Philip Kirby Racing

Racehorse Trainer based at Richmond, North Yorkshire

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A winning week – full catch up

We’ve kicked off to a good start for the NH season proper, Whoshotthesherrif reminding us all how talented he is taking the big race of the day at the first Wetherby meeting. Ridden as usual by Sean Quinlan, Sheriff jumped superbly and repelled the late challenge to secure a narrow victory for his owners, Hambleton …

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Tuesday 12th Oct…

Today we have 5 runners at Newcastles evening meeting with 2 in the first 5.00 and 3 in the last at 8.30. It will be a late night, but it could be worse, at least its not Wolvehampton to travel back from! Wemyss Point and Niven make their seasonal debut and a go at the …

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Saturday news

Today’s News post is dedicated to the memory of the beautiful Hope Eden Racing Owned, Aquisitor , who we sadly lost earlier in the week due to surgical complications. Acquisitor had been an absolute star for his owners this season with three wins on the flat, and he was a great character at home, very …

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Wye Aye wins & 3 meetings Friday

Taking over on the tricky but talented Wye Aye was never going to be easy for our Conditional jockey, Joe Williamson following the partnership he built up with Colm McCormack, but it all came together yesterday at Perth, Joe’s first time over fences on him. Despite carrying top weight, Wye Aye found an extra gear …

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Wednesday at Perth

We have 2 runners today and 2 staying young NH geldings making their seasonal reappearance up at Perth for some safe ground following rain North of the border. Both in the Vacuum Pouch Co. Ownership, best of luck to them & safe return. Yesterday we saw Burrows Seeside a respectable 4th at Newcastle despite some …

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PKR 10 to Follow 21/22 launches

For all information and how to enter by the closing deadline 30th September please click the new tab in the menu. Simply donate to the Justgiving link as many £10 as you wish to enter and then email or post us your entry lists with your name and tel.number , it couldn’t be simpler, best …

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Tues 14th Sept…

We are glad the PKR Club open day at the yard on Saturday was enjoyed by all and the weather even managed to hold up for us. We hope those of you who came enjoyed Phil’s insight of the horses and their season ahead, along with the un planned entertainment of Show Promise with his …

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Musselburgh & Chelmsford

We have meetings at two ends of the UK today with flat runners at Chelmsford & Musselburgh. Phil & Katie have taken Dark Zeas & Everett on the long trip south and Victor has taken his own ‘Robert Johnson’ up North. Best of luck to all involved, all have each way chances. We had a …

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PKR Club Morning tomorrow

Thank goodness the forecast is DRY , not like our first very damp Club Morning! We have plenty of parking and lots planned, all Club Members are invited plus a guest, and you are still welcome to join today and come 😊 Proceedings begin at 10 am but car parking is from 8.45 so you …

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Winner ! Willing to Please at Carlisle

We enjoyed a second win this summer from lovely mare, ’Wendy’ at Carlisle on Wednesday, ridden by top jockey Ben Curtis for Owners, The Redhotgardogs. Led up & plaited up beautifully by Katie 👏 Our team is coming to hand nicely and we also saw an improved effort from RED FORCE ONE for 5th at …

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