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ABOUT INDEPENDENT SYNDICATIONS

“No big mark-ups or commission’s just actual costs incurred by your trainer in purchasing your horse.”

Independent Syndications comes from over 28 years of experience in the thoroughbred racing industry.  Having strong working relationships with trainers and breeders, Independent Syndications  is the holder of an ASIC AFSL (Australian Financial Services Licence) since 1995. We work independently with trainers to sell shares in horses they have personally selected and purchased directly to the public.  

No big mark-ups, or commission’s just actual costs incurred by your trainer in purchasing your horse.

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Name

SHARON LAWRENCE -

DIRECTOR

Sharon has been employed in the horse industry for over 28 years. Owning a successful Pre-training and agistment business, Sharon’s provided services for leading N.S.W trainers including, Gary Portelli and Clarry
Connors before being granted her syndication (AFS) license in 1995 and has extensive experience in the industry, including working for Gai Waterhouse when her team comes to Melbourne for the Carnivals,
Sharon also worked with Eric Musgrove for 4 years and was the first promoter to syndicate jumpers.
 
In 2006 Sharon also structured her own consultancy company, “Elite Consultancy”. The company acts as an
export consultancy catering specifically for Racehorse trainers in their applications for the Australian Government’s financial assistance program for exporters of Racehorses, the EMD Grant.
Sharon’s company is currently the only consultancy that specialises in thoroughbred export.
 
In December 2009 Sharon was contracted as RISA’s (now Racing Australia), Syndication manager at
Flemington being the sole authorised person by ASIC to approve their Product Disclosure Statement (PDS)
compliance service before branching out on her own to form her own company, Independent Syndications.
Having strong working relationships with the trainers, breeders and syndicators, Sharon worked Independently for clients offering them shares in racehorses directly from the trainer or breeders backed by a PDS and AFS Licence.
 
Sharon is also the founder and sole director of Thoroughbredracing.com.au. A website dedicated to the thoroughbred industry since 2018. The website delivers racing news as well as the latest share offers.
Thoroughbred Racing Pty Ltd also offers marketing assistance and management for trainers and syndicators.
 
Other relevant certificates and qualifications;
 
Holder of an ASIC AFSL (Australian Financial Services Licence)
Racehorse training Cert 1V
Government accredited EMD Grant consultant
Business Management & Marketing Cert
Accredited Finance Consultant
Event Management Cert
Currently completing course at RMIT – Social Media Marketing

  • Racehorse training Cert 1V

  • Government accredited EMD Grant consultant

  •  Business Management & Marketing Cert

  • Accredited Finance Consultant

  •  Event Management Cert