Lindsay Park Racing
Australian hall of fame trainer David Hayes, has entrusted Stannards with his most important asset, his family business.
Lindsay Park Racing have been in business for 71 years (since 1947) started by Colin Hayes, father of David Hayes. Marino Angelini and David Hayes made a pact in 2011 to help turn the Lindsay Park Racing business into the market leading racing business in Australia.
Lindsay Park Racing Stables is a ‘complete’ service thoroughbred training facility based in Victoria, Australia. Their main training base is located just outside of the town of Euroa, north east of Melbourne. Lindsay Park Racing also have stables at Flemington Racecourse (Melbourne) and Randwick Racecourse (Sydney) and on course at Morphettville in Adelaide. Having interstate stables enables David Hayes and his team to place their horses to maximise returns to owners. David’s eldest son Ben who operates in the training partnership oversees the interstate stables. David’s nephew Tom Dabernig trains alongside David at Euroa in their partnership.
Stannards utilises our business intelligence advisory services called B.iQ™ to create strategic plans on how David Hayes and his team can best maximise the Lindsay Park Racing business. Stannards has transformed this business into an effectively governed and professional operation. Our managing partner Marino Angelini is the advisory board chairman for Lindsay Park Racing. He has driven the delivery of smart accounting solutions, bloodstock specific reporting systems and ensured investor returns grow year on year.
Lindsay Park Racing has one of the most impeccable stables in the country with thoroughbred G1 racing contenders like Redkirk Warrior who in 2018 raced at Royal Ascot, Harlem who won at the VRC Australian Cup and All Thrills Too who won at the Hong Kong International Sprint. It takes a team of more than 80 people to train, operate, feed and look after Lindsay Parks 4 key stables. Marino Angelini and his son Peter Angelini who also sits on the board of directors have carefully looked at every aspect of this business, tweaked it and consolidated many loose ends into a high profitable business.
Succession planning has played a huge part in look ahead to the future of Lindsay Park Racing, especially for David Hayes' son, Ben Hayes and nephew Tom Dabering. Stannards are experts in settings up family offices for our clients.