The Bradbury Park Team

Kenny Best

Kenny has joined the Bp Team 1st June 2018 as Farm Manager.  He is working alongside Casey and Michelle Dando assisting to oversee the operation of both Farms.  Kenny is a great asset to Bradbury Park complimenting the team with his Management & Horsemanship Skills while entrusted with the care & attention of Bloodstock located on the 220 acres.

 

RHIANNA MARSHALL

Rhianna joined Bradbury Park in November 2010 where she leads the Team when Casey is unavailable and assists with the management of Sales Preparation. Rhianna has vast knowledge as she has worked among all facets of the Industry for top Stud’s like Trelawney Stud, Cambridge.

 

JAMIE OTTO

Jamie multitasks at Bradbury, he works with the Bloodstock, fixes the machinery & keeps up with maintenance.

 

 

 

WHITEBAIT (ANDREW SMELLIE) – FARRIER

Whitebait is a highly skilled Farrier who has worked around the World including a long period in Japan.  He has won competitions and has techniques for any Horse.  He is a huge asset to Bradbury Park with his knowledge and ability to corrective trim foals.

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DAVE HANLON – REPRODUCTIVE VET – MATAMATA VETERINARY SERVICES

Dave has skills second to none, he is motivated and will try new techniques to ensure your Mare gets in foal or has been given the best opportunity to produce a positive result.  Interestingly Dave can soundly sex a foal at 62 days of gestation.  During the off season he is busy lecturing in Australia and America.

 

DAVE KEENAN – ALL PURPOSE VET/SALES XRAYING – MATAMATA VETERINARY SERVICES

DK is a Vet who is in hot demand, his knowledge and abilities are supported with top facilities for any surgery required.  He has a good eye for any corrective procedure required on a foal and thoroughly inspects yearlings or sale horses where he puts his personal relationships aside and is honest with a business/investment perspective.

 

LEIGH DE CLIFFORD – FARM VET – MATAMATA VETERINARY SERVICES

Leigh has been involved with Bradbury Park since 2013, he has vast experience and knowledge of the Equine Mechanics and is highly respected by Casey and Michelle Dando.  Leigh assesses the animal and provides an informative and thorough line of treatment with consideration of the costs associated with the injury or requirement.  His international experience is a valuable asset to the Bradbury Park Team.

 

 


 

 

 

BOONY 

The kids pony joined the Dando family as Daisy’s 1st birthday present in July 2008. He was a pleasure to have around the farm and brought the kids many hours of happiness.  Sadly Boony passed away November 2013 but is remembered fondly by the Bradbury Park team.

 

 

 

GUNS AT FIVE

Retired from his Racing Career between NZ & Australia producing 9 wins including Black Type he resides at Bradbury Park.