Philip Kirby Racing

Racehorse Trainer based at Richmond, North Yorkshire

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Tuesday 15th News

Pumaflor flies the flag for our team today in the 5.15 at Beverley. He has won at Pontefract so won’t mind the uphill finish here, and in form jockey, Paula Muir rides in this Ladies Event. Best of luck to his Owners, Resdev Ltd. We saw two more placed efforts from our runners yesterday – …

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Sunday 14th

No runners today but Phil is still kept busy with a visit from the Cleveland Pony Club. They find it fascinating to see inside the world of a racing yard and listen to the day to day story of what goes on and how we do everything. They started with a peak inside the office …

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Fri 12th July

We have 2 runners today…. Milanvera runs at Ffos Las today in the mares bumper. Its a good distance to go for one, but she has her chance as she will have come on for her first bumper at Hexham a few weeks ago and with only a 4 runner field its a nice looking …

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Wed 10th July…

Todays runner is Fingal’s Cave at our most local track Catterick, which he could hack to if he needed to, but will be given the luxury of the trusty green horse box for his run at 5:30 this evening. He is a course and distance winner here and we hope he is due to hit …

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Sat 6th July…

As talented as he is good looking?!! How beautiful is our new Spanish Moon 2yo colt just bought from the Arquana Sales in France. Todays Runners…   The ultra consistent Mr Carbonator is a victim of his good nature as he always tries his best and is very rarely out of the frame resulting in the …

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Sad News

We’re very sad today to report that the Darren & Annaley Yates horses have left us, but wish to make clear there has been no falling out, and we wish them every success with them in the future. Racing is an expensive sport and due to a lack of results with their flat runners  they …

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Tues 2nd July…

Sales news Phil is busy over in France at the Arqana sales and has made one purchase so far in the shape of this gorgeous looking 2yr old grey by Spanish Moon – sire of the very talented 6yr old Laurina who has won 6 of her 7 hurdle runs  (including the Grade 1 Mares …

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Saturday’s News

The above photo shows there are jumpers starting to come in gradually but it’s very much flat racing on our mind today with 2 runners at Chester, 1 at York and 1 at Doncaster. Here’s Phil’s youngest Racing Assistant, our ten year old daughter, Indy taking the Daren Yates colours into the weighing room at …

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Thursday at Nottingham

The sun is finally shining and it feels as though summer has at last arrived! Phil is on his way to Nottingham with Julie, Nick & most importantly The Resdev Way who is bidding to make Nick’s first ride on the flat a winning one 🙏🏻🤞🏻🍀 There would have to be a question mark if …

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Monday’s News – and winner!

Double celebrations yesterday – an exciting win for his Owners AND the first homebred winner for Phil & I after four seconds with other homebreds Show Promise, Mchelen ( at Pipe’s) and Rococco here last time.  Again he jumped beautifully for a 4 year old and the leap Tommy got from him at the second …

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