Philip Kirby Racing

Racehorse Trainer based at Richmond, North Yorkshire

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A look back at the sales – videos

Its been a busy three days at the Goffs sales and yesterday The Well Oiled Partnership sold ‘Bitumen Belle’ for a good figure of £28,000 to be a likely broodmare as she has a page full of black type being out of a sister to the dam of top class  ‘Death Duty’. We were sad …

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Friday May 25th

Back to normal after the busy three days at Goffs Sales at Doncaster – a review with videos is just loading up. Today we have Pumaflor at Pontefract, a track he has shown decent form at but the handicapper has been slow to help him recently. He can improve from his Chester outing and we …

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Tuesday’s News

We had a wonderful evening at the TBA National Awards at Doncaster courtesy of ‘Lady Buttons’ who won the UK’s Leading Chase Mare award – a proud achievement for us, her Owner/ Breeders and all our Team back at home. This crowned a fantastic season for the mare and we look forward to hopefully more …

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Monday’s News

Its a 3 runner race for Lady Buttons tonight at the TBA Breeders Awards – she has been nominated for the Countries Mares Top Chasing Award, and all three Mares are rated around the 140 mark – we’ll see what happens shortly….but it’s certainly an honour to be here. It’s the Goffs UK sales tomorrow …

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Friday 18th May

  We’re on our way to Aintree with Wemyss Point and looking forward to stepping him up to 3 miles on this beautiful flat track. Tommy is riding and this is Wemyss first run in a handicap off a mark of 126 which is a hard enough opening mark – he actually went up 4lbs …

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Wednesday 16th May

Todays news is dedicated to the memory of Tiger Time who we tragically lost at Sedgefield yesterday. It was an awful shock to have a horse break his leg in a bumper – you just don’t expect it.  Dreadful for Tommy riding him, for Keith and Jayne his Owners, and us all back at the …

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Ride the gallop at Green Oaks – video

Jenny kindly made this video yesterday riding her favourite horse ‘Fingal’s Cave’ up the gallop. We think you’ll enjoy Watching it!

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Tuesday’s News & videos

It wasn’t quite a Birthday win for Owner Nick Wright of Resdev yesterday but The Resdev Way still ran a very good race for second at 22-1 and proving to us all that although he is clearly still a better AW horse, he handled this good turf ground well and he’ll be well capable of …

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Monday’s News

The Best laid plans have a habit of going awry with racehorses, and at Chester on Friday, Stargazer didn’t fire out the stalls and we were always playing catch up with nowhere to go round the unique track that is Chester. From being 11th at one point he stayed on into 7th by the post, …

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Ripon & Chester

  Three runners for us today and all eyes will be on Stargazer at 3.35 as he lines up in stall 4 for the Chester Cup 🍀 we also have Pumaflor at Chester in the last and ZIG ZAG attempting to make it 2 from 2 at Ripon this evening. Good luck to all our …

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