Philip Kirby Racing

Racehorse Trainer based at Richmond, North Yorkshire

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Saturday News

We’ve enjoyed a red hot 10 days at the yard, although there’s no doubt the horses will be much more comfortable running in slightly cooler temperatures today – especially across the Knavesmire at York. Misscarlett kicks off proceedings on the AW at Newcastle under Ben Curtis whom gets on so well with her. Ben has …

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Catch up weekend, winning news & Catterick races

Today we have Hope Eden Racing’s ‘AQUISITOR’ back at the scene of his last start, let’s hope that he remembers how to get his head back in front again and we can celebrate another winner ahead of the big match kick off tonight. We have discovered that our daughter Indy is not just a massive …

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Friday’s News

We have 2 runners today after a quiet week – Sky Cutter a non runner yesterday due to the ground and Alsvinder a NR at Hamilton with racing abandoned, luckily the Racetech cameramen injured at the races are making a good recovery. We have Robert Johnson running in his second race at Doncaster & Willing …

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A star studded SATURDAY

What a day ! We are very excited as this is a race we’ve been looking forward to running Stargazer in for so long & he’s comfortably made the cut off 96. Top jockey Paul Hanagan is in the saddle and all of Team PKR will be shouting him home in the 3.30 at Newcastle. …

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Our upcoming morning at the yard

Saturday July 3rd sees our FIRST open morning in almost 2 years at the yard…its for all our PKR Club Members, and if you haven’t joined but would like to attend there is still plenty of time – and also in time to be in the draw for badges for the first Club runner which …

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Mondays News & Friday’s winner!

What a start for the Owners of ‘Willing to Please’ – she came good at Redcar on her first run for them, and proved a good claim after she had been second on three previous occasions. ‘Wendy’ as she is now known at the yard was led up by Katie who duly won Best Turned …

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Friday at Redcar & Miscarlett wins

We all celebrated on Wednesday with a long overdue win for Miscarlett in Joyce Porters mauve & purple colours. Second time out following a wind op is said to be the time to catch them right, and the mare won in great style for champion jockey Brian Hughes, who got on so well with her …

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Monday at Thirsk – and Carisle winner!

Can Iconic Belle make it a 6 timer? Its no easy task for Belle today at Thirsk in the 2.10 over 1m 4f. Top claimer Billy Garrity takes the ride, and Belle is out to 13-2 with a red hot favourite in Tricorn for Phil’s friend Ian Jardine, and Arrow of Gold (Golden Horn’s half …

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Becoming an Owner

We have enjoyed making this short video at the weekend, with many clips from Catterick to show those of you interested a little of what it is like being an Owner with us, wether owning a small share or a horse fully, the enjoyment is no less real when you have a good day at …

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Tuesday June 8th news

FOR SALE PAGE FULLY UPDATED TODAY – New Partnerships available to join. Please take a look. We have 2 runners today and Phil has taken them to Wolverhampton while Katie has gone with 2 for wind checks at Cheltenham vets. Pictured above is ‘Man of Verve’ who hadn’t had much luck recently but remains capable …

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