24 year old Alison Brassil comes from Co. Clare, Ireland. Alison graduated with a BSc in Equine Science from the University of Limerick in 2016. Before commencing Godolphin Flying Start Alison completed the Horse Racing Ireland Internship at Tipperary Racecourse. She also worked as a Nominations Assistant at Shadwell UK and as a groom at Ashford Stud, Kentucky. Alison completed her USA phase externship with Sequel Bloodstock and her Australian phase externship with Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott Racing.
“Godolphin Flying Start is an incredible opportunity that will help me to achieve my goal of enriching and adding value to the industry that I am immensely passionate about. The chance provided by the program to connect with and learn from industry leaders all over the world is unparalleled with any other. Throughout the course, I aim to gain as much experience in as many areas of the industry as possible in order to make the most of every learning opportunity. Apart from my love for racing, I also enjoy riding, writing, travelling and experiencing new cultures.”