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Irish National Stud announces the class of 2020 for Thoroughbred Breeding Course

Nine countries represented among the 27 students

Irish National Stud: will welcome 27 new students in January
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The Irish National Stud has announced the 2020 intake of students for its world-renowned Thoroughbred Breeding Course.

Nine countries are represented among the 27-strong group who begin the six-month residential training programme on January 20, with the course again heavily oversubscribed with applicants from around the globe.

Anne Channon, the stud's education manager, said: "This year's selection process was extremely difficult due to the high calibre of applications that we received.

"We are really pleased with the selected candidates and I am confident that they will use this opportunity wisely to develop their knowledge and to further their careers in the industry."

Recent graduates of the course include the up-and-coming trainers Henri-Francois Devin and Michael O'Callaghan and the Goffs auctioneer George Stanners

Class of 2020

Hannah Airey New Zealand (NZTBA Scholarship Recipient)

Aaron Boland Ireland

David Burke Ireland

Daniel Byrne Ireland

Honor Clinch UK

Justine De Lageneste France

Mike Doleuze France

Megan Dreeling Ireland

Hannah Faber UK

Anna Fairbank UK

Inés Goupil de Bouille France

Ben Hanley Ireland

Charles Harris UK

Michaela Kemp Canada

Grace Kerr Ireland

Tyler Maronde USA

Laura McCrann Ireland

Laura McNabb New Zealand (NZTBA Scholarship Recipient)

Tom Murphy Ireland

Ross O'Mahony Ireland

Stephanie Putsch Germany

Brittany Reinhardt South Africa

Ben Swinburn UK

Rachel Thompson Australia (HTBA Scholarship Recipient)

Stuart Tyrell Ireland

Constance Vincent France

Sydnie Willett America

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This year's selection process was extremely difficult due to the high calibre of applications that we received
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