Philip Kirby Racing

Racehorse Trainer based at Richmond, North Yorkshire

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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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A week in photos

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Wednesday round – up & winners

Its been a productive 7 days with winners at Doncaster ( Tommaso) & Newcastle yesterday with Ravenscar in the Mares Handicap Hurdle. Lets start with Tommaso who got off the mark on Friday over hurdles with Tommy, making full use of his 4 year old allowance pitched into novice handicap company for the first time. …

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Lingfield victory for Ben

Good things come to those who wait & Top Ville Ben’s Owners have been very patient while their fantastic horse recovered from a hairline fracture in 2020 & necessitating almost 12 months off the track. Its always hard for a highly rated 9 year old coming off that sort of break, but Ben had shown …

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Triple Meetings, Ben & Bushy reappear

Major Races Preview : some good news this morning, just the 4 runners in Top Ville Ben’s 2.25 race now with Calva d’Auge a NR. With such a dry forecast ahead for the Skybet Chase next week Ben is instead having a rare hurdles spin on more suitable ground as it is such good prizemoney …

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A future winner?

There are just a few shares remaining in 4 year old Presenting filly, Glamorous Icon. She is coming to hand quickly, and taking her work well. She may run once this spring, Or Phil may decide to keep her back to be an autumn four-year-old. Whatever he decides she is a lovely athletic mare for …

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