Philip Kirby Racing

Racehorse Trainer based at Richmond, North Yorkshire

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News Thurs 14th Dec…

Yet another non start today as Lady Buttons is deprived of her chase run at both Newcastle and Warwick after being abandoned with frozen tracks. She was double entered in the hope of one of the meetings going ahead, but unfortunately the plan failed. She was schooling tremendously well yesterday with Adam, bags of scope and as …

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***DOUBLE AT SOUTHWELL!***

  It was a fantastic afternoon at Southwell yesterday with Jamie Gormley riding a double for us on Mr Carbonator & Good Time Ahead. Mr Carbonator finally getting his win as a 2yr old after a handful of unlucky near misses for patient owners Alan Fairhurst & Peter Sharp. It was a double win for …

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Mon 11th Dec…

  Stenna leading the string this morning – no run for him tomorrow now Uttoxeter is abandoned. Its a bitterly cold start to the day here at Green Oaks, with Uttoxeter’s meeting for tomorrow already having been cancelled, the temperatures don’t seem set to rise anytime soon. We have 3 runners at Southwell on the …

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5 @ Wetherby…

Its a busy Saturdays racing today at Wetherby with 5 runners – Wemyss Point, Allmyown, Skipthescales, Sakhee’s City & True Ballew. We have Wemyss Point in the first running in his third novice for his Green Oaks Partnership with Tommy Dowson on board again. He has effectively had a 9lb rise due to Tommy dropping his 5lb claim …

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Fri 8th Dec…

We had a much improved 2nd from Minstrel Royal for his owners The Gathering at Leicester yesterday ridden by Tommy Dowson. The galloping, testing track seemed to suit this 7yr old by Kayf Tara well – only being beaten by the favourite after an unfortunate mistake at the last. Todays runner… Baracalu runs at Sedgefield today for his second …

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News 6th Dec

While the horses in training are busy at work and going to the races, the young horses at Green Oaks are busy growing up and enjoying being part of a number of small herds. Having some free time out of the barn here are the filly foals plus a couple of yearlings. The youngest boys …

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Monday 4th Dec…

We had race course photographer Phil Andrews here on Saturday taking loads of great pics of the team riding out, please take a look at the link below. Unfortunately you will need to be a member of Facebook to view them (or know someone who is!) … https://www.facebook.com/phill.andrews.7/media_set?set=a.10215323279499325.1073742739.1355651757&type=3&pnref=story Tomorrows runner… The lion hearted Nautical Nitwit is …

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Photos & Video

We thought you’d enjoy looking through these photographs taken by the staff over the last week, followed by a video at the bottom of the page on one fine morning last weekend!

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Saturday news…

Two meetings again today with Shine Baby Shine having her first go over hurdles at Newcastle and then at Doncaster we have Bertie Blake third time out in novice company, followed by Top Ville Ben . Shine Baby Shine has been schooling very well at home but this is a fairly hot looking juvenile today …

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News 1st Dec…

Its another fresh and frosty morning here at Green Oaks and we have 2 runners today. First up is new recruit Captain Bob running at Southwell with Jonathan Fisher on board for owner Malcolm Long (shares still available). He has previously won with Fisher twice, so hopefully he will make another good effort today on …

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