Richard Lancaster to Step Down as Shadwell Stud Director


Richard Lancaster | Asuncion Pineyrua

Richard Lancaster, who has served for over 20 years as the Stud Director of Shadwell Estate Company Limited, is stepping down following the death of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Lancaster began as an assistant to Captain Bobby Dolbey.

“Shadwell are very grateful to Richard for all his skill and hard work, helping Shadwell become one of the leading owner/breeders in the world,” the stud said in a statement. “We wish him all the best for the future.”

Added Lancaster, “”Following the sad death of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid al Maktoum I have decided after 35 very happy years that it is time to move on. I am extremely proud of everything we built up over my time at Shadwell, and I wish everyone at Shadwell the very best for the future. I am now looking forward to new challenges ahead.”

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