Tugel Joins Eclipse Thoroughbreds

Sean Tugel | Sarah Andrew

Sean Tugel has joined Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners as the company's Vice President of Bloodstock. Tugel, whose responsibilities will be broad-based, as his role will encompass the day-to-day operation of the stable and partnership company, will also be tasked with expanding Eclipse's holdings into various sectors of the industry.

“Sean brings to Eclipse an extraordinary depth of experience in all realms of the thoroughbred business” Eclipse President and Founder, Aron Wellman stated. “As Eclipse continues to grow

domestically and abroad in Europe and Australia, it is essential that we continue to add personnel capable of contributing to our partner's world-class racing experience and for us to be able to sustain the level of success we've established for our partners in our first 10 years of operation.”

Tugel, 38, served a seven-year stint at Hill 'n Dale Farm as a Foreman and Assistant Broodmare Manager before transitioning to Winstar Farm for nine years, ultimately serving as Director of Bloodstock and Assistant Racing Manager. Since 2020 Tugel has served as the Director of Stallion Sales and Recruitment for Gainesway Farm.

“The Eclipse brand has become synonymous with success and winning. I am excited to join the world class team that Aron and Brian Spearman have built and to play a role in advancing the

vision of Eclipse with their partners,” Tugel said.

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