Philip Kirby Racing

Racehorse Trainer based at Richmond, North Yorkshire

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Friday at 3 meetings

We have had one runner so far of our five entered today….Galaxy Dancer & Classic Escape at Sedgefield, Red Force One at Aintree and Busby & Magellan at Kempton’s evening meeting. Our shortest priced runner is Busby in the 6.30, he is currently second favourite to an unexposed 4 year old of Michael Bell’s, King …

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Musselburgh winner – a great result for the PKR Club

We were absolutely thrilled to get a first time out bumper winner for The Philip Kirby Racing Club – the 5year old Soldier of Fortune mare did it really well in the hands of Joe Williamson …. this video sums the day up perfectly 🐎⭐️

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Friday at Ayr & Southwell

We are up at the re- scheduled Scottish National meeting with WHOSHOTTHESHERRIF in the 3.30 today, the Listed Hillhouse Quarry handicap chase with Sean Quinlan on board for Hambleton Racing . Sherrif ran a terrific race 12 days ago to win his second chase of the season at Carlisle, wether this comes to soon we …

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Winners Busby & Whoshotthesheriff

We had a good recent run with 4 winners – 3 on the flat ( Burrows Seeside, Leopold’s Rock & Busby) and our latest Chasing winner, WHOSHOTTHESHERRIF at Carlisle winning a Class 3 in good style for Sean Quinlan & Hambleton Racing. Sheriff added this win to his Bobby Renton win at Wetherby at the …

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Go North Finals Day – Friday at Musselburgh

We’ve been looking forward to this meeting all Winter & It’s an exciting day ahead at Musselburgh for Team PKR. We are delighted to have 2 mares qualified for the final named in honour of Lady B – and with her Owner Jayne Sivills presenting the prize it would be amazing if Ravenscar ( Tommy …

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Winners under lights

We didn’t get the coveted Cheltenham winner, but we are still celebrating two winners over the past two days on the all-weather, BURROWS SEESIDE winning cosily at Southwell under Graham Lee on Tuesday, he has now been 1st, 2nd or 3rd on 13 of his 22 starts , what a consistent horse he is for …

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Affordable Partnerships available to join

As well as our popular PKR Racing Club at £69 a year , we run a good selection of in-house 20/25 or 30 Owner partnerships here at Phillip Kirby Racing, and they have proved very popular as they have set annual fees usually split into 6 month segments , prize money at the end of …

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Cheltenham Tuesday & 3 meetings

What an exciting day for our team, Tommy and Sycutter’s Owners … he has sneaked in as no. 22 at the bottom of the handicap of The Grade 2 Boodles Juvenile H’cap Hurdle and must go there with a good chance of running well providing he doesn’t boil over in the preliminaries. He will have …

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A long overdue news post

Its the weekend before the Cheltenham Festival and we are looking forward to running Skycutter on Tuesday in the juvenile handicap hurdle. He goes there with an each way chance, keeping a lid on him in the preliminaries will be crucial to how he performs, he is very hot headed. Second on his latest start …

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Saturday at Haydock & Newcastle

PREVIEW….We have 5 runners today across 2 cards – jumping action at Haydock & on the flat at Newcastle. Skycutter takes on the hot favourite Porticello in the Victor Ludorum Juvenile hurdle, he’s second in the betting and goes there in great shape – Tommy will be doing his best to conserve him on this …

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