Goffs Group

Michael Hardy Joins Goffs Bloodstock Team

Michael Hardy, who was Equilume's USA Territory Manager, has been appointed as the new Goffs Head of Sales as of July 12, the sales company announced on Monday. Hardy, who was a Gold Medallist graduate of the Irish National Stud Course, as well as a Godolphin Flying Start alumni after graduating from the University of Limerick with a BS in Equine Science, had been with Equilume since 2019. Hardy was the Margaux Farm General Manager from 2012 to 2019. In 2019, he also started Hardy Racing, a racing and bloodstock...

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Tapeta Farm for Sale

Tapeta Farm, owned and operated by trainer Michael Dickinson, has been listed for sale by Goffs Property, part of the Goffs Group. The training center is situated on 196 acres at the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay on the Elk River, mid-way between New York City and Washington D.C. As a trainer, Dickinson is probably best known for winning the 1996 and 1998 Breeders' Cup Mile with Da Hoss. He also is responsible for developing the year-round Tapeta training surface. Tapeta Farm offers 30 acres of paddocks, including turnout paddocks...

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Ronan Griffin to Leave Goffs in March

Goffs Bloodstock Director Ronan Griffin will leave the sales company on Mar. 22 after overseeing the end of the 2021 Goffs Land Rover Sale inspections. Griffin, who joined Goffs in June 2000 as a bloodstock assistant, has spent 20 years with the company. Part of the Board of Goffs Bloodstock Sales, Ltd. since 2008, he was promoted to bloodstock director in 2011. As part of his role, he oversaw veterinary matters, including representing Goffs on the Industry Drugs Task Force, inspection teams and post-sale issues for the sales company. "Ronan...

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