Philip Kirby Racing

Racehorse Trainer based at Richmond, North Yorkshire

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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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Saturday at Wetherby

We have two young mares running today in the Wetherby bumper, both of whom we see as future chasers & this is very much ’work in progress’ for them as learn to become racehorses. Martalindy Runs for The Phillip Kirby Racing Club and she will have a good crowd there to support her today. Our …

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North Yorkshire National Day

Pictured is ‘Classic Escape’ who is our runner today in the Catterick racecourse North Yorkshire Grand National. We’ve done it before with the legend that is Little Bruce, we wouldn’t mind a PKR runner on the trophy again We certainly have a busy 30 minutes with 3 runners at 2 tracks ! ‘Bee the Difference’ …

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Simon shortlisted for Top 3

Our Assistant Trainer Simon has reached the final TOP 3 of these prestigious Awards. We’re proud & excited in equal measures – Utterly deserving of this honour given his 100% involvement in the success of PKR, Phil’s right & left hand man & and the countless hours above & beyond he regularly puts in without …

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Frosty morning videos

We have had some beautiful sunrises here recently. These videos give you a small insight into our best mornings.

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