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).
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.
Robbie joined us here in Fenpark in January 2022 after spending the last decade working for Ger O'Leary.
Jamie joined the team here in January 2022. He has previously come through RACE and has worked for some notable trainers, both on and off the Curragh.
Beau joined us here in early 2022 as a student from RACE. She graduated from the course in July 2022 and was awarded the Derek O'Sullivan Award. She started full time employment with us after finishing her course and has been a great addition to the yard.
Dave Flynn worked for Michael since the start in 2013, having already worked for Michael Grassick Snr before that. He was with the Grassick family for over 40 years. Dave finished his employment with us at the end of 2021 but will always be seen as an honorary member of the team here.