Alison Begley


Alison Begley joined the team at the beginning of 2004 and following 10 years as Racing Manager was made a Director in June 2014.

Having grown up in the racing and equestrian world, she competed on ponies at the highest level as a child. During her teenage years she followed her love of racing, riding out and riding under rules for former trainer Stan Mellor. She then pursued a career in show jumping, working and riding for top show jumping trainer Ted Edgar. Following a riding accident in 1999, Alison was forced to retire from the saddle.

Prior to joining Highclere, Alison worked for Attheraces as a producer’s assistant for two years. Alison liaises with Highclere’s trainers and owners and co-ordinates arrangements for owners’ stable visits and on racedays.

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