Ross Birkett has been appointed as the new Tattersalls Online sales and marketing coordinator.
The Newmarket native is the son of trainer Julia Feilden and holds a degree in journalism from the University of Brighton. Formerly a producer/presenter for the Dubai Racing Channel for three years, Birkett also spent stints with trainer Gai Waterhouse as part of winning the Alex Scott Memorial Scholarship and has also been a jockeys' agent and a rostrum spotter for Tattersalls on sales days.
Tattersalls Online sales executive Katherine Sheridan
said, “We are delighted to welcome Ross to Tattersalls and believe he will be a tremendous asset to the team. Ross brings a wealth of experience to this role, and we believe he will be a great addition as we continue to develop and grow the Tattersalls Online platform.”
Added Birkett, who acts as an assistant trainer to his mother and is a three-time champion amateur jockey, “It's a great honour to join the Tattersalls team on a full-time basis having worked for the organisation on sales days for many years.”