Young Tom Pickering first came to Village Farm as part of a Syndicate of Plumbing and Heating Engineers from near by Banbury. His Father, Paul, works in this field and both he and Tom are keen fans of running Dogs. The Pickerings immediately hit it off with the Curtins and all the Staff and Owners at Lilypad Racing. They are alwaysvery socialable and very enthusiastic about all the Greyhounds from the Kennel. While Paul has made his living using his hands Tom has chose to pursue a clerical career and is a trained Book keeper. Tom nows helps at Lilypad Racing on a full time basis, he's applied what knowledge he had of running dogs well and is fast learning about the Racing Greyhound . He is a valued member of Team. Tom is also our Owners Association Representative,ajob which He takes very seriously and is always on hand for our Owners and only to happy to relay their thoughts.
Tom is involved as a part Owner , and is also a Member of the Suave Racing Club and it is with the Club that Pat saw a valuable position for Toms talents. Tom Pickering is the Secretary of The Suave Racing Club and was embraced by all concerned to assume this role. All the Members are comfortable in the knowledge that they are in good hands and that Tom is completely trustworthy and ultra efficient.