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Meet the Trainers

Dr Jon Scargill

Red House Stables

A life in academia wasn't for Dr Jon Scargill as he opted to train racehorses in Newmarket after finishing his PhD in biochemistry at Cambridge University.

Don Cantillon

Hackness Villa Stables

Dual-purpose trainer Don Cantillon has provided some memorable moments and is regarded as something of a shrewd trainer.

Mohamed Moubarak

Linden Lodge Stables

Mohamed Moubarak made a return to the training ranks in 2016 having previously enjoyed success that included a Yorkshire Oaks and Mill Reef Stakes.

Andi Brown

Southfields Stables

Andi Brown has in the past worked for the likes of Guy Harwood, John Gosden and Jeremy Noseda. He's been based at Southfields Stables since 2004.

Philip McBride

Exeter House Stables

Philip McBride has been in racing for over four decades. He was first granted a training licence in 1992 and he has been training from Exeter House since 2011.

Michael Wigham

Hamilton Stables

Michael Wigham retired from the saddle in 1998 after 25 years. Since taking a trainer's licence he has enjoyed wins in races like the Cambridgeshire Handicap.

Mick Quinn

Chestnut Tree stables

A former professional footballer, Quinn first took out his training licence in 1997 having served as assistant to Mick Channon for two years.

Alan Bailey

Cavendish Stables

Alan Bailey has spent his whole life in racing. He was apprenticed to Jack Collings in the 1950s and began his training career near Newmarket in 1980.

Luke McJannet

Heathview Stables

McJannet had a brief stint in the saddle as an apprentice but training was always the intention. McJannet sent out his first runners in 2017.

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.

Ismail Mohammed

Grange House Stables

Splitting his year between training out of Grange House Stables in Newmarket and Dubai, Ismail Mohammed trains out of Grange House Stables.

David Elsworth

Egerton House Stables

Best known for exploits with the legendary Desert Orchid, David Elsworth is a stalwart of the training ranks. Elsworth has tasted Classic success.

George Margarson

Graham Lodge

George Margarson took out a licence in 1996 having previously had stints as a jump jockey as well as time spent as head lad for Geoff Toft. He's trained a steady stream of winners out of Graham Lodge since 2000.

Stuart Williams

Diomed Stables

Last year was a bumper one for trainer Stuart Williams with his biggest haul of winners in a season. Licensed since 1993, Williams hails from a racing family and has also previously worked internationally.

Paul D’Arcy

Charnwood Stables

A Classic winning trainer, D'Arcy has been training since 1998 and sent out Indian Haven to win the Irish 2,00 Guineas in 2003. Before that he had spent time in the saddle as a jockey, riding for some of racing's top yards.

George Boughey

Red House Stables

Newmarket's newest trainer has had a love of racing since his schooldays. Boughey has worked in Australia as well as in the bloodstock world and was assistant to Hugo Palmer for six years before branching out.

Alan Bailey

Cavendish Stables

Alan Bailey has spent most of his life involved in horseracing. He was apprenticed to Jack Collings in the 1950s and began training in 1980 and has enjoyed success at Group level and in major handicaps.

James Tate

Jamesfield Place

Hailing from a family steeped in racing, James Tate rode in point-to-points and as an amateur jockey before going on to qualify as a veterinary surgeon. He sent out his first runner in December 2011.

Lydia Pearce

Wroughton House Stables

Based in a prime location at the foot of Warren Hill is the yard of Lydia Pearce. Having enjoyed a successful time in the saddle as a lady amateur rider, Pearce was given her trainer's licence in 2011.

Conrad Allen

Rayyan Stables

Conrad Allen joined the training ranks in 1987 and has consistently managed to send out winners. One of his feats has been to have a horse win at every track that hosts a Group 1 in the UK.

William Jarvis

Phantom House

William Jarvis is hailed as one of Newmarket's longest-serving trainers and has enjoyed much success. Holds the distinction of saddling a winner at every British racecourse.

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.

John 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.

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.

Ed Vaughan

Machell Place

Ed Vaughan's stable is conveniently located at the foot of Warren Hill and with easy access to the Bury side gallops. Vaughan was born in Ireland and has held a licence since 2004.

