Austin Luttrell, with a background in both the Standardbred and Thoroughbred industries, has joined the team at David Reid's Preferred Equine Marketing. Luttrell served as an assistant to trainers Christophe Clement and Kiaran McLaughlin, and was a manager at Denali Stud and Donamire Farm. He also worked for Magic Millions in Australia as a bloodstock consultant. Luttrell has owned, bred and trained Standardbreds, winning his first race as an owner/trainer at his hometown track, the Red Mile and he formed and managed the Cats by 90, LLC partnership.
“I'm incredibly excited for this opportunity to work with Preferred Equine,” Luttrell said. “Preferred is a pillar in the harness racing industry, and has a growing presence in the Thoroughbred business. They operate on the highest level of quality and honesty.”
“I have tremendous respect for David Reid and the amount of hard work he puts toward getting each horse through the auction ring. I believe my dual-breed background will allow me to build on our great reputation while bringing fresh faces and ideas into both the Standardbred and Thoroughbred industries.”
Reid added, “I'm excited that Austin has agreed to join our Preferred team and I look forward to his contributions to our growing organization. With his dual-breed background and excellent work experiences with leading trainers and sales companies around the globe, he brings valuable knowledge that will help service our clients' needs into the future.”