Mahon lands key Juddmonte position to exchange Grimthorpe



Juddmonte has introduced that Barry Mahon will tackle the duty for all European racing following the retirement of Teddy Grimthorpe.

Grimthorpe introduced in April that he was stepping down from his long-standing position as racing supervisor for Juddmonte Farms after 22 years.

Ready he took over in 1999, Grimthorpe managed all the late Khalid Abdullah’s horses in Europe, overseeing such greats of the Turf as Frankel and Allow.

Mahon, presently Stud Director Eire for Juddmonte, will proceed to run Irish operations and turns into Normal Manger Eire and European Racing from June 21, with a key a part of his position being to liaise with Juddmonte’s trainers within the UK, France and Eire.

Barry Mahon was born and bred into Juddmonte. His father Rory Mahon has been at Ferrans Stud with Juddmonte for practically 40 years and stays a extremely valued member of the workforce. Rory will proceed to assist handle the Irish stud operation.

Douglas Erskine Crum, Chief Govt of Juddmonte, mentioned: “As racing supervisor for Juddmonte’s late proprietor, Prince Khalid Abdullah, Teddy managed all Juddmonte’s European horses in coaching and performed a number one position in Juddmonte’s constant and sustained success worldwide on the very highest degree in racing.

“On behalf of Prince Khalid’s household and all of us previous and current at Juddmonte, I thank Teddy for all he has achieved, 12 months after 12 months, and we want him the easiest of fine fortune for the long run.

“We’re delighted Barry is taking over the extra European racing position. He’s ideally positioned to tackle Teddy’s duties in Europe and, along with Rory, proceed to handle Juddmonte Eire.”

After working for John Gosden, Barry Mahon accomplished an honours diploma in Equine Science and Worldwide Enterprise Administration at Oxford Brookes College. Throughout this time, he accomplished work placements with Coolmore Eire, Coolmore USA and Highclere Stud.

Upon completion of his diploma, he was appointed Yearling Supervisor at Grangecon Stud in Eire, earlier than turning into supervisor of Clarecastle Farm (breeders of Approved and Order of St George) in Eire, a place he held for 12 years earlier than becoming a member of Juddmonte in 2017.

Garrett O’Rourke stays Normal Supervisor USA, chargeable for Juddmonte’s stud actions and racing within the USA, whereas Simon Mockridge stays Normal Supervisor UK, chargeable for stud actions within the UK, together with the European stallions and broodmares.

Claude Beniada continues to signify Juddmonte in France, reporting to Barry Mahon.





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