Mr. Ben Sorbello

Mr. Ben Sorbello


Mr. Ben Sorbello has been involved in the horse racing industry for thirty years. Initially working for Mr. Theo Green, and later, Mr. T.J. Smith. During this time with T.J. Smith, Mr. Sorbello rode all the main gallops including Wonder Dancer, Star Watch and Bounding Away before moving on to work as a freelance track work rider at Royal Randwick in Sydney.

Following his stint as a track work rider, Mr. Sorbello applied his extensive experience and practical knowledge in his new role as international stable foreman for leading New Zealand trainer, Mr. Bruce (BJ) Wallace. Some of the notable horses under Mr. Sorbello’s watch included, Star Dancer (group 3 Myer Stakes), Kingston Bay (Hobartville) and Prince of Praise (George Main Stakes) with Craig Carmody aboard, whom he managed for over eight (8) years both domestically and overseas.

Mr. Sorbello now concentrates on the lucrative Hong Kong horse racing market specialising in exotic betting. He has already demonstrated, in a short period of time, an impressive understanding of the Hong Kong market and the ability to return large exotic dividends. He is now offering punters the opportunity to benefit from his wealth of knowledge and experience by becoming a member of BETUP888.COM.

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