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Meet the Trainers

Discover Newmarket is extremely grateful to work with a number of Newmarket Trainers. Our guided tours provide the opportunity to visit a variety of training yards many of which are historic and have fantastic tales of great achievements and racing folklore. Go behind the scenes to see exactly what happens in a typical day and meet the people who make it all happen.


For  a full list of Newmarket Trainers, click here

Amy Murphy

Southgate Stables

Having previously worked as a Pupil Assistant to Tom Dascombe and an Assistant Trainer Luca Cumani, as well as doing a winter spell in Australia with Gai Waterhouse, Amy joined the training ranks in Autumn 2016 having learnt from some of the very best in the world.

Charlie Fellowes

Bedford House Stables

From his base in the heart of Newmarket, Charlie Fellowes has made an impression early on in his training career. His horses are easy to spot in the mornings with their red exercise sheets and saddle cloths.

Newmarket Trainer

Darryll Holland

Harraton Court Stables

Darryll Holland is a former Multiple Group 1 winner who has ridden for some of racing’s leading trainers. He acted as an assistant trainer while occupying his role as a stable jockey and has since established himself as a trainer in his own right.

David Simcock

David Simcock

Trilium Place

A Classic winning trainer, David Simcock sent out a winner with the very first runner to feature under his name. Since then he's enjoyed a string of successes at the highest level as well as internationally.

Dylan Cunha

Bottom Yard, Phantom House Stables

Growing up in South Africa, Cunha is known for being a Group One winning trainer in his home country. Now taking on a new challenge in Newmarket, training out of the iconic Phantom House Stables.

Ed Dunlop

La Grange Stables

Ed Dunlop hails from a family steeped in racing and has enjoyed several high-profile wins and Classic victories. Look out for the light blue skull caps of his riders on the heath in the mornings.

Gay Kelleway

Queen Alexandra Stables

The first woman to ride a winner at Royal Ascot, Gay Kelleway trains out of Queen Alexandra Stables in Exning and has a very hands-on approach to training, riding work regularly.

George Boughey

Saffron House Stables

Based at Saffron House Stables, Boughey a Classic winning trainer, saddled up the first of his 300 winners in 2019. He’s enjoyed successes at Royal Ascot, as well as numerous Group and Listed winners.

George Scott

George Scott

Eve Lodge

There has been loads of success in a relatively short space of time for trainer George Scott having learnt some valuable lessons of the trade from some of racing's greats.

Harry Eustace

Park Lodge Stables

Harry grew up at Park Lodge, immersed in the excitement of a busy training stables. He went on to work at several prestigious establishments internationally, as well as with Royal Trainer to The Queen, William Haggas at Somerville Lodge Stables. He took over the family stables from his father in 2021.

James Fanshawe

James Fanshawe

Pegasus Stables

Occupying arguably the most famous yard in Newmarket, James Fanshawe operates from Pegasus Stables, built by legendary jockey Fred Archer and many a winner have called it home over the years.

James Horton

Park Lodge Stables

Working with some of 'Racing's Greats', James has made a great start to his training career, with 18% winners to runners in his first season, including a Listed winner and Group 3.

John and Thady Gosden

Clarehaven Stables

John Gosden has been associated with some of the sports brightest stars and his career haul is well over 3,000 race wins including well over 100 Group 1 winners all over the world. He has recently joined forces with his son Thady to train jointly from Clarehaven Stables.

John Ryan

Cadland Stables

John Ryan hails from a family steeped in horseracing. A career in the saddle saw him collect a haul of 174 victories as a National Hunt rider before taking out his trainer's licence in 2005.

Julia Feilden

Harraton Stud

Since starting training in 2001, Julia has sent out well over 200 winners from Ascot to Yarmouth. Her small, family-run stable has built a reputation as one of the shrewdest in the sport with a talent for improving inexpensive second-hand horses as well as realising the full potential of young stock.

Marco Botti

Prestige Place

Since arriving to Newmarket in 2006, Botti has quickly established himself as one of Britain’s leading trainers, and has gone on to train over 700 winners Nationally and Internationally.

Michael Bell

Fitzroy House

Training at the historic Fitzroy House for 35 years, Michael has had great success in Newmarket and has trained over 1,600 winners, including Derby winner Motivator and Oaks winner Sariska.

Patrick Owens

Authorised Yard

In August 2019 Patrick took out his dual purpose training licence, which in turn is a true accolade to over 25 years horsemanship within the Racing Industry, having more recently established a reputable pre-training operation here in Newmarket. Over the past 6 years Patrick has educated the future champions of the turf on the initial stages of becoming a Racehorse, for some of the town’s biggest stables, including John Gosden.

Newmarket Trainer

Phil McEntee

Racefield Stables

The son of a champion apprentice in Ireland, Phil McEntee has racing in the blood and rode on the flat and over jumps before turning to training.

Rae Guest

Rae Guest

Chestnut Tree Stables

A multiple Group 1-winning trainer, Rae Guest enjoyed a career in the saddle and has been hailed as a great horseman with his ability to train difficult horses to reach their potential.

Robert Cowell

Bottisham Heath Stud

After considerable success in California, Cowell trains out of Bottisham Heath Stud, with many successful highlights to his name, including their first Group 1 winner in 2011 at Royal Ascot with Prohibit.

Robert Eddery

Heyward Place

Situated on the Hamilton Road, Robert Eddery spent his formative training years in Ireland as well as enjoying extensive international experience in the US and Australia.

Roger Varian

Roger Varian

Carlburg Stables

A classic-winning trainer who was mentored by one of the greats, Roger Varian has shown on many occasions why one should always take note of his horses.

Sir Mark Prescott

Heath House Stables

Newmarket’s longest-serving trainer is based at the historic Heath House Stables and has trained over 2,000 winners, including the legendary Pivotal and dual Group 1 winner Marsha.

Newmarket Trainer

Stuart Williams

Diomed Stables

Stuart Williams is an established trainer who has trained hundreds of winners since taking out a licence in 1994. Williams hails from a racing family and has also previously worked internationally.

Tom Clover

Kremlin House

Clover is one of the country’s most upwardly mobile trainers. 2023 was a winning year for the team, with Rogue Millennium landing the Group 2 Duke of Cambridge Stakes at Royal Ascot.

Royal Yard Tour, Newmarket

William Haggas

Somerville Lodge

Seven Time Classic-winning trainer, William Haggas is one of the most respected trainers in British racing in Newmarket. William spent time with John Winter and Sir Mark Prescott before taking out his own license and training his first winner - Tricky Note (15th April 1987) - from his Somerville Lodge base where he has been since 1987.

William Knight

Rathmoy Stables

Moving to Newmarket in April 2020, William has had nearly 400 winners, including success at Group 2, Group 3 and Listed level. In 2021, the yard saw the record of 34 winners.