William McNeile is 26 years old and comes from Gloucestershire in the UK. William graduated with a BA in International Equine and Agricultural Business Management from the Royal Agricultural University in 2014. Before commencing Godolphin Flying Start William worked as a groom at Lane’s End Farm, Kentucky and completed the Irish National Stud Course in 2017. He completed his USA phase externship with Dan Blacker Racing and his Australian phase externship with Cambridge Stud in New Zealand.
“Godolphin Flying Start gives trainees exposure to all aspects of the Thoroughbred industry internationally. In tandem with the academic challenges the programme presents, this gives graduates the best possible start to their own careers. Godolphin’s reputation and the success of Godolphin Flying Start’s previous graduates motivated me to apply. Outside of work I enjoy live sport, travel and socialising”