Michael is currently President of the Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association. From 1981 to 2007 he was Manager of the late Maktoum al Maktoums’ Gainsborough Stud’s worldwide racing and breeding interests. During his tenure, the studs bred LAMMTARRA, HATOOF, FANTASTIC LIGHT, LAILANI, SAYEDATI, ROYAL APPLAUSE, MUSICAL CHIMES, MUSIC NOTE, etc. Horses purchased at public auction by Michael include SHADEED, ZILZAL, GREEN DESERT, CADEAUX GENEREUX, JET SKI LADY and SHAMARDAL, not forgetting IN THE AIR, one of Gainsborough Stud’s foundation mares who produced five individual Gr.1 winners through her female line. Michael currently acts on behalf of a number of racehorse owners and breeders.