PRESTIGE PLACE STABLES

MEET THE TEAM

ALBERTO BARAGIOLA

Pupil Assistant

IAN CAMPBELL

Second Assistant Trainer

JACOB MITCHELL

Barn Leader

ERIC CHATBURN

Second Travelling Groom

GRACE HALE

Racing Secretary

LESLEY WARD

Accounts & Payroll

CLAIRE RICKS

Travelling Groom

WILLIAM GLEED

Feed Person

NIKOLA AZINEROVA

Feed Person

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Alberto Baragiola

Pupil Assistant

“Albi” joined the Marco Botti team in January 2013. He is in charge of the equine spa and treadmill, as treadmill manger he has a real feel for the horses and the way in which they are taking their training. Albi moved from Italy and has adapted well to the way of life in the UK and feels very much at home here. In his spare time Albi enjoys his football and is a keen AC Milan supporter.

Ian Campbell

Second Assistant Trainer

Jacob Mitchell

Barn Leader

Eric Chatburn

Second Travelling Head Lad

Grace Hale

Racing Secretary

Grace joined the Marco Botti team in June 2017, having previously worked for The Thoroughbred Breeders Association in Newmarket. Grace graduated from the Royal Agricultural University in 2016 with a BSc Hons, gaining a place on the BHA Graduate Scheme.

Lesley Ward

Accounts & Payroll

Claire Ricks

Travelling Head Lass

Claire has been an integral part of the Marco Botti team since joining in 2006. Claire worked alongside Marco and Lucie during their time at fellow Italian trainer, Luca Cumani’s, yard.  Claire is often seen taking horses to the races and representing the team. In her spare time Claire enjoys walking her border terriers.

William Gleed

Feed Person

Bill has been an influential part of the Marco Botti team since joining in January 2007, He has worked in racing all his life and was long listed for the Godolphin Stable staff awards in 2012, for services to racing. Bill is first in each morning and he is a real cog in the Marco Botti team. In his spare time Bill likes to spend it relaxing with his wife.

Nikola Aiznerova

Feed Person