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Geoff Leitch New Darley Vict Manager
Meanwhile Darley Australia announced Geoff Leitch (who has been managing Darley's Emirates Stud Farm in Dubai for the past 6 years) will be joining Darley's Australian team in July. Leitch (born in New Zealand) has also previously worked at Gainesway Farm in Kentucky, the Malaysian National Stud Farm, Derrinstown Stud in Ireland, Cambridge & Trewlawney Studs in New Zealand, plus GSA Bloodstock & Muranna Stud in Victoria. Darley's Australian general manager Oliver Tait commented: "We are very fortunate to have Geoff joining the Darley team in Australia & heading our new stallion farm in Victoria. His vast knowledge & experience will ensure our Victorian stud gets off to a solid start in what is a very important year for us." Leitch added: "It is such an exciting opportunity to join Darley's Victorian operation from inception. I have seen the farm at Seymour & it is a truly magnificent property. We will be standing 5 outstanding stallions this year including Reset, Dubai Destination & Consolidator."