receiving more than 130 applications, James Mitchell has been appointed as the
next Inglis Intern, reporting to bloodstock director Jonathan D’arcy.
son of leading bloodstock agent and former trainer Bill Mitchell, James
attended the Geelong Grammar School and subsequently completed a Bachelors
degree in Horse Business Management at Marcus
James has undertaken several extended periods of work experience and
employment, including stints in Peter Moody’s stables, Waikato
and Little Avondale studs in NZ and more recently at Yarraman Park Stud.
Managing Director, Mark Webster commented that, "James is an enthusiastic and intelligent
hands on horseman with a passion to learn more about the business side of our
operations. He is well positioned to make a valuable contribution to our
industry in the years ahead and we look forward to exposing him to all aspects
of our business across Australia.
"We’ve had great success with interns in recent years, with James Price now
employed as an Inglis bloodstock consultant and account manager, and Peter
Twomey relocating to Singapore
as our inaugural Inglis Asia Representative.”
James will commence his internship on August 29, and will participate in all aspects of yearling selection process for the 2012 Inglis yearling sales series in Sydney and Melbourne.News from Inglis