Personal Info/About

Southern California Equine Stables CEO

Tommy Atkinson is the CEO of Southern California Equine Stables. Tommy graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in Communications. Tommy currently resides in Scottsdale Arizona with his with Jamie and their three children: Tanner, Taylor and Tessa. Tommy’s hobbies include horse racing, surfing and having happy hour with friends and family.
Racing partners know Tommy for being easily accessible when needed and always providing prompt trustworthy replies.
Tommy founded Southern California Equine Stables in March 2022.
BLOODSTOCK AGENT AND PEDIGREE ANALYST
Gayle Van Leer serves as Southern California Equine Stables consultant and pedigree analyst. She is the final gatekeeper for every Southern California Equine Stables yearling prospect at sale, researching bloodlines through multiple generations and assessing each yearling's value at auction. In addition to her work at the yearling sales, Gayle advises the racing campaign of every Southern California Equine Stables horse.
TRAINERS
Tim Yakteen serves as Southern California Equine Stables Southern California trainer.
Steve Sherman serves as Southern California Equine Stables Northern California trainer.