O’Brien Customs and Forwarding Trophy at the Healesville Races

Everyone deserves a special reward when they have been working hard the whole year. So Shane and Jan O’Brien organised a special treat for their hard working team by taking them to the Healesville races, have dinner and play golf.

Read on to learn more about the following activities during their stay:

  • The awesome team of O’Brien’s Customs and Forwarding, Christmas 2015

The awesome staff of O’Brien Customs and Forwarding celebrating at the Healesville racecourse during their Christmas party in December 2015.

Healesville races here we go… again!

Three years ago, O’Brien sponsored one of the many Healesville races. Everyone enjoyed so much that we decided to do it a few more times.

Below is an image of the very first Healesville race sponsored by O’Brien in 2013.

O'Brien Customs and Forwarding 2013 December Healesville race won by Argentinian Storm

2013 December Healesville race won by Argentinian Storm

Healesville 2015 Christmas celebration with the O’Brien staff

12 December 2015 –  the staff of O’Brien went back to Healesville for their third racecourse at the club. It was lunchtime when they arrived and everyone was in high spirit to watch the race.

Below are the names of the horses together with their jockeys who joined the O’Brien Customs and Forwarding Trophy Handicap1650 metres horse race.

Horses and jockeys at the 2015 Healesville race

Horses and jockeys at the 2015 Healesville race

Exciting Healesville Races witnessed by O’Brien

It was another exciting race. You could hear the crowd cheer as the horses raced to the finish line.

Lady Dundee and Reece Goodwin races towards the finish line

Lady Dundee and Reece Goodwin races towards the finish line

Reece Goodwin determined to win the race

Reece Goodwin determined to win the race

Meeting the winning team – Reece Goodwin and Lady Dundee

The race was a short one but enough to give everyone a good time. Below are some of the images taken after the race.

Reece Goodwin happy to rank first

Reece Goodwin happy to rank first

Reece Goodwin happy to rank first

Reece Goodwin happy to rank first

The winners of the O’Brien Customs and Forwarding Trophy

Top four winners of the event are as follow:

  • 1st – Lady Dundee and Reece Goodwin           
  • 2nd –  Keep Happy and Debbie Weymouth
  • 3rd – Stonehaven and Toby Lake
  • 4th – Tudor Armov and Lisa Nicholls

“We have been doing this three years in a row,” Shane said. “It’s our way of getting involved and helping the local community while having fun with the team. Also, we really like the Healesville area and have always enjoyed coming here.”

Shane O'Brien awards the trophy to Reece Goodwin

Shane O’Brien awards the trophy to Reece Goodwin

Dinner and golf time with the staff

After the Healesville races, the staff had dinner at Healesville RACV Club and stayed there for the night.

Healesville RACV at the Yarra Valley

A glimpse of Healesville RACV. Read this PDF   for more information.

The following day, the staff enjoyed a game of golf before they went back to Melbourne.

About Healesville RACV

Healesville RACV is located at the foothills of the Great Dividing Range. This is a 75-minute drive from Melbourne and is a perfect getaway for members and guests who wishes to have a Yarra Valley retreat.  Learn more about Healesville RACV. 

Watch this video to see a glimpse of Healesville.

 

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