Tom Quilty Gold Cup 2017 Team


AERA is pleased to announce that the Australian Team to challenge the New Zealand team at the 2017 Tom Quilty Gold Cup has been selected. Five rider/horse combinations have been selected from a very competitive pool of nominations representing 4 states, two rider divisions and a wide spread of ages and experience, for both riders and horses.

The five team members selected are:
• Blaine Astell riding Karabah Tully
• Stella Harbison riding Willowstar Bay-sil
• Talea Hasko-Stewart riding Blake’s Heaven Bombora
• Simone Krahnen riding La Battista Shadow Fax
• Gayle Holmes riding Cairo as reserve.

The members of the selection panel, were satisfied that their selection provided a mix of experience and success. All team members are wished well in their individual endeavours as well as in their representation of Australia.