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Meet the Trainers

Robert Cowell

Bottisham Heath Stud

After a stint training in the US, Robert Cowell returned to the UK and has become renowned as something of a specialist with the sprinters with some high level successes.

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.

Simon Crisford

Kremlin House Stables

Having served as racing manager to Sheikh Mohammed, it was in 2014 that Simon Crisford took out his licence and since then has enjoyed tremendous success including a handful of Graded race victories

James Fanshwawe

Pegasus Stables

Occupying arguably the most famous yard in Newmarket, James Fanshawe operates from Pegasus Stables and many a winner have called it home.

Chris Wall

Induna Stables

Having enjoyed mentorship from the likes of Luca Cumani and Sir Mark Prescott, Chris Wall has been based at Induna Stables, a 60-box facility, since 1992.

David Lanigan

Rathmoy Stables

Having enjoyed tutelage under some of the greats, David Lanigan's horses want for nothing at their base in the Hamilton Road.

William Haggas

Somerville Lodge

It's not hard to spot the Haggas string with their luminous saddle cloths, caps and jackets and the sheer number of the string in the mornings. This Derby winning trainer boasts one of the largest strings in Newmarket

Ed Dunlop

La Grange Stables

Ed Dunlop hails from a family steeped in racing and has enjoyed remarkable success with several high-profile successes and Classic victories to his name. Look out for the blue skull caps of his riders on the heath.

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.

Hugo Palmer

Kremlin Cottage

Granted a licence in 2011, it didn't take long for Hugo Palmer to taste success and there have been many notable wins since then including claiming the 2,000 Guineas when responsible for training Galileo Gold in 2016.

Sir Michael Stoute

Freemason Lodge

There have been many plaudits for Sir Michael Stoute since he began training in 1972 including 10 Champion Trainer titles and fiver Derby victories to go with several international successes.

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 runners. His mammoth operation is based on the Bury Road.

Marco Botti

Prestige Place

Operating from a state of the art yard, Botti has enjoyed some great success since moving to Newmarket in 2006. A first Royal Ascot winner in 2018 is among his career highlights.

Sir Mark Prescott

Heath House Stables

Newmarket’s longest-serving trainer is based at the historic Heath House and has trained over 1,300 winners, including the legendary Pivotal. It’s easy to spot his riders heading up Warren Hill in their brown and yellow chequered caps.

Henry Spiller

Sackville House Stables

Having fallen in love with racing at a young age, Henry Spiller has enjoyed a positive start in the training ranks and continues to grow, evidenced by a recent move to a new yard at the foot of Warren Hill

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.

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