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Thoroughbred Tales has been hosted by some of the most passionate and talented people from the racing and breeding industry around the globe. Our hosts to date have ranged from trainers, jockeys and stud farms to syndicate managers, saddlers and vets based in countries all over the racing world from Ireland and the UK to France, USA, Australia and the UAE.

Warren
Greatrex

Lambourn, UK

This week’s guest host is multiple Grade 1 winning Jump Trainer Warren Greatrex.
Based at the beautiful Rhonehurst Stables in Upper Lambourn in the UK he will be showing us behind the scenes of their incredible facilities during the week

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Dylan
Cunha

Newmarket, UK

This week’s guest host is a Group 1 winning trainer from South Africa now based in Newmarket, UK.
Dylan will show us the day to day running of his yard and introduce us to his horses and team during the week

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Peter
Schiergen

Cologne, France

This week’s guest host is 7 time German champion & multiple Group 1 winning Trainer Peter Schiergen.
Based at Cologne Racecourse, we will see daily routine of his Stall Asterblüte and also follow his runners at the White Turf, on the frozen lake in St.Moritz

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Grace
Skelton

Warwickshire, UK

This week’s guest host is Grace Skelton and her team at Alne Park Stud in Warwickshire, UK.
They stand the stallions Dink, Ocovango and Midnights Legacy as well as having their own band of broodmares, boarding mares, foaling, consigning, breaking and pretraining

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Caoimhe
Doherty

Co Kildare, Ireland

This week’s guest host is co-founder of Treo Eile an Ireland based not-for-profit organisation that provides assistance to racehorse owners and trainers who wish to rehome and retrain horses once their careers on the track are complete.
Caoimhe will take us behind the scenes as Treo Eile build up to their Pro Celeb Show Jumping Challenge fundraising show on Thursday 15th December Emerald Equestrian Centre in Co Meath

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Jim
Clarke

Gold Coast, Australias

This week’s guest host is Clarke Bloodstock, a trained lawyer-turned-bloodstock agent and consultant based in Australia.
Jim will take us behind the scenes as he searches for future champions at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale

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Johnny
Hassett

Co Clare, Ireland

This week sees a return for popular past guest host Johnny Hassett from the Bloodstock Connection.
Johnny is the founder of the breeze-up syndicate Get In The Game and will be showing the current work their yearlings are undergoing for next year’s breeze-up sales

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Rachel
Davies

Newmarket, UK

This week’s guest host is Rachel Davies who will take us behind the scenes with multiple Group 1 winner Alcohol Free, from Andrew Balding’s yard in Kingsclere to Newmarket, where she goes through the sales ring at Tattersalls as part of the Sceptre Sessions on Tuesday evening (Lot 1904)

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Amy
Murphy 

UK to USA

This week’s host is Team Manhattan Jungle as UK trainer Amy Murphy and her team take us behind the scenes of the filly’s journey from Newmarket and final preparations to run in the Breeders Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf at Keeneland on Friday

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Jamie
Railton

Newmarket, UK

This week’s guest host is sales consignor Jamie Railton. They will be taking us behind the scenes of the Tattersalls August Sale, with a draft of 30 horses in training, as well as the ongoing yearling sales prep.
Ask Jamie any questions you have on consigning and pinhooking!

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Aisling
Dwan

Dublin, Ireland

Something a bit different this week as our guest host prepares to compete her family’s homebred Aintree Grand National Grand National winner One For Arthur in the prestigious Racehorse to Riding Horse class at the Dublin Horse Show in the RDS.

York
Racecourse

Yorkshire, UK

This week join William Derby - Chief Executive & Clerk of the Course, Anthea Leigh – Racing Manager & Raceday Clerk of the Course and Adrian Kay – Head Groundsman as they prepare for the Sky Bet Ebor Festival at York Racecourse

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Jane
Davis

Co Kilkenny, Ireland

This week's host is Head of Equine Marketing for feed company Red Mills and one of 15 riders taking part in this year's Irish Injured Jockeys Corinthian Challenge. 
The1st leg will take place at The Curragh racecourse this Sunday so Jane will show us the build-up to the big day.

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Emma
Blackburn

Newmarket, UK

This week’s host is works in the Corporate Affairs Team for the Jockey Club. Follow her in the build up to the July Festival at Newmarket Racecourse, one of the key festivals throughout the summer

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Tim
Donworth

Chantilly, France

This week’s guest host launched his career as a trainer in Chantilly, France last year.
Originally from Limerick in Ireland, where his parents run their farm Roundhill Stud, Tim is a graduate of the Godolphin Flying Start and was recently assistant to JC Rouget and Nicolas Clement

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Aidan
Fitzgerald

Decon, UK

Our next guest host is an ex amateur jockey who now owns Cobjay Stables; a breaking, pre-training and point-to-point yard in Co. Carlow, Ireland.
He will take us behind the scenes at the Goffs Land Rover Sale where he will be buying horses for point to pointing.

