The Lafferty Racing Team

Paul Lafferty
Paul LaffertyTrainer
Paul Lafferty runs a Group 1 winning yard at the magnificent Summerveld Training Centre in KwaZulu-Natal. He likes to travel in search of the best racing opportunities, with the strong belief that placing horses in the right races is a key component of running a successful yard. He has trained Graded winners in all four major provinces, including Gr1 winner Harry’s Son, the Equus 2YO Champion Colt of the 2013/2014 racing season. Paul’s consistent success during a training career that spans a quarter of a century is testament to both his eye and training prowess. The stable’s ongoing, focused aim is to campaign horses successfully locally and internationally.
Roy Waugh
Roy WaughAssistant Trainer
Roy has been around horses all his life having previously trained in US for ten years including working in racing management at Santa Anita, California. Roy is largely involved in the training and management of the stable. He has been associated with some top horses in America, Including, Skywalker, winner of the 1986 Breeders Cup at Santa Anita, and Champion filly, Ack’s Secret. He has a deep knowledge of equine physiology and will be heading our team to Dubai for 2016 Carnival, having been instrumental in setting up Herman Brown’s Chantilly operation in France that was originally used as a feeder operation for his Dubai stable. Roy is currently based at Chantilly preparing Harry’s Son for his European Campaign before Dubai Carnival 2017.
Dereck Ramsay
Dereck RamsayBusiness & Racing Manager
Dereck manages all the business aspects of Lafferty Racing, including administration, finances, Magic Millions and local bloodstock purchases as well as all social media for the stable. Dereck, an old school friend of Paul has his background in the IT industry and has recently retired to focus entirely on building the success of Lafferty Racing.
Dave Byrnes
Dave ByrnesAssistant Trainer
Dave Brynes
Paulos Ntali
Paulos NtaliSenior Head Lad
Paulos Ntali has been with stable for the past twenty years and has worked himself up from the bottom to become Senior Head Lad. Highly conscientious, hard working and extremely reliable he knows the stable from top to bottom.
Vusiwe Ndlovu
Vusiwe NdlovuStable Employee
Vusiwe Ndlovu has been with Lafferty racing since it started. Vusiwe is an accomplished horseman who is a registered stable employee. He has ridden in many grooms races and is vital cog in the success of the yard.