Philip Kirby Racing

Racehorse Trainer based at Richmond, North Yorkshire

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A future winner?

There are just a few shares remaining in 4 year old Presenting filly, Glamorous Icon. She is coming to hand quickly, and taking her work well. She may run once this spring, Or Phil may decide to keep her back to be an autumn four-year-old. Whatever he decides she is a lovely athletic mare for …

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Saturday at Wetherby

We have two young mares running today in the Wetherby bumper, both of whom we see as future chasers & this is very much ’work in progress’ for them as learn to become racehorses. Martalindy Runs for The Phillip Kirby Racing Club and she will have a good crowd there to support her today. Our …

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North Yorkshire National Day

Pictured is ‘Classic Escape’ who is our runner today in the Catterick racecourse North Yorkshire Grand National. We’ve done it before with the legend that is Little Bruce, we wouldn’t mind a PKR runner on the trophy again We certainly have a busy 30 minutes with 3 runners at 2 tracks ! ‘Bee the Difference’ …

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Simon shortlisted for Top 3

Our Assistant Trainer Simon has reached the final TOP 3 of these prestigious Awards. We’re proud & excited in equal measures – Utterly deserving of this honour given his 100% involvement in the success of PKR, Phil’s right & left hand man & and the countless hours above & beyond he regularly puts in without …

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Frosty morning videos

We have had some beautiful sunrises here recently. These videos give you a small insight into our best mornings.

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New Year update, finally!

Well done FIRCOMBE HALL – he became our first winner of 2022 with a super cool ride from Graham Lee at Newcastle. Top Cat approves of a ginger winner, and he’s a really tough and consistent little horse, homebred by Ace Bloodstock & Owned by The Redhotgardogs. Apologies website readers, I have been guilty of …

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A Grade 1 Bid on Monday – Chepstow & Wetherby

We are just 20 minutes away from Grade 1 action at Chepstow, with our so far unbeaten juvenile hurdler, Skycutter. He runs in the colours of the ‘French Connection’ Ownership, and it is a bold bid in a competitive race, but he has been nothing but impressive so far. Tommy will be relishing the task, …

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Happy Christmas & Boxing Day Runners

Happy Christmas to all our Owners, friends & followers of the yard 🎄 We have 4 runners to enjoy on a rather damp Boxing Day…. competitive races as always but they all have each way chances so a winner would be fantastic and 2 even better! Top Ville Ben headlines the quartet, can he & …

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PKR Club Information

If you have been wondering if to join for yourself or a partner / friend, take a look at what will be in the stocking for Christmas…and some recommendations from current members.

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A potential new Partnership in BUSBY

Due to popular demand for a Pship horse that is ready to run, Phil has decided to offer BUSBY for sale into a 20 Owner Pship – He is next likely to run on Tuesday 21st December at Newcastle over 1m 2f, the track & trip he has just won over. Owners will be straight into the …

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