Philip Kirby Racing

Racehorse Trainer based at Richmond, North Yorkshire

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Tuesday’s News

It wasn’t to be Stargazer’s afternoon but Dares to Dream belied her odds at Kelso for a battling 2nd in the Mares bumper for Tommy at the huge odds of 100-1! This was ‘Floss’s’ 2nd start and we knew she has strengthened up and improved considerably since last year, she is a beautiful looking filly …

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Saturday News

Two completely different  types of runners today – Stargazer in the November Handicap at Doncaster and Dares to Dream in the Mares bumper up at Kelso. They are both big prices but they don’t know that….Stargazer didn’t get home in the Cesarawitch and nor were the horses just firing then, but it’s a different story …

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Hexham Winner!

There were smiles all round following the diminuitive Little Bruce winning on his second chasing start at Hexham this afternoon. Tommy gave him a bold ride, jumping out in front and he never saw another rival, inspiring his partner to put in some quick fluent jumps. Rarely do you see a novice jump this well …

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Good luck to Katie

  Last night we enjoyed a team meal out to say goodbye and good luck to longstanding staff member, Katie Perkin. We are very sorry to see her go but Katie is keen to pursue a career change into the world of 3 day Eventing and she joins a top Northern yard with Badminton horses. …

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Friday’s News

2 days, 2 seconds – always a frustrating result but still a good one and we were delighted with the efforts of both Mr Carbonator at  Nottingham and Bertie Blake at Sedge yesterday. Mr Carbonator was posting his second successive runner up place but he’s thoroughly genuine, he’s just found one too good twice and …

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Tuesdays news

Its the turn of Mr Carbonator (Nottingham  3.50 ) and The Resdev Way (Musselburgh, 12.45) today and both have good chances of getting on the scoreboard. Up shortly will be ‘The Resdev Way’ under Adam Nicol – this does not look the strongest of races on paper and our runner would have a serious chance …

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For sale page updated

Today sees an initial update plus there will be new shares in some nice young horses added over the next 48 hours. Check back in!

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Monday News plus weekend review cont..

Batteries recharged – News and Wetherby review part 2! What an exceptional performance from Nautical Nitwit to win The Grade 2 West Yorkshire Hurdle for his enthusiastic Owners, The Birrafun Partnership. Nitwit may be nearing his 10th Birthday but there’s no doubt at all that he has yet again put in a personal best to …

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Wetherby Hat Trick

I have been looking forward to writing this post all day but only now finally got chance to sit down and upload the photos and sort the videos…. A MAGNIFICENT TREBLE!  Lady Buttons, Nautical Nitwit & Wemyss Point Together they made our day at Wetherby, without doubt one of our best days racing  since starting …

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Saturday’s News – Wetherby & Newcastle

Its one of our biggest days of the year – Wetherby’s Premier meeting and runners in 2 of the feature races – Lady Buttons & Nautical Nitwit. Wemyss Point, Zig Zag & Pullman Brown make up the supporting cast and we’re ready for some top class jumping action!  It appears on the formbook that Buttons …

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