Philip Kirby Racing

Racehorse Trainer based at Richmond, North Yorkshire

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Thursday 19th News

Its our busiest time of year – the flat horses are in full swing and the Jumpers are  steadily coming back into work or on the walker for a 1st of August start for almost all of them, if not before. I saw Lady Buttons and Kilcullen Flem at exercise today, and also Shine Baby Shine …

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Wednesday 18th July – News part 1

Good Luck to Henry Newcombe – hardworking member of our Team who rides in the 5 o clock for us at Catterick today. He’s got an EW chance and is looking for that memorable first ride as a jockey. We would love it to be this afternoon! Part 2 News coming shortly…

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Monday 16th July

It’s great to see this boy ‘Stargazer’ back in work after an enforced period on the sidelines – he’s been doing plenty of steady exercise and everything seems fine now so we can look forward to a late season reappearance. Pumaflor has been busy – he was a close 3rd after looking like winning at …

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Winning News

We are so proud this week to report the fantastic Great Yorkshire Show ROR win of our former winning race mare CHLOE’S IMAGE. Owner Beth Hutchinson who has been reschooling her for a year now has achieved some amazing results in such a short space of time, and this is the icing on the cake …

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Saturday 24th July

The Sun is shining and it’s already third lot out by 8.15 to combat the heat.some of them pictured below. After a quiet week we have three runners today – Campion (4.55) at Chester & New Britain (8pm) & Pumaflor (8.30) at Hamilton. The filly has a poor draw to overcome and it’s safe to …

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Friday July 6th

Its Katie’s BIG DAY and she rides Iconic Figure’ in the 7f Stable Staff Charity Race at Doncaster – one that our own Travelling Head Lass Julie was 2nd in a couple of years ago. Katie has been training hard for this race and would like to say a huge Thankyou to all of you …

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Wednesday 4th July

The heat is on! It’s 6 am ride out time and here is first lot as we are doing every morning until the weather turns 🌞 We have also given a lot of our summer jumpers a break, and a few of the flat horses and we’re coming back all guns blazing Autumn into Winter. We’ve …

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Sunday July 1st

It was short sleeves in Ireland for Phil this week as he spent two days at The Tattersalls Derby Sale – the thermometer reaching as high as here, and no let up in sight! He is delighted with this purchase, a quality good moving filly who should make a smart NH prospect for her new …

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Wednesday 27th June

With temperatures soaring there is plenty of hosing down going on at the yard and we are being careful not to let the horses get too hot. We’ve got two runners today – thankfully no 3 mile chasers but Nautical Nitwit will be ready for a shower after his 4.20 Hurdle race at Worcester and …

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The Macmillan Journey

We were privileged to have Helen Hinton join us this year ahead of the Macmillan charity race at York last week where she had the time of her life aboard our own Tekiblue De L’Orme. She was dedicated, passionate and willing to learn more at each stage of her Macmillan journey up to race day …

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