Scott Jarvis - Racecourse Manager - Albury Racing Club

14th April 2010

To whom it may concern,

I have worked closely with Mick McMahon and Neil Madigan at Lawn and Turf Maintenance for the past 5 years and especially when I was associated with North- East Racing and Racing Victoria Limited. At that time I was trying to help the Racecourse Managers maintain and improve the standard of racing surfaces throughout the Goulburn Murray, Wimmera and Mallee regions of country Victoria.

Mick and Neil were both the most supportive individuals that I worked with during this time as they understood the importance of what we were trying to achieve. Their expertise, knowledge, machinery, quality of work and after sales service I found was of the highest standard. During this time with them I held seminars at Wangaratta and Stawell Racecourses to help educate all of the Racecourse Managers in these regions of better renovation and machinery practices. This included Verti- Drain, TTR3 Turf Scarifyer and Topdressing machine demonstrations in the correct set up techniques, usage and what they were trying to achieve. We also covered Line Planting of Kikuyu in tracks to try and assist them in achieving better grass coverage and making the tracks easier to maintain. Mick and Neil both gave up their time to assist me with the seminar days as they could see the importance of improving the racing surfaces in the regions that I was assisting.

I have no hesitation in recommending Mick and Neil of Lawn and Turf Maintenance in assisting the improvement of racing surfaces in Victoria. Their knowledge and highly efficient quality renovation practices are paramount in assisting the Racecourse Managers take their tracks to the next level across the state.

Yours Sincerely,

Scott Jarvis
Albury Racing Club
Racecourse Manager