The Team

Matt Harrington - General Manager
Business Operations, Marketing & Owner Communications
Mobile: 0412 159 144

Matt has been part of Danny's team for more than a decade. He has been an asset to our business since joining the stable as Racing Manager in 2008, coming across from the North Melbourne Football Club. He has a great understanding of the industry, our business and developing relationships with our clients.

In his role as General Manager, Matt is always aiming to grow the business, while guiding our staff of 45, as we aim to continually provide our clients with industry leading experience on the back of our expert communications systems and protocols.

Ben Gleeson - Assistant Trainer (Flemington)
Day-to-day stable management
Mobile: 0437 269 848

Ben Gleeson joined the team in in 2018 after two years experience working in Newmarket, England running a yard for trainer Hugo Palmer. Originally from Euroa, off a family stud farm Ben has aspirations to train and has gained much experience from his overseas journey and starting out at Caulfield with Peter Moody.

Paul Koumis - Assistant Trainer (Barwon Heads)
Day-to-day farm management

Paul has been a valued member of Danny’s team for years. The experienced track rider is Danny’s travelling foreman and he runs the day-to-day operations of the 13th Beach Training Facility, which is just outside Barwon Heads. With up to 30-40 horses in work at any one time, Paul oversees a vibrant staff at the beachside location.


General Administration Office

PO Box 9

Ascot Vale, Vic, 3032

Phone: (03) 9372 2466

Fax: (03) 9372 2583


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