The Team

HENRY FIELD - Managing Director

For Henry, thoroughbred breeding has very much been part of his life for a long time. His grandfather (along with Stanley Wootton and Alf Ellison) imported breed-shaping stallion Star Kingdom into Australia. Henry was part of the first Darley Flying Start class, during which he got to travel the world and see how the racing and breeding industries vary from country to country. Subsequently Henry spent time in Ireland working with legendary horseman Timmy Hyde. From there he went on to spend five years with Coolmore, working with stallions, yearlings and in the bloodstock departments of Coolmore in Ireland, America and Australia. In 2010 Henry founded Newgate, taking the very best elements from his worldwide experience to develop a farm second to none when it comes to raising athletes of the very highest quality.

Email: [email protected]

BRUCE SLADE - General Manager

Bruce grew his passion for thoroughbred breeding and racing in New Zealand into his profession. A Bachelor of Commerce degree and extensive practical stud experience in Australia (Arrowfield) and New Zealand (Rich Hill, White Robe Lodge) led to the 2008 NZTBA Sunline International Management Scholarship. The scholarship took Bruce around the world to learn from the best operators in the thoroughbred business internationally: Cheveley Park Stud (UK), Coolmore (Ireland), and Taylor Made Farm (USA).

On his return, Bruce worked in a dual role as Marketing Assistant and South Island Bloodstock Representative/Auctioneer for world class auction house New Zealand Bloodstock. A chance meeting with Gai Waterhouse at Karaka 2010 led to a role as her Bloodstock Director until June 2013 before Bruce set up his own racing syndication company, Round Table Racing, which worked exclusively with Australia's Hall of Fame trainer until December 2014. The opportunity to join the forward thinking and progressive Newgate Farm team in 2015 was too good to refuse, and Bruce is dedicated to helping develop the stud into a world leader.

Email: [email protected]
Mobile: +61 (0) 400 505 238

Nigel Jones - Stud Manager

Nigel has been involved in the Australian Thoroughbred industry for the past 20 years. Following completion of a Bachelor of Applied Science, Equine Studies degree at Charles Sturt University, Nigel made the Hunter home, working with industry leaders including Segenhoe and Woodlands prior to commencing a twelve year term with Arrowfield. Much of this time was spent in the role of Stud Groom overseeing the day to day operation of the farms breeding operations. Nigel joined Newgate in March 2016 marking a return to the Thoroughbred industry following a five year term in Workplace Safety Management in the resources sector.

Email: [email protected]
Mobile: 0400 286 350

Jackson Beirs - Assistant Stud Manager

Jackson grew up on his family’s beef cattle farm in the snowy mountains town of Corryong. Jackson’s career working in the industry began prepping yearlings for Senga Bisset. From there, Jackson worked at Darley Australia and Darley’s Jonabell Farm in Kentucky. Upon Darley’s acquisition of Woodlands, Jackson went to work for Peter Snowden at Crown Lodge. After a two year stint at Crown Lodge, Jackson ventured to Western Australia to join Australia’s leading breeder of stayers, Trevor and Terrie Delroy, as their as bloodstock and stud manager.  Jackson returned to Sydney after two and a half years with the Delroys to work for Peter Snowden.  In fact, Jackson became the first employee for Peter and Paul Snowden’s new training operation at Randwick. Jackson spent the next four years as Racing Manager for the Snowdens working with great horses such as Redzel, Pride of Dubai, Tycoon Tara, Shooting to Win, Miracles of Life, and Newgate’s own Capitalist and Russian Revolution.

Email: [email protected]
Mobile: 0434 032 129

PETER KEATING - Breeding Shed Manager

Peter's first stud manager position came at Santa Rosa Stud in New Zealand, home to Champion Racehorse and Sire Sobig (NZ), at the age of twenty-four. While there, Santa Rosa Stud bred and sold Think Big (NZ) and Sobar (NZ). Four years later, Peter was appointed manager of Nelson Bunker Hunt's Waikato Stud. While Peter managed the farm, Waikato bred, reared, and/or sold the likes of Lefroy (NZ) and, Dulcify (NZ). Peter also purchased the farm's foundation mare, Hunza (NZ) among others.

In 1983 Peter took over management of the famed New Zealand farm Ra Ora, home of Sovereign Edition, Imposing, Famous Star, and Desert Son. In 1997 Peter arrived in Australia to manage Glenlogan Farm in Queensland, where he stayed for four years. In 2001, Peter took over management of Arrowfield Stud in the Hunter Valley. While there Peter managed champion sire Redoute's Choice and Snippets, and the farm bred champions Miss Finland, and Not A Single Doubt among others.

In 2007 Peter received the Hunter Valley Breeders Award for Service to the Industry and became a consultant.

Office: +61 (02) 6543 8395

Tony O'Driscoll - Chief Financial Officer

Tony is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years experience. After spending 11 years with Ernst & Young in Melbourne he joined Coolmore Australia in 1995 where he was CFO for Australian operations for 16 years. In recent years Tony has been Financial Controller and CFO of Goulburn-Murray Water which stores, manages and delivers water across Northern Victoria. Tony joined Newgate in September 2015.

Email: [email protected]
Office: +61 (02) 6543 8395

LEANNA PACKARD - Marketing Manager & Racing Coordinator

Born and bred in Wooster, Ohio Leanna's introduction to the equine world came through riding horses which even today remains her passion.  Leanna graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor's degree in History, International Studies and French. After graduation Leanna relocated to the horse capital of the world Lexington, Kentucky to pursue a career in the Thoroughbred industry.  Leanna joined Richland Hills where she was in charge of Nominations and Sales. She also helped run the affairs of the office. In 2012 Leanna broadened her horizons and came to Australia to do a sales season with Eliza Park. Leanna then returned back to Lexington to join the team at North America's largest stallion farm, WinStar Farm where she held the position of Marketing and StableMates Coordinator. Leanna's global exposure, broad understanding of the stallion business and rounded knowledge will be a big asset to Newgate Farm.

Email: [email protected]
Mobile: +61 (0) 473 525 399

Nominations Team

TROY STEPHENS
Stallion Nominations

Email: [email protected]
Mobile: +61 (0) 458 340 354

MARY O'NEILL
Nominations & Sales

Email:  [email protected]
Office: +61 (02) 6543 8395

More Team Members

JON DART
Farm Manager

Email: [email protected]
Office: +61 (02) 6543 8395

JOCK HARRIS
Yearling Manager

RACHEL SAFIR
Broodmare Manager

NICKIE CRAMSIE
Stud Office Manager

Email: [email protected]
Office: +61 (02) 6543 8395

STALLIONS

Sale: stallions-standing
5/5/2015 - 5/31/2025
View Image Capitalist
2018 Fee $55,000 inc GST 
View Image Criterion (NZ)
2018 Fee $ PRIVATE 
View Image Deep Field
2018 Fee $22,000 inc GST 
View Image Dissident
2018 Fee $33,000 inc GST 
View Image Eurozone
2018 Fee $11,000 inc GST 
View Image Extreme Choice
2018 Fee $22,000 inc GST 
View Image Flying Artie
2018 Fee $33,000 inc GST 
View Image Foxwedge
2018 Fee $22,000 inc GST 
View Image Menari
2018 Fee $27,500 inc GST 
View Image Russian Revolution
2018 Fee $55,000 inc GST 
View Image Sizzling
2018 Fee $16,500 inc GST 
View Image Super One
2018 Fee $11,000 inc GST 
View Image Wandjina
2018 Fee $22,000 inc GST 
View Image Winning Rupert
2018 Fee $16,500 inc GST 
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