Staff Profiles



Gavin Smith Racing Stables - Gavin
Gavin Smith
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 Siv Diamant

An accomplished horseman Gavin won the junior driving premeirship in his last junior year, Now a full time trainer and driver Gavin is the owner-operator of Gavin Smith Racing Stables, based at Rangiora.

Siv Diamant is from Denmark but has travelled the world working in leading stables in Europe, the USA, Australia & now NZ. She finished third at her first race drive behind God Only Knows at Motukarara on November 25, 2018, and has all the attributes needed to have a very successful career.

Gavin Smith Racing Stables - Shane
Gavin Smith Racing Stables - Shane
 Shane Enright
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Tahlia Beal

Having been involved with horses for 30 years, Shane's experience as a track work driver and organisation behind the scenes become invaluable in the day to day running of Gavin Smith Racing Stables. 

Hayley Smith
Gavin Smith Racing Stables -Hayley
Scott Laming

Tahlia Beal, it is charge of gearing up, washing down and after work treatments. She has an extending background with horses and is very dedicated & kind with them.

Scott has taken over as farrier for the team since we moved properties and with his experience he is an asset to the team.

Gavin Smith Racing Stables -Hayley
Hayley Smith

The youngest member of the racing stables, Hayley is always keen to learn and help mum and dad each day.