07/07/2009 12:00AM

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John Brocklebank and Shane Chipman's BC3 Thoroughbreds sales and pinhooking company has hired Travis Smith as its equine operations manager. Smith, who previously has worked for such companies as Foster's Group and Deloitte UK, among others, will oversee BC3 operations in both Australia and the United States from his base in Melbourne, Australia.