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Jack and Laurie Wolf

Jack & Laurie Wolf, Managing Partners

Both longtime racing fans, the Wolfs founded Starlight Stables in 2000 when they purchased six yearlings at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July sale. Among the group was a bay colt by Harlan who developed into multiple Grade 1 winner Harlan’s Holiday and launched Starlight into racing’s upper echelon. Read more…

Donna Brothers

Donna Brothers, Chief Operating Officer

Donna began riding professionally in 1987. From a family of riders, being in the saddle came as second nature to Donna. Her mother was a professional jockey (one of the first few women to be licensed as such in the United States) and her father was a rough-stock rider on the rodeo circuit. Read more…

George and Sharyn Neble

George Neble, Chief Financial Officer

George Neble serves as Chief Financial Officer and advisor to Starlight Racing on matters regarding finance, accounting and business environment affecting the racing partnerships. His nearly 40-year career working in New England as a partner with Arthur Andersen, as well as Ernst & Young, focused on working with entrepreneurial led/emerging growth companies.  Read more…

Vinny Tatum

Vincent Tatum, Chief Administrative Officer

Vincent “Vinny” Tatum, joined Starlight Racing after being a member of the University of Louisville Basketball staff for the past 16 years. While at Louisville, Tatum coordinated both the men’s basketball team travel for 16 seasons as well as their equipment needs for the last 10 seasons. Read more…

Corbin Blumberg

Corbin Blumberg, Racing Manager

Corbin Blumberg joined Starlight Racing in 2020 as Racing Manager. He is a recent graduate of the prestigious Godolphin Flying Start program, a two-year full-time management and leadership training scholarship specializing in thoroughbred horse racing and breeding.. Read more…

Elinor Wolf

Elinor Wolf, Marketing and Bloodstock Assistant

Elinor Wolf joined Starlight and StarLadies Racing in July 2020 as their Marketing and Bloodstock Assistant. She is a recent graduate from the University of Colorado, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in advertising and strategic communications. Read more…

Debbie Smith

Debbie Smith, Office Manager

Debbie Smith has had a lifelong love affair with horses, showing and owning horses for most of her life until 2004. She has competed with hunters and in barrel racing and has, over the years, reformed several former race horses into show hunters. Debbie has a diverse background in the thoroughbred business. Read more…


Frank Brothers

Frank Brothers, Bloodstock

Known among influential racing participants for his keen ability to assess potential in young horses, Frank is a former top level trainer, a conformation expert and highly regarded bloodstock agent. He works with the Starlight team to select the best yearling prospects for us at the sales. Read more…

Foster Northrop

Foster Northrop, DVM, Veterinary

Foster Northrop, DVM is an equine veterinarian practicing primarily on thoroughbred race horses at Churchill Downs (Louisville, KY), Keeneland (Lexington, KY) and Palm Meadows (Boynton Beach, FL). He spent 16 years practicing with Dr. Mark Cheney before starting his own practice, Northrop Equine PLLC, in December of 2008. Read more…