Racing NSW, TAFE NSW Western Sydney

Our Team

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Karlie Triffitt

Training Manager

  • Workplace Trainer and Assessor
  • Diploma of education UNSW
  • Bachelor of Biotechnology
  • Secondary School Science Teacher (Biology, Chemistry)
  • Experience in all aspects of stable work, trackwork, eventing, dressage
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Dan Power

Workplace Trainer & Assessor - Metro/Prov

  • Workplace Trainer & Assessor.
  • Foreman for leading stable.
  • International eventing groom.
  • Groom for the Athens olympics.
  • Experience in all aspects of stable work, trackwork, eventing,dressage
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Jamie Whitney

Workplace Trainer & Assessor - SERA & BH/CWDRA

  • Former Jockey
  • Qualified Workplace Trainer and Assessor
  • Leading Sydney Apprentice
  • Canberra Cup winner
  • Topped a century of winners in multiple seasons
  • Winner of Country Jockeys Award
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Phillip O'Brien

eLearning, Web and Digital Media Officer

  • Racing Journalist
  • Photographer
  • Former Yearling Sales & Race Series Co-Ordinator
  • Racing Administration NSW Harness Racing Club
  • Former Race Judge
  • Qualifying/Requalifying Supervisor
  • First Aid Officer
  • Certificate IV Training & Assessing
  • Assistant Jockey Occupational Health and Safety Officer
Rodney Quinn

Rodney Quinn

Jockey Mentor

  • Former Jockey
  • Qualified Workplace Trainer and Assessor
  • Won in excess of 2000 races
  • Group One Sydney Cup winner (Stand To Gain 2011)
  • Group One wins in Spring Championships (Doctor Doom 2011), The BMW (Grand Zulu 2004) and Mercedes Classic (Curata Storm 2002)
  • Partnered champion racehorse Lonhro for 6 wins and a 2nd, including Group Two, the Stan Fox Stakes, Royal Sovereign Stakes and the Hobartville Stakes
  • Won at his last race ride as a jockey aboard Merlin Mustang (1/7/2013)
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Michael Donoghue

Workplace Trainer & Assessor - SDRA

  • Former Jockey
  • Former Trainer
  • Race Starter
  • Jockey Mentor
  • Qualified Workplace Trainer and Assessor
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Jenny Schott

Workplace Trainer and Assessor

  • Workplace Trainer and Assessor
  • Former Stable Forman
  • Horse Handling and Training
  • Equine Produce
Pat Webster

Pat Webster

Drug and Alcohol Mentor

  • Drug and Alcohol Mentor
  • Horse trainer
  • Former Jockey