Ben PaulingThe Team

Tom David - Assistant Trainer

Tom David - Assistant Trainer

Tom's input has been invaluable, he is a key part of this team and we look forward to the season ahead, with his fantastic knowledge of Racing he will have a key role in race plans as well as many other aspects. A man who knows how to have a good time so we are confident our owners will be having a fantastic day when Tom is there racing!

Meet Tom

Favourite Horse?

The Captains Inn

Best thing about BPR?

The Cake!

1 thing on your bucket List?

Win a hot dog eating competetion!

 

Gill Tate - Head Lass

Gill Tate - Head Lass

We are thrilled to have Gill here as Head Lass. Previously she had been running a pre training and breaking yard with her partner Vince, previously to that she worked in Racing for many years. She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the yard and we are very lucky to have her on board.

Meet Gill, (Gilly, Gillian)

Favourite Horse?

Love them all the same!

Favourite thing about BPR?

A forward moving yard with exciting horses

1 thing on your bucket list?

Stay healthy

 

Lisa Berry - Yard Manager

Lisa Berry - Yard Manager

Lisa joined us as Yard Manager this year and we're delighted to have her as a key member of the team. She brings with her a huge amount of knowledge and is a huge part of this team.

Meet Lisa

Favourite horse?

The Cob and Creep Desbois

Favourite thing about BPR?

Like it all!

1 thing on your bucket list?

Stop Falling off!

Hannah Vowles - Secretary

Hannah Vowles - Secretary

Hannah's attributes go beyond the role of secretary. She has a wealth of experience in the horse world having worked for some the most well known people in the industry. Her CV includes the likes of top class eventer William Fox Pitt and the powerful Highclere Thourough Bred Racing. She herself a knowledgable horsewomen who has come back into racing with ease and her role extends beyond the office she can also be seen at the Races representing the team. Her calm attitude, fantastic sense of humour and ability to excel in any situation proves to be invaluable.

Meet Han, Hananah Banana!

Favourite Horse?

Bright Forecast 

Favourite thing about BPR?

Bringing my dog to work! 

1 thing on your bucket list?

Horse Safari 

Nick Whiteman - Travelling Head Lad

Nick Whiteman - Travelling Head Lad

Nick joined Ben in his second season he has from day one been a team player and significant member of the team and we are delighted that he has now taken on the role of Traveling Head Lad. His ability to deal with situations in a composed manner and his hands on approach to anything makes him the ideal person.

Meet Nick aka Cheznie!

Favourite Horse?

Willoughby Court

Favourite thing about BPR?

Fun Times

1 thing on your bucket List?

Sky Dive

 

Hannah Worgan - Second Travelling Head Person

Hannah Worgan - Second Travelling Head Person

Meet Hannah, Han, Hannahbanna....

Favourite Horse?

Le Breuil

Favourite thing about BPR?

The Whole Sha Bang!

1 thing on your bucket list?

Travelling

Jason Dixon - Conditional

Jason Dixon - Conditional

Favourite Horse?

Equus Secretus   

Favourite thing about BPR?

Ben himself.. and Flo  

1 thing on your bucket list?

Sky Dive

Dougie Gittins - Media Manager

Dougie Gittins - Media Manager

Dougie is now in his third year here and I know our owners love his videos. He has now set up on his own trading as Thoroughvision and is in half the week so you can still enjoy being on the gallops form where ever you are in the world!

Meet Dougie

Whats your favourite horse?

Dolatulo

Whats your favourite thing about BPR?

Off road adventures on the Gator!

One thing on your bucket list?

To ride around the big fences at Aintree.

Evan David - Feed Man

Evan David - Feed Man

Evan is the brother of Assistant Trainer Tom. Like his brother has worked in racing all of his life and has been at Tim Vaughan's for many years. He is a top class Ameuter Jockey and will continue his pointing this season. We're delighted to welcome him to the team.

Meet Evan aka Kev!

Favourite Horse?

Willoughby Court

Favourite thing about BPR?

The Sessions!

1 thing on your bucket list?

Staying Alive!

Joe Golding - Feed Man

Joe Golding - Feed Man

He has many racing links from before coming here and has loved the sport for a long time. He is always looking for extra work to do and improvements to be made on the yard. He is a great addition to the team and took on the role of feeding with Evan at the begining of this season.

Meet Joe (Joey, Snowy)

Favourite Horse?

Fawsley Spirit

Favourite thing about BPR?

