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kempton park Busiest trainers by nos of runners at NOTTINGHAM through the last 10 years

Busiest trainers by nos of runners at YARMOUTH through the last 10 years

Busiest trainers by nos of runners at LEICESTER through the last 10 years

Trainer Runs

Trainer Runs

Trainer Runs

M Johnston J G Given R A Fahey M R Channon J H M Gosden M Appleby M L W Bell S R Bowring P D Evans T D Easterby

M H Tompkins Mrs C A Dunnett J R Jenkins M L W Bell C F Wall M R Channon W J Haggas G G Margarson C E Brittain Miss J Feilden

M Johnston P D Evans R Hannon M R Channon R A Fahey K A Ryan A W Carroll Sir Michael Stoute M L W Bell C G Cox

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industry perspective, the AW is extremely important. Not only does it give a lot of racing options for all levels of horses, it gives outlets all year round that Turf tracks simply could not accommodate. Not only is there racing all year, but the AW offers good debut options for maidens, for those owners with lesser horses, as well as horses with appropriate pedigrees and action that suit the surface, horses who might have an international campaign or sale ahead of them, or indeed those horses whose profiles suit fast summer ground but who no longer fully let themselves down on the surface. Although this country’s owners need to be international sellers of their racehorses, for those who retained their horses for longer careers, or who for those horses who remain in the domestic sport, AW racing can offer a greater longevity of career – see Stand Guard. All trainers use the tracks, and for many (see T2 and T4) an AW track, especially

If one party gains geographically, another will lose and in a quid pro quo, those trainers based west of Oxford or south of London, will find that all the above will be reversed and journey times lengthened. So, whilst trying not create an “east v west” scenario, we are going to take a look at some of the facts to try and analyse just how important it is for Newmarket to have a new AW course. We’ve looked at some of the questions that should be answered by racing’s authorities. 1. How important is AW racing? 2. How important is it for a replacement AW to be built and for whom? 3. Is it best serving the industry building an AW in Newmarket? 1 and 2. As explained previously, from an

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Mark Johnston: tops a lot of these charts by number of runners at each course

Busiest trainers by nos of runners at ASCOT through the last 10 years

Busiest trainers by nos of runners at NEWMARKET through the last 10 years

Busiest trainers by nos of runners at WINDSOR through the last 10 years

Trainer Runs

Trainer Runs

Trainer Runs

M Johnston R Hannon A Balding M R Channon J H M Gosden Sir Michael Stoute W J Haggas R A Fahey A P O’Brien Saeed bin Suroor

R Hannon J H M Gosden M Johnston B J Meehan Sir Michael Stoute Saeed bin Suroor W J Haggas M R Channon R A Fahey D R C Elsworth

R Hannon P D Evans M R Channon R M Beckett Richard Hannon A Balding C G Cox D K Ivory G L Moore B R Millman

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ITB_March_April 2017  

We speak to champion UAE trainer Doug Watson ahead of the Dubai World Cup, