Kerry’s journey began in 1996 when she attained a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing from the Onderstepoort Faculty of Veterinary Science. In 1998 she started a long and successful association with multiple South African Champion Breeders, Summerhill Stud, working alongside Mick Goss.
Between 2006 and 2008 Kerry travelled and worked around the world with invaluable time spent with Sheikh Hamdan of Dubai’s long-time Racing Manager Angus Gold at Shadwell Estate, UK, working at the world-renowned operation’s pre-training and rehabilitation farm and attending sales. She assisted Malcolm Bastard at Lambourn with sales preparation and breeze-up sales at Kempton, Doncaster and Newmarket and worked as a veterinary assistant at the in-demand Baker & McVeigh Veterinary Practice at Newmarket which specializes in racing soundness and sales vetting.
Back at Summerhill between 2008 and 2011, her duties as Bloodstock and Racing Manager included all aspects of stud and sales management, before going out on her own and setting up Kerry Jack Bloodstock in 2012.
KJB has been Racing manager to prominent owner Braam van Huyssteen since 2012. Braam has enjoyed a run of success over the past few seasons including 4 Grade 1 wins this year. (2018)
Kerry was employed as yearling inspector for Bloodstock South Africa from 2013 until 2017 before joining Cape Thoroughbred Sales as Bloodstock Manager.
Kerry Jack Bloodstock manages South African Triple Crown hero Louis the King's stud career, who has produced an exceptional crop of first foals.