Philip Kirby Racing

Racehorse Trainer based at Richmond, North Yorkshire

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Fridays news & weekend Preview

With 7 runners today and tomorrow we are all keeping busy and first of all we must wish good luck to our duo of mares running today – MILADYGRACE in the 1.30 at Catterick and SIENA MIA in the 6.40 at Newcastle. The latter is returning off a break but is fit and well, and …

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What a weekend! Videos added

It’s been a busy 2 days & late as this post is, we wanted to report on what has been an amazing weekend –  we can now bring you some of the photos And videos from our two days at Doncaster, Cheltenham & Sedgefield. Lady Buttons… words can’t  adequately describe the emotions on Saturday for …

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Saturday at Cheltenham & Doncaster

What a day… it may seem very exciting to the racing world that we have 2 runners in Graded races within 20 minutes of each other but Phil, myself and our team will beyond nervous watching our much loved stable stars as they set off in their respective big races. Win lose or draw,  our …

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Lady Buttons Limited Edition Prints

My Original Oil painting is now finished and available to buy as a Limited Edition Print run of 250 individually signed by myself, Phil, Adam, Tommy, Jayne her Owner & Jennie & Sarah her work riders, with a donation of £10 from each sale to an important Equine charity ( detailed below). Titled ‘Lady Buttons’ …

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A busy Friday

THE WEEKEND STARTS HERE!  7 runners today and we have kicked off with a close 2nd at Huntingdon from the improving WYE AYE for Colm McCormack. He should be winning soon….a very pleasing performance without quite getting the 1 that we wanted next to his name! Our 6 still to run : RAVENSCAR, HANGARD, FASTERKHANI …

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Following 3 close seconds in bumpers, homebred ‘Show Promise’ by Josr Algarhoud x Show Potential, opened his account over hurdles today at the first time of asking. We love a local winner at Catterick and ‘Joss’ as he is known at home, belied his generous odds of 8-1 and scooted  clear of the Henderson horse …

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Monday at Newcastle

Lady Buttons who has an entry at Doncaster for the Grade 2 Mares Hurdle on SaturdayThere has been some big race entries made today for Top Ville Ben & Lady Buttons, and it will be interesting to see the list of horses entered at Doncaster & Cheltenham in the next couple of hours. The sun …

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Friday at Musselburgh & Newcastle winner

Its brilliant when everything goes to plan and that’s exactly what happened yesterday on the AW as smart 5 year old ICE PYRAMID improved just as we hoped he would following his pleasing comeback last month at the same track. Getting a nice lead into the race, Paul Mulrennan didn’t have to get too animated …

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Wednesday News Extra & videos

Having trouble adding to our first Wednesday post this morning so creating a new one to add extra photos & videos from the past couple of days at the yard … Yesterday saw 4 year old ‘Lord Buttons’ having a pop in the arena…he showed huge scope and the family’s talent for jumping and we …

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Wednesday news

  This mornings news piece is dedicated to the memory of ‘Machiavelli’ who we tragically lost at Wetherby on Saturday. It’s been a difficult couple of weeks losing firstly Robbing the Prey & now him, and it never gets any easier bringing the waggon back with a missing space. Our hearts go out to his …

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