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Emma
Connolly

Co Meath, Ireland

Our next guest host is Emma Connolly who is travelling head lass and assistant trainer to Noel Meade she and will be taking us behind the scenes of the three-day Fairyhouse Easter Festival

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Jess
Westwood

Devon, UK

This week’s guest host is Jess Westwood, an ex Amateur Jockey & NH Trainer who is now running Molland Ridge Stud in North Devon. They cover all aspects of breeding as well as breaking, pre-training, sale prepping & rehabilitation for injured racehorses

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Kick
Collective

Sydney, Australia

This week our hosts took followers behind the scenes of a Sydney-based marketing agency for the week, including the Inglis Easter Sale!

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George
Hill

Lingfield, UK

This week our host is Clerk of the Course at Lingfield Park and Regional Clerk (South) for Arena Racing, who will be telling us what clerking life is all about as Lingfield prepare for their All Weather Championship Vase Fixture on Good Friday! 

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Irish National
Stud

Co Kildare, Ireland

This week we welcomed the 2022 class of students from the world-renowned Irish National Stud Thoroughbred Breeding Management Course to host. They showed us behind the scenes of this world-famous stud farm and tourist attraction.

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Aisling
Noone

Dubai, UAE

Aisling took us behind the scenes of the inaugural Goffs Dubai Breeze Up Sale where she was working for Irish consignor Evergreen Stud.

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Tiger
Roll

Co Meath, Ireland

This week’s host was Team Tiger Roll as Camilla Sharples and Lisa O'Neill from Gordon Elliott Racing took us along with them on what was to be the Grand National superstar’s final trip

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Jamie
Insole

Dubai, UAE

Jamie is Assistant Trainer to Charlie Hills in Lambourn, UK. Jamie hosted previously during Royal Ascot, and now takes us to Dubai with their horse Khaadem. He takes us behind the scenes of racing in Dubai and the upcoming Super Saturday meeting at Meydan

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Eddie
Scally

Co Kilkenny, Ireland

This week our guest host was Gowran Park Racecourse Manager, Eddie Scally. He and his team took us with them during the preparation for one of their feature days, the RED MILLS Race Day.

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Tony
Mullins

Co Kilkenny, Ireland

We followed Tony and his stable star, Group 1 winning Princess Zoe, on their journey from Co Kilkenny, Ireland, to Saudi Arabia to contest in the Longines Red Sea Turf Handicap on the richest race day of the year.

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Sam
Hoskins

Surrey, UK

Sam is Syndicate Manager for Kennet Valley Thoroughbreds and Hot To Trot Racing. He takes us behind the scenes at Royal Ascot with the syndicates runners each day. 

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Equine
Productions

Chepstow, Wales

The team took us behind the scenes of the specialist equestrian film production house. From creative promo content to industry documentaries & short films

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Tom
Stapleton

Co Kildare, Ireland

Tom is from Soil.ie, they provide an advisory service and biological solutions to enhance soil naturally the way nature intended and are main distributor of Sobac's biological products throughout Ireland and the UK

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Irish National Stud
Thoroughbred Breeding Course Students

Co Kildare, Ireland

The 24 enthusiastic students of the Irish National Stud Thoroughbred Breeding Management Course 2021 come from 7 different countries and will show us behind the scenes of one of Ireland’s most famous studs and tourist attractions

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Keri Brion

Maryland, USA

Keri is currently based at Fair Hill in Maryland with 25 horses, both flat and jumps. During her recent 4 month venture in Ireland she became the first American trainer to win a bumper and a hurdle race 

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York Racecourse

York, UK

The Knavesmire has been home to

York Racecourse since 1731. The team join us for the week of their opening meeting, the Dante Festival. They will take us on a tour behind the scenes on race days. From kitchens, to track, to marketing

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Pateman Racing

Victoria, Australia

Steven Pateman is Australia’s winning most Jump Jockey with 400 winners over 21 year career while his wife Jess showjumped to World Cup and Grand Prix level. They train a small stable of mainly jumps horses from their property at 13th Beach.

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Cieren Fallon

Newmarket, UK

Cieren is a dual Champion Apprentice and Group 1 winning jockey. 

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Mitch Barry

Co Cork, Ireland

Mitch is Stud and Racing manager for Rockfield Farm, located in Ovens Co Cork. They are breeders and owners of horses like Sadler's Rock, Galileo Rock and some exciting young flat and jump prospects.

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Mary Reynolds

Co Tipperary, Ireland

Mary runs Ardglass Stables with Ambrose O'Mullane. They specialize in breaking, pre-training, breeze up's and sales prep.  

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Louisa Carberry

Senonnes, France

Louisa is an English national hunt trainer, based in Northwest France since 2014, who won the Gr1 Grand Steeple (French Gold Cup) in 2020 with Docteur de Ballon.

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Johnny Hassett

Co Clare, Ireland

Johnny specialises in training horses for the breeze up sales, consigning under The Bloodstock Connection.

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