flat racing

A Purposeful Walk

Purposeful Walk

Do you ever people watch and notice the different ways people walk? If you do, you’ll see that walks can vary hugely between people…how they move their arms, if they’re one-sided, or how much up and down motion there is! Us equine professionals may be more guilty of this than most – after all, we’re…

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Why We’re Different – The USP And Uniqueness Of IGL Racing

USP In Training Racehorses

All businesses want a unique selling point (USP). However, with around 400 licensed flat trainers in the UK and as with market competition in any industry – finding, retaining or even explaining a USP can be tough!   IGL Racing has an immediate USP – that I’m the only female trainer that’s also a qualified…

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Considerations and Decisions When Entering Ownership

Racehorse Ownership Racing Line Image

Racing is a dynamic sport and a vibrant industry and there can be a lot to get to grips with, ranging from equine knowledge, to an understanding of the sport itself, and commercial opportunities and connections. So if, like many people, you’re dreaming of owning a racehorse or even a string of racehorses, there are…

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Big or Bespoke? 11 Reasons To Choose A Bespoke Trainer

Bespoke Trainer Images

Selecting a trainer is one of the most important decisions you can make as a racehorse owner, right up there with choosing your horse. There are a number of factors you might take into consideration as you ponder your choice:   Location – you’ll be visiting the yard often, so you might like to consider…

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7 Reasons To Become A Racehorse Owner

Racing Head On - Robbie Roo Roo

There are so many reasons to become a racehorse owner and because of this our unique sport attracts a wide-range of people with different interests, whom all come together to enjoy the extraordinary experience of horse racing. Although often considered a privilege of the very wealthy, racehorse ownership is more affordable and accessible than ever,…

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Guest Post: Know Your Odds

racing Success

And, We’re Back! The great thing about horse racing is that it will take you all around the world, literally (because sometimes being in the last race at Wolverhampton on an icy January night can feel pretty outlandish). Traveling to the Middle East I became good friends with Arapahoe Park’s track announcer Jonathan Horowitz .…

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Training The Two Legged Athletes

Work Rider Training

Last week we were lucky to benefit from on site work rider training for our staff. The British Racing School Jockey coach Richard Perham came to Saint Wendred’s with a specially designed mobile training centre including a racehorse simulator. Mr. Perham rode over 230 winners in his career as a jockey, and has now gone…

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Photos – 2 Year Old Gallopers

2-year-olds in training

We were very happy with the run from Seprani on her handicap debut. After being hampered badly inside the final furlong she displayed a good attitude and stayed on well to finish second. She came out of the race fresh and well. Our other recruits are working well too, our syndicate filly The Lady Rules (Chestnut…

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