Alan Shell: Assistant Trainer
Alan began working for Magdalena/McPeek in 2007 as an Assistant Trainer spending the majority of his time in Florida. Currently, he is based in Lexington and is the Stable Manager for the McPeek/Magdalena horses training at Keeneland Race Course.
Growing up in Central Kentucky, Alan developed a love of horses at a young age. While earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science at the University Of Kentucky, he was exposed to many equine disciplines and breeds. After graduation in 2005, his passion for horses continued. Alan decided on a career in the Thoroughbred industry and in 2006 attended The Irish National Stud course in County, Kildare, Ireland.
During the Winter of 2009, Alan met his wife Trisha in Wellington, Florida. They were married in 2012 and are the proud parents of two lovely daughters, Taylor and Reagan.
Cyndi Greathouse: Marketing/Events Director
Cyndi returned to McPeek Racing in May of 2021. She initially started in 2005 as a marketing contractor and developed into the Marketing Director for McPeek Racing from 2010-2018. She also helped develop the Horse Races NOW App, and currently works as their managing director.
She lives in Lexington where she is active in the Thoroughbred and sport horse community, competing with her home-bred Thoroughbred in Dressage and Eventing. She is a Board member of the Masterson Equestrian Trust.
Cyndi oversees the marketing, website, and client services for McPeek Racing including the bi-annual owner seminars and bonfires.
Lauryn Pachuta: Office Assistant
Resides: Lexington, Ky
Lauryn has been with McPeek Racing since November of 2021 working out of the Magdalena Farm office. She grew up in Virginia with a love of Thoroughbreds and moved to Lexington where she has worked for several commercial farms prior to coming to McPeek.
SIn addition to managing the office, Lauryn assists Alan in coordinating and communicating with the assistant trainers at all the McPeek divisions. When you call the office, she will be answering your call.
Robby Albarado: Assistant Trainer
Jockey Robby Albarado has joined McPeek Racing as an Assistant Trainer following his retirement in December. He rode Swiss Skydiver to wins in the 2020 Preakness and the 2021 Beholder Mile-G1 for McPeek. He was the jockey for Two Time Eclipse Award Winning Horse of the Year Curlin, riding in all but one of his 16 starts. As a jockey, Albarado has 5,222 career wins from 34,113 mounts and has earnings of $221,560,458.
Dominic Brennan: Silverleaf Training Center Assistant Trainer
Resides: Ocala, Florida.
Shaun Charlton: Silverleaf Training Center Office/Foreman
Resides: Ocala, Florida.
Greg Geier: Churchill Racetrack Assistant Trainer
Resides: Louisville, Kentucky
Greg Geier joined McPeek Racing in 2016 as an Assistant Trainer. A longtime resident of Louisiana, his passion for horses began at an early age. Greg started walking horses as an eight-year-old for his father, trainer George Geier who inspired him to learn every facet of the racing industry and fine-tune his training skills. Greg continued training with his father while he pursued business studies at the University of New Orleans. He earned his Assistant Trainer's license in 1980. Prior to joining McPeek, Greg established his own public stable and successfully trained for multiple Thoroughbred owners in New Orleans and Chicago.
Mike Morrison: Gulfstream Racetrack Assistant Trainer
Resides: Miami, Florida
Ray Bryner: Keeneland Division Assistant Trainer
Resides: Lexington, Kentucky