05/16/2014 11:08AM

Darley Flying Start announces 2014-2016 trainees


The Darley International Student Program has selected its 2014-2016 class of trainees for its two-year Darley Flying Start scholarship.

The Flying Start program allows trainees to learn and experience management operations in various segments of the Thoroughbred industry at points around the world. The 2014-2016 class will commence their training at Kildangan Stud in Ireland on August 18, and will eventually spend time in England, Australia, Dubai, and the U.S.

The newest Darley Flying Start class includes Bryce Bevan (Australia), Fanny Cypres (France), Caoimhe Doherty (Ireland), Lauren Dunning (Australia), Steven Hampson (USA), Hallie Hardy (USA), Sam Harte (Ireland), Violet Hesketh (U.K.), Emma Pugsley (U.K.), Dane Robinson (Australia), John Rowe (Ireland), and Miriam Wadham (U.K.).

“We are delighted by the caliber of this group of Flying Start trainees,” said Darley director Joe Osborne, who was part of the selection panel. “We had a high standard of applicant again this year which is a reassuring vote of confidence for our program and the future of the Thoroughbred business globally.”