Philip Kirby Racing

Racehorse Trainer based at Richmond, North Yorkshire

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Introducing The Green Oak’s Landlord….

Phil was a VERY happy man this Christmas with arguably one of his most impressive presents to date in the form of his very own home bar ‘The Green Oak’. Complete with all his favourite racing memorabilia, tv to watch the racing, an impressive drinks selection and comfy sofa. Pippa put a huge amount of …

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Catterick winner – a day of highs & lows

An unusual day… but the main thing all horses & jockeys return safely. A very nice winner at Catterick in the Novice for South Terrace, he has built on his previous two novice starts and it looks as though this quicker track and Slightly better ground played to his strengths.  By Fame & Glory, this …

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Christmas eve!!! *Picture Updates!*

We have had snow in North Yorkshire this morning making it feel Christmassy, but its the really wet variety, and the sun is shining now so its transformed itself into huge wet puddles! Its been great to see that despite all the misery of the past year with covid-19 and all that came with it, …

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Friday 18th Dec…

We have 3 runners today – 2 at Southwell this afternoon and the other at Wolverhampton’s evening meeting, all fair ew chances. First up is Red Dragoness (above) who will be joining selling company for the first time off a nice weight with Rowan Scott in the plate for Owners Roofing Consultants Group. Its also …

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Wed 16th…..

Another Theatre excelled herself at Southwell on Sunday with a great win under Tommy Dowson for owners The Vacuum Pouch Company at odds of 28-1. She clearly relished the return to hurdles after a couple of starts over fences. Its fair to say her jumping still has some improving to do, but it didnt stop …

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Thursday at Newcastle

We are about to get going with the first of our 3 runners at Newcastle & three pretty special young horses represent us today – all have good chances & we’re hoping that SUNSET WEST can make amends for his Kelso tumble and record his first hurdles win in the hands of Tommy. Next up …

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Bushy Bids For Hat-Trick

* problem with the video links – we are working on it! – We head to Hexham today in an attempt for Bushy’s 3rd win under Tommy Dowson before the handicapper catches up with him next week and he takes a huge 16lb hike in the weights for his efforts. He  should be well-in for …

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Saturday’s News & Winner

He’s been a hardy little racehorse all year & the Ace Bloodstock bred ‘Fircombe Hall’ gained a deserved first 2 year old success in the 6f Handicap at Newcastle last night under a beautiful waiting ride from top jockey, Hollie Doyle. Winning in the colours of The Redhotgardogs, this was a really pleasing win for …

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Bushy Double!

It was another great front running win from Bushypark, making all yesterday at Haydock this time with Joe onboard for the conditional hurdle, we are delighted to see him in such good form. Our second runner from yesterday was South Terrace and jockey Tommy reported that his jumping was still novicey, so there will be …

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Wednesday’s News

All eyes will be on Bushy Park as he lines up at 12.15 at Haydock , this time Joe is in the saddle claiming 7lbs and he has a favourites chance providing his Hexham soft ground win has not taken too much out of him. There has been much written about his win in the …

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