Philip Kirby Racing

Racehorse Trainer based at Richmond, North Yorkshire

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Newcastle & Newbury…

We are glad to have another day of jumpers bumpers on at Newcastle today amidst the horrendous weather conditions for racing at the moment. They are great for keeping the horses that are due a run ticking over whilst also providing the opportunity for some prize money too. We have 6 up at Newcastle and …

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Tuesday News & winner

Joe Williamson rode a very well judged ride from the front on our only runner  at Lingfield yesterday. The 5 year old Fame & Glory mare, First Glory’ was having her first start for us after being bought by owner, Alan Rodgers from the Irish painting scene. She had been placed 3rd on her second …

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Frosty Friday!

Its a freezing cold day following yesterdays snow with temperatures still sub-zero even with the sun shining. Fortunately racing goes ahead on the AW today with 4 at Newcastle and 1 at Southwell later tonight. Newcastle… Iconic Belle is our first runner of the day and could benefit from the up in trip combined with …

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14th Jan…

No surprise with the snow we have had over night and is continuing to fall that Catterick (pictured above) was abandoned early this morning, with Sedgefield already off tomorrow too. Its most disappointing for us as amongst the runners for today was stable star Little Bruce due to take on The North Yorkshire National at …

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Important 10 to Follow rule update & WINNER!

What a cracking good mare Ravenscar is turning out to be – she won her second race in 7 days at Southwell yesterday and her third of the Winter AW campaign to add to her Newcastle win before Christmas. Ridden by Ben Curtis, she sat in midfield and ground down the long time leader ‘Beach …

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11 Runners Today!

***UPDATE*** Unfortunately the first 3 runners didnt make it to the track in time despite leaving seriously early. The horrific weather conditions creating serious traffic problems, and the second lorry is yet to arrive in time! Second Update…..The second lorry didnt arrive in time either, so our 4 in the 1.40 were sadly also non-runners. …

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6th Jan…

Yesterday….. Alsvinder put up a great effort for 3rd at Wolverhampton making the best of his poor draw on the widest outside under another top ride for us by Ben Curtis. Looking a picture of health and beautifully turned out for yet another Best Turned Out prize for Katie, its sure to have made the …

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Racing Continues – and video

Lockdown News  Racing goes Ahead…. behind closed doors. Horses will be able to race but without Owners present.  We are feeling a little flat at the new rules in place but more than relieved our horses can continue to be trained & entered as not only would if have meant furloughing many of our team, …

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A Winning New Years Day!

Mr Carbonator took his chance for his moment of glory and didn’t disappoint to be crowned our New Years Day winner at Southwell. As genuine as he ever was, he gave us a great winning start to 2021 with another win at his fav track, making it a nice double for jockey Ben Curtis on …

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

We wish you all a Happy New Year from the whole team at PKR!!! Its been a strange year and its fair to say most will be glad to see the back of 2020 and look forward to 2021 hopefully bringing us back to some form of normality as the vaccinations for covid-19 take effect …

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