Geoff Richardson is a retired businessman with a lifelong interest in horseracing and breeding. His varied career has seen him work as an Industrial Chemist, schoolteacher, leathergoods manufacturer and latterly Organic food retailer.
Geoff, partner Carolyn and two horses recently retired to Bellingen, NSW.
Geoff has owned shares in several horses including Quartzite, Medieval and Khamsin Warrior.
He has previously organised and hosted three very successful racing tours of Europe.
Having grown up in Sydney, Geoff will be principal host of the Sydney component of the tour.
Kristen Manning is a Melbourne-based freelance journalist, pedigree analyst and a passionate racehorse owner and breeder.
An award winner for print, internet and photographic journalism, she has written three books- Fields Of Omagh, Prince Of Penzance and most recently, The Gauch.
Like Geoff she is a real ‘people person’ and is very much looking forward to sharing her ‘local’ Cup with tour participants.