You are here

Jonathan Munz

CHAIRMAN

Jonathan Munz has been on the Board of TROA since 2006 and Chairman since 2012.

He is a successful racehorse owner and commercial breeder, with his best horses including Group 1 winner and Champion 2yo Meurice, Group 1 Australian Guineas Winner and stallion Ferlax, WFA winner Rekindled Interest and star 3yo and stallion Scissor Kick.

Jonathan Munz is the Chairman and major shareholder of ASX 200 company, Reliance Worldwide Corporation Limited and also owns and manages GSA Group, a large multi strategy investor with major Australian and international operations and investments.

Peter Jurkovsky

VICE CHAIRMAN

Peter Jurkovsky has been a TROA Board member since 1997. He was Vice Chairman between 2001 and 2003 and Chief Executive for three years until February 2006 and is the current Vice Chairman. He represents TROA on a variety of industry based bodies and groups promoting the interests of owners.

Peter was instrumental in designing, developing and implementing the Owners’ Strategy in conjunction with RVL in 2004/05 that recognised owners for their contribution as the primary investors in thoroughbred racing and introduced the Owners Gold Card and its increased range of benefits to owners in Victoria.

Peter has had a long association with thoroughbred ownership and raced his first horse in 1980. Peter has previously owned and managed businesses within the health sector and now practises as a lawyer specialising in health and sports law.

Danny Dexter

TREASURER

Danny Dexter is a partner in accounting firm Lowenstein Sharp Pty Ltd. and has served on numerous boards in both a professional and honorary capacity.

Danny has been a keen racing follower and an owner for the last fifteen years. Successes are highlighted by Ferlax (Australian Guineas-G1) , Larry’s Never Late (7 wind inc. Launceston Cup – G3) and Panorama Heights (9 wins inc. Barton Stakes – listed) along with Stakes Placed Pachanga and city winner Willow Wind.  There have also been other provincial winners, the most recent of which was Honour Winna. 

Maxine Glennan

BOARD MEMBER

Maxine Glennan has a business background in real estate, stock broking and project and finance management for over $1 billion of public hospitals over a ten-year period. Maxine has raced horses over a 35-year period including Bazelle (2005 Auckland Cup winner and Group 1 Zabeel Stakes winner).

Maxine is a member of the VRC, MRC, MVRC, Warrnambool Racing Club. In addition, she is a member of the Victorian Wakeful Club. Prior to RVL’s involvement with the Australian Racing Museum, she was a committee member and Chairperson of the Museum Fundraising Committee.

Mark Pilkington

BOARD MEMBER

Marks first job in the thoroughbred industry was as a pedigree writer for the West Australian auction house Goodwood Bloodstock in 1986. He eventually became a partner and auctioneer in that business until he sold it to Gerry Harvey's Magic Millions in 1998. 

Mark was co-opted on the board of Aushorse in 1999. From 1999-2013 he managed the bloodstock affairs of David Hayes and the extended Client base of Lindsay Park- both domestically and internationally.  In 2014 he re-entered the Bloodstock world via his boutique thoroughbred portfolio management company Mark Pilkington Management. 

Peter Doran

BOARD MEMBER

Peter has been a member of the TROA board since his election in July 2010.

Employed as a Senior Business Analyst by Fujitsu Australia, Peter provides broad IT consultancy experience to Fujitsu's clients in the Transport, Logistics, Government and Rail Freight industries.

Peter has been involved in the racehorse industry for the past 30 years as both part owner and syndicate member.  A member of the both the Victoria Racing Club and Melbourne Racing Club Peter is also a keen golfer and is a member of the Spring Valley Golf Club.

Greg Peters

BOARD MEMBER

Greg Peters was appointed to the TROA Board in 2008.
He has raced horses for more than 35 years with his best horse being star 3yo Skalato and is also involved in the Industry as a breeder.

He has served on the board of Tennis Victoria as well as various sporting clubs.
Greg is the Managing Director of CGear, an international leader in synthetic meshing systems with products ranging from tactical landing mats for military helicopters to recreational camping products. 

Natalie Hickey

BOARD MEMBER

Natalie is a barrister specialising in commercial litigation, intellectual property and defamation law. Her interest in sports law finds expression, amongst other things, through her blog called The Social Litigator. 

She is also a horse racing enthusiast who, with a group of friends, has raced horses over the last decade.

Natalie brings to the Board an interest in integrity-related and governance issues capable of affecting thoroughbred horse owners.

Tanya Fullarton

BOARD MEMBER

Tanya has been involved in the racing and bloodstock industry her entire life. Tanya’s career in racing commenced at Racing Victoria in sponsorship, events and marketing within the Owners, Breeders and Racing departments. This led to the CEO role at Sirecam in the bloodstock industry and Commercial Manager (Racing) with The Slattery Media Group.

Currently Director of Join the Dots Marketing with clientele including the National Jockeys Trust. Tanya has successfully raced horses since 1995.  The most successful being stakes winner Permaiscuous.  Tanya has a strong background in the industry through her father who is a hobby trainer and breeder, and grandfather Alec Fullarton who was inducted into the Jumps Hall of Fame.