Philip Kirby Racehorse Trainer

Racehorse Trainer based at Richmond, North Yorkshire

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Happy Retirement Eddie

Monday saw Next Edition run his final race for The Dibble Bridge Partnership at Redcar, a very fitting place for him to sign out as this is where he ran his first race as a 2 year old for Howard Johnson finishing 2nd and also won his first race there a month later. 7 years …

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Wednesday’s News

We have two horses making their debut for us today, Leonard Thomas and this horse, pictured above – the talented handicapper ‘Fingal’s Cave’ . Our other runner is having his second start for the yard, that’s In Focus who drops back to 7f  from 12f last time at Newcastle.  Good luck to connections of all the horses. …

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New foal video

She is by Sixties Icon out of Royalty – dam of 3 winners from 4 runners inc Agglestone Rock. Royalty has lost her last two foals , and she will be her last so she is a special arrival and clearly Royalty is very taken with her.  

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Sunday’s News

The wonderful mare ‘Lady Buttons’ features amongst the list of entries for The Mares Champion Hurdle at Punchestown next week, and providing she comes through her last piece of work well on Tuesday she is a likely runner in the Grade 1 Event. She goes there a fresh horse after not having run for 57 …

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Weekend News

It won’t be long before we have our first 2 year old runners and we have about 6 this time, including this pair who would be the most forward of them to date. Its looking a busy week ahead with a combinaton of flat runners and two entries for Punchestown – Lady Buttons and Courtown …

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Friday 21st April

A quiet couple of days without a runner but its Wolverhampton tomorrow with Wemyss Point making his flat debut under Paddy Aspell. He has schooled through the stalls this week with the two year olds and learnt quickly. Further update early Sat morning.

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Across the card double! videos added

  Congratlations to Owners Jayne & keith Sivills – Arabian Oasis David Marshall & Simon Wyatt – Cavalieri Its been another day to savour for our Team with 2 out of 3 of the horses winning – and a safe finish for Next Edition  who has run his final race. It was left to the …

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Photo of the week?

Update – 2 shares remain We think this goes to Harry and Jan Stephenson who sent us this photo they took of Phil with 2 year old colt, Robin des Chapp at our Open Morning. Just 4   2 shares remain in him for sale. This photo really shows Robin’s size and power. These are the …

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Breeding News

There is just Pickworth to foal now to Fame and Glory for her Owners, keith and Jayne Sivills – so far we have three fillies and two colts.   John Hanson of Ace Bloodstock Ltd  has had 3 colts in a row from his winning Kodiac mare, Marmot Bay, and this latest colt pictured  looks …

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Easter Monday runners

Take Two – this is going to be old favourite’s ‘Next Edition’s’ final start for us  tomorrow – he managed to cut himself on his hock the night  before his intended target at Market Rasen last week, so he reverts to the flat for his swansong, and Philip Dennis partners him in the 5.30 at …

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