Denis Quinn

Stockbridge Stables

Operating from a yard tucked away at the top of the High Street, Dennis Quinn has a wealth of experience having been involved in training for over 30 years.

Peter Chapple-Hyam

St Gatien Stables

Dr Devious (1992) and Authorized (2007) provided Peter Chapple-Hyam with Derby success while the handler also boasts a 2,000 Guineas winner on a C.V boasting several big race successes.

James Eustace

Park Lodge Stables

Having held a trainer's licence since 1989, James Eustace has enjoyed winners at marquee meetings like Royal Ascot and Glorious Goodwood as well as internationally.

Michael Bell

Fitzroy House

Michael Bell has enjoyed a successful career and has trained over 1400 winners including a Derby and Oaks winner among some of his most notable successes operating from the historic Fitzroy House.

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.

Martin Smith

Liberty Stables

Born into racing, Martin Smith's career has seen him spend time in the saddle as a jockey before moving towards the training ranks. The dual-purpose trainer is able to draw on extensive international experience.

Richard Spencer

Sefton Lodge Stables

A Royal Ascot winner in his first full season has laid the foundation for dual-purpose trainer Richard Spencer. The Sefton Lodge yard of Rebel Racing sits in a prime location on the Bury Road.

Jane Chapple-Hyam

Abington Place

Having been exposed to the sport as a child, Jane Chapple-Hyam learnt from some of the best and took out her training licence in 2005, operating from her base at the historic Abington Place on the Bury Road.

Lucy Wadham

Moulton Paddocks

Lucy Wadham has held a training licence since 1997 and has enjoyed success on both the flat and over jumps and has enjoyed a good strike rate of winners to runners throughout her career.

Shaun Keightley

Harraton Court Stables

A former jump jockey, Shaun Keightley made a return to the training ranks in 2018 and is based in Exning. His yard was built by Lord Durham, who is credited with introducing starting stalls.

James Owen

Green Ridge Stables

He enjoyed a successful career in the saddle as an amateur before turning to training. His yard serves as a pre-training facility and is also home to an Arabian string as well as point-to-pointers.

Ilka Gansera-Leveque

Ilka Gansera-Leveque

Saint Wendred's

Ilka Gansera-Leveque enjoyed three years as an apprentice jockey and also holds the distinction of being a qualified veterinarian. Based at Saint Wendred's on the Hamilton Road.

Charlie Appleby

Charlie Appleby

Moulton Paddocks

Charlie Appleby has enjoyed many highlights since taking on the role as one of Godolphin's trainers in 2013. His biggest success to date came in the Derby when Masar conquered Epsom.

Saeed Bin Suroor

Saeed Bin Suroor

Godolphin Stables

Saeed bin Suroor is Godolphin's longest-serving trainer and has been crowned Champion Trainer four times. He has saddled 12 Classic winners as well as eight Dubai World Cup winners.

Tom Clover

Tom Clover

Kremlin House

One of Newmarket's up-and-comers, Tom enjoyed experience as an assistant in one of Newmarket's top yards before branching out in 2016 alongside his wife Jackie Jarvis.

John Berry

John Berry

Beverley House Stables

Having ridden as an amateur over jumps, John Berry enjoyed stints assisting the likes of Luca Cumani before taking out a licence in 1996. Has also served as mayor of Newmarket between 2015 and 2016.

Julia Fielden

Harraton Stud

Julia Fielden has been able to use experience gained during time as an amateur rider and time spent working for Clive Brittain and has a reputation for revitalising horses bought cheaply from other yards.

Robert Cowell

Bottisham Heath Stud

After a stint in the US, Robert Cowell returned to the UK and is hailed as something of a specialist with sprinters having claimed the Kings Stand Stakes (Gr 1) twice as well as the Prix De l'Abbaye.

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.

Simon Crisford

Gainsborough 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 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.

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 and has enjoyed several graded stakes winning moments.

David Lanigan

Rathmoy Stables

Having grown up in the game and enjoyed tutelage under some of the greats, David Lanigan's team of horses want for nothing at their state-of-the-art Rathmoy Stables 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. Haggas enjoyed Derby success with Shaamit in 1996.

Ed Dunlop

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.

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 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

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.

Marco Botti

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 Stables and has trained over 1,300 winners, including the legendary Pivotal and dual Group 1 winner Marsha.

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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