Philip Kirby Racing

Racehorse Trainer based at Richmond, North Yorkshire

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Musselburgh Juveniles

We are 5 minutes away from the Juvenile hurdle at Musselburgh & our two runners today are taking each other on due to decent prizemoney on offer at the Scottish track. It will be interesting to see if Skycutter jumps straight today going the other way round, he showed a tendency to jump out to …

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Bushypark wins The ’Paris Pike’

What a super round of jumping we saw from Bushypark on his chasing debut at Musselburgh. Tommy had him in the box seat throughout, and he looked a natural, skipping quickly over his fences, and pulling away hands & heels at the line from a decent rival – the other two coming to grief early …

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PKR Christmas shop

With Megan Dent Photograohy.

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Saturday news & catch up

Our highest rated chaser in training, Top Ville Ben heads to Aintree today for his first try over the National fences in The Becher Chase. Tommy rides & he schooled soundly earlier this week over our modified fences. He has a decent racing weight and the last time he ran here over the Mildmay course …

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Newcastle winner

Fircombe Hall deserved his win at Newcastle last night after some consistent efforts this season. PJ Mcdonald gave him a top ride and he came with a lovely run up the stands side rail. He has now won at 2 & 3 and we are so looking forward to his 2 years younger brother Hercules …

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Christmas Visits & Bobble Hats

If you are in our Racing Club, would like to join prior – or would just like to buy a bobble hat ! (see below) We look forward to welcoming you on Sunday morning for the first of our two Christmas mornings, the chance to see your club fillies, and also collect your WELCOME or …

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Wetherby Winner

We were delighted with the excIting juvenile SKYCUTTER at Wetherby on Wednesday – he showed lots of raw ability despite jumping out to his right and won well on his hurdling debut. He hadn’t Shown this tendency at home, but Tommy and Phill now hope to iron it out with plenty of schooling before he …

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Monday at Ayr

We have 3 runners today but realistically the only strong chance for us would be the attractive 6 year old SUNSET WEST who was unlucky not to win last season over hurdles. Its a competitive small field and this is his chasing debut so its no easy task – Tommy takes the ride and he …

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Wetherby and winners!

It’s an exciting afternoon at Wetherby with 2 young horses racing for us – Skycutter is favourite in a competitive maiden juvenile hurdle at 1.15 & Sallagh makes her second bumper appearance for us to round off the card. The sun is shining and it promises to be an good days racing at our Grade …

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Monday at Ayr & Chelmsford

Its a beautiful sunny day at Ayr, and we are about to start proceedings with the future chasing mare, Midnight Legacy in the novice hurdle at 12:30 for Hambleton Racing. You will see from the size of her that she will come into her own when she jumps a fence. We have another future chaser, …

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