Philip Kirby Racing

Racehorse Trainer based at Richmond, North Yorkshire

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Thursday 17th News, Spring targets & videos

We’ve been having a quiet week with only Newcomer Hurricane Hugo running Tuesday for a midfield spot on his bumper debut on the AW at Newcastle. This was a satisfactory debut and he’ll be going Novice hurdling shortly along with Adelphi Prince. A short video of first lot and Lady Buttons & Dares to Dream …

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RIDE OF THE MONTH

Huge congratulations to Adam Nicol winning the Attheraces TOP ride for December on Skipthescales at Newcastle 👏👏👏 This will be a boost for Adam who is currently undergoing physio and doing everything he can at Jack Berry house to be back as soon as possible riding again. To watch the amazing win click this link …

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Sunday’s News & Winner!

video to follow later Wetherby really is our lucky track this Jumps season – Zig Zag became our 3rd winner of the year and equalled last seasons NH total 3.5 months early! It hasn’t gone unnoticed that Sean Quinlan gave him a particularly clever ride, dictating a moderate pace and then kicking clear off the …

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A must see Racing TV moment

For those of you have read about but not seen the ‘It’s a man, actually Derek’ line from Robert Cooper that has recently resurfaced… here it is! A classic racing gaffe 🤣  click the link! No disrespect to Tommo as we think he is brilliant. https://www.racingpost.com/news/it-s-a-man-actually-derek-tommo-blunder-on-graham-norton-show-goes-viral/361215

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Saturday’s News and Winner!

Quite unusually we had a 1st,2nd,3rd,4th & 5th with our 5 runners yesterday, and it was the biggest price of our 5 that triumphed! Touching 50-1 on Betfair before the off, Magic Dragon who had shown just a little for us in bumpers ran the race of his short career to battle on and repel …

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Andorn’s Legacy

Tomorrow will be an emotional one for Owners of ANDORN’S LEGACY, Mick & Pete Helm of Preesall Garage. She is the one and only living foal from their many times winning stallion, ANDORN, who tragically died in early retirement. Andorn was a beautiful small entire by the late, great MONSUN and he won over a …

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Friday’s News

We saw a storming effort from Little Bruce yesterday pictured here with Julie – a running on 2nd place after 3miles 6f round Catterick in their ‘Grand National’ – a brave effort and Nathan conjured some great leaps out of him. We see this as a race he can come back and try and win …

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Champion Chase Entry

Tom Richmond of The Yorkshire Post has written this interesting article today with the Champion Chase entries out. https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/lady-buttons-tasked-with-chasing-down-altior-at-cheltenham-festival-1-9531211 Phil has entered Lady Buttons in the Queen Mother Champion Chase  and she may also get a Mares Hurdle entry. Plan A remains at this stage to have a pre Festival outing at Huntingdon later this month …

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Thursday’s News – Winner & videos

First 2019 win on the board…After a series of near misses and some placed efforts from Magellan and Jaycol’s Star at Doncaster earlier yesterday, we saved the best till last with a tenacious effort from Cara’s Way ridden by Sean Quinlan. Making her debut for us after previously being with Gordon Elliott, Sean gave the …

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Sunday 6th News

We’re still seeking win no.1 of 2019 but SHINE BABY SHINE came close today with a 2nd at Newcastle followed by a 3rd from Mr Carbonator. Shine had all  bar the favourite beat and this was a step back in a winning direction from a mare who is sure to be adding to her tally …

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