SackvilleDonald is the combination of over forty years experience in the thoroughbred bloodstock industry. Alastair Donald and Ed Sackville bring together a professional approach to buying and selling all types of racehorse, from yearlings to breeding stock and horses-in-training. This is reflected by 87 Group 1 wins, 250 Group wins and over 360 stakes wins.

Ed Sackville

Described as an agent to have ‘already achieved a huge amount in the bloodstock industry’, Ed has successfully demonstrated an uncanny ability to spot an elite equine athlete. Since jointly setting up SackvilleDonald, Ed has purchased Classic-winner and Champion, Sky Lantern, leading two-year-olds Besharah, Brown Sugar and Burnt Sugar. Champion AW sprinter Kachy and the dams of Group 1 winners Supremacy and The Revenant.

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Alastair Donald

Alastair specialises in the buying and selling of racehorses to a worldwide market. He has purchased 3 Hong Kong Derby Winners, 4 Breeders Cup Winners, Champion European Filly, an Eclipse Champion in North America, and the winners of over 65 Gr. 1 races, over 200 Group Wins worldwide.

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Laura O'Halloran

Laura graduated from Sparsholt Agricultural college in Winchester in 2001.  Whilst there she won the HSBC Bank award for her dissertation based on her experience with the Government Agricultural Department Advisory Service.   Laura has worked for SackvilleDonald since the agency began.

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Pippa Tuthill

Pippa was born into racing at her family’s hugely successful, Owenstown Stud.  She graduated from the University Of Aberdeen with a Joint Honours Degree in English and History in 2016; following this with a two-year MSc in Applied Equine Science from the Royal Agricultural University, graduating in 2018.  She joined SackvilleDonald in 2017, alongside her job as Assistant Racing Manager to King Power.

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