How long have you got!

1 thing on your buckey list?

Jennifer Aniston, I'll say no more!

 

Sophie Pauling

Sophie Pauling

Sophs has been a huge support to Ben and is very much a part of the team. She nearly always accompanies Ben racing and gets on very well with everyone and particularly enjoys entertaining the owners. She is originally from the Scottish Borders and her family is steeped in hunting and racing history.

Meet Sophs

Favourite Horse?

All of them though maybe just Ravens Tower!

Favourite thing about BPR?

The team and the laughing.

1 thing on your bucket list?

To drive across America!

 

 

Oliver Andrews

Oliver Andrews

aka Olly

Favourite Horse?

Olly has two favourites; Raise Your Shades and Special Buddy  

Favourite thing about BPR?

The people

1 thing on your bucket list?

Travelling and to ride over fences

Becky Buckley & Flo Wright

Becky Buckley & Flo Wright

Meet Becky and Flo double trouble!!

Favourite Horse?

Becky - Unai  Flo- Treaty Girl

Favourite thing about BPR?

Becky the friends Flo - the laughter

1 thing on your bucket list?

Becky and Flo - Point to point

 

 

Mary Downes

Mary Downes

Mary joins the team with a wealth of experience and we are delighted to have her on board.

Favourite Horse?

I like quite a few but Sebastian Beach and Banana Joe

Favourite thing about BPR?

They're all alright!

1 Thing on your bucket list?

To see Banana Joe win the National 

Nathan Green

Nathan Green

Nathan joins us from the Northern Racing College and its great to have him as part of the team. He works hard and is a dedicated member.

Meet Nathan (Nath)

Favourite Horse?

Captains Inn

Favourite thing about BPR?

The People

1 thing on your bucket list?

Travelling

Matty Ingle

Matty Ingle

Matty has joined us from Nigel Twiston-Davies. He is from Liverpool and grew up watching racing at the home of the Grand National. He is a very able pilot and is great on all of the difficult horses.

Meet Matty 'you can take the boy out of Liverpool but you cant take Liverpool out of the boy!'

Favourite Horse?

Tel'Art

Favourite thing about BPR?

Atmosphere

1 thing on your bucket list?

To ride over the National Fences even if its just the first!

 

Jake Launchbury

Jake Launchbury

Jake is an excellent rider and is a key member to our team this year. He will be one of our main work/schooling jockeys this year.

Meet Jake (Jakey boy)

Favourite Horse?

Linenhall

Favourite thing about BPR?

The Crack

1 thing on your bucket list?

Ride 5 point winners this season

Myles Osborne

Myles Osborne

Myles joined us from the British Racing School. He always has a smile on his face and is enjoying learning every day about racing.  

Meet Myles (Mylo)

Favourite Horse?

Big Difference

Favourite thing about BPR?

Its just great!

1 thing on your bucket list?

Ride pointing

Holly Osborne

Holly Osborne

Holly has a wealth of knowledge with horses and has her own eventers which she competes at home. Its great to have her as part of the team and she's lovely person to have around.

Meet Holly

Favourite Horse?

Kildisart

Favourite thing about BPR?

The horses

1 thing on your bucket list?

To ride around Badminton.

Alice Price

Alice Price

Meet Alice our good time girl who loves to laugh....

Favourite Horse?

Northern Bound

Favourite thing about BPR?

People

1 thing on your bucket list?

Go Traveling  

Sarah Phillips

Sarah Phillips

Sarah's love of horses has be brought her into racing and we're delighted she's joined our team.

Meet Sarah the pocket rocket!

Favourite Horse?

Savannah Roar

Favourite thing about BPR?

The Fun we all have

1 thing on your bucket list?

To be a Jockey

 

Paige Topley

Paige Topley

Paige is a very good rider who has ridden in point-to-points.

Favourite Horse?

Not At Present

Favourite thing about BPR?

The people and the horses  

1 thing on your bucket list?

Swimming with pigs  

Megan Tisshaw

Megan Tisshaw

Meg rides out and is a good pilote on a horse. She is going to university to study veterinary nursing.

Favourite Horse?

Stage Summit and Banana Joe

Favourite thing about BPR?

I love being around the horses

1 thing on your bucket list?

To work in New Zealand

Ella McGarthy-Jones

Ella McGarthy-Jones

Favourite Horse?

Sebastian Beach 

Best thing about BPR?

The people

1 thing on your bucket List?

To become a jockey! 

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