Michael took out his training licence at the start of 2013 He had been assistant trainer to his father for many years before that. Michael also gained valuable experience abroad, working in Melbourne Australia, and was a graduate of the Irish National Stud course in 2005. His notable winners include TEXAS ROCK, who won the Owenstown Stud Stakes (Listed Race) and the Waterford Testimonial Stakes (Listed Race), and VERHOYEN who won the Tote Scurry Handicap (Premier Handicap).
Head Man/Head Travelling Man
Dave Flynn has worked for Michael since the start in 2013, having already worked for Michael Grassick Snr before that. He has been with the Grassick family for about 40 years and is an invaluable part of the team here.
Tom Dowling joined the team here at the start of the flat season in 2019. He is an ex-national hunt jockey and has been a great asset to Fenpark since his arrival.