horse in yard now is Clan des obeaux, but my favourite to look after is Danse Idol.
  3. What’s your favourite or proudest moment in racing? Completing for the first time pointing, I finished 4th at Ston Easton (which is my local point to point and is 2 mins from home) on Withey Mills who I trained myself
  4. What is your pet hate/makes you angry? Laziness
  5. Who is your hero? Ruby Walsh
  6. What's your favourite food? Indian, lamb rogan josh curry.
  7. What are your favourite three drinks? Thatchers Haze, Jack Daniels & Coke and a good old fashioned cup of tea.
  8. What's the last movie you watched? Bohemian Rhapsody.
  9. What's your favourite song/artist? Coldplay
  10. What song gets you on the dance floor? Anything when on a night out!

Scott Sainsbury

  1. How Long have you worked here? Two seasons.
  2. Who is your favourite horse? Bob & Co
  3. What’s your favourite or proudest moment in racing? Finishing runner up in the newcomer category at the Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards.
  4. What is your pet hate/makes you angry? Noisy eaters
  5. Who is your hero? Sir A.P.Mccoy
  6. What's your favourite food? Pizza
  7. What are your favourite three drinks? Beer, Apple juice and Wine.
  8. What's the last movie you watched? Sweeney Todd.
  9. What's your favourite song/artist? Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen
  10. What song gets you on the dance floor? Sweet Caroline

Leo Ullrich

  1. How Long have you worked here? Two seasons and a few months and I hope to survive another few seasons’ in good health.
  2. Who is your favourite horse? My heart's desire was Tidal bay, but I have a professional approach to horses and I like everyone the same, this approach was taught to us at school.
  3. What’s your favourite or proudest moment in racing? When I see a horse with perfect movement mechanics on the track, including a great jumping potential.
  4. What is your pet hate/makes you angry? Probably nothing.
  5. Who is your hero? Everyone who does not forget moral values.
  6. What's your favourite food? Sirloin steak with pepper sauce, chips, garnish.
  7. What are your favourite three drinks? Jack Daniels with coke, Jameson with coke, Czech rum with coke.
  8. What's the last movie you watched? The Emperor of Paris.
  9. What's your favourite song/artist? Metallica - Nothing Else Matters
  10. What song gets you on the dance floor? Any after the third shot.

David Rochester

  1. How Long have you worked here? Since 2011
  2. Who is your favourite horse? Any horse with a recent ‘1’ in its form figures! I’m quite fickle with my affections.
  3. What’s your favourite or proudest moment in racing? I believe pride comes before a fall so I don’t have much truck with that. I don’t really have a favourite ‘moment’ either as I enjoy every day. I wouldn’t want to do anything else.
  4. What is your pet hate/ makes you angry? I’ve too many to list although tardiness and absenteeism really get my goat.
  5. Who is your hero? Brian Nicholls. When I grow up I’m going to be like him.
  6. What's your favourite food? Dominos. Although other fast food pizza chains are available.
  7. What are your favourite three drinks? Coke, Pepsi and Coke.
  8. What's the last movie you watched? The Wizard of Oz. I promise I only watched it because my children were. I’m not a friend of Dorothy usually.
  9. What's your favourite song/artist? Probably something pre 2000. It’s a fact that most contemporary music is rubbish.
  10. What song gets you on the dance floor? The song hasn’t been written that can entice me willingly onto a dance floor. I’m 6ft 3 and socially awkward so I have no business being there.

Michelle Kramer

  1. How Long have you worked here? 12 years
  2. Who is your favourite horse? Danny Whizzbang
  3. What’s your favourite or proudest moment in racing? Meeting the Queen when she visited the yard in 2019.
  4. What is your pet hate/ makes you angry? People not doing their job properly!
  5. Who is your hero? Clifford Baker, for the amount of work he does from year to year and he’s one of the nicest guys you’ll find.
  6. What's your favourite food? Chicken on the barbeque
  7. What are your favourite three drinks? Cider, Gin, White Wine
  8. What's the last movie you watched? Dear John
  9. What's your favourite song/artist? James Bay – Let It Go
  10. What song gets you on the dance floor? Anything once I’ve had a drink!