Philip Kirby Racing

Racehorse Trainer based at Richmond, North Yorkshire

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Good luck to Nick Barret- Atkin

As promised loaded to YouTube, Nick’s video of memories at PKR – we wish him every success in the future in his new position at Michael Dodds 🐎

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Thursday at Musselburgh

It’s a late one at Musselburgh tonight, the journey home will be a long one if MADEEH doesn’t justify his favourite odds in the 9 o clock … we’re thinking positive and he goes there with a favourites chance, Kevin Stott back on board and plenty going for him. There are one or two tricky …

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Monday at Market Rasen & the Sales

Best of luck to our Owners today, it’s seasonal debuts for our two hurdle geldings, competitive races and a pleasing start and safe return is the order of the day, anything else is a bonus. Phil & I are on our way to the Goffs Sales, an exciting catalogue of stores, pointers & horses in …

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Thursday’s news – and winner!

We had a welcome winner at our ‘home track’ yesterday when despite the easing conditions, Madeeh broke his maiden tag in good style, and is likely to be seen fairly swiftly under a 6lb penalty, he’s come out of the race well. This made amends for Beverley where he finished well but couldn’t quite get …

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Wednesday at Catterick

We’ve a busy evening ahead at Catterick starting with Fircombe Hall in the opening nursery at 4.30, Ben Curtis jocked up and this colt had pleased us on his opening start but needs to show improvement now in handicap company. He’s tough and sound and we are sure there are races in him. We’ve actually …

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Monday News

No runners today but a busy day nonetheless as we have a record number of horses riding out every day at Green Oaks. There’s also loads of work being done by Phil  on the Goffs & Tatts catalogues as the sales are all coming up thick & fast and we have orders for some nice …

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Sunday’s runner

Just the one runner for us this weekend and she runs in half an hour at Bangor – Avis Bay owned by Victor Coglan & ridden by Tommy Dowson will tackle the Juvenile hurdle at 1pm and she has been well schooled at home for her NH debut. Good luck to Victor with his attractive …

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Monday 6th July News

Our first National Hunt horses make a start today, we’ve been over 4 months without a jumps runner but Tommy Dowson is back in the plate and we have a runner in each of the novice hurdle divisions at Uttoxeter at 12.55 & 1.55. Both horses are learning their trade and will be seen to …

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Saturday’s News

It might be Derby Day but we are at Haydock this afternoon with ‘ Imjajorblush’ who runs in the 12.00   over 1m 2f with Andrew Elliott on board. This is very much a test to see if he handles the soft ground – it  isn’t guaranteed and probably why he is such a generous …

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Prints, Canvases & Coasters!

As many of you will know our Junior Secretary and Resident Photographer, Megan Dent has been keeping busy whilst living on site the past few months and developed her passion for photography into a thriving business! She now has a vast collection of photographs taken at Green Oaks, including horses on the gallops, in the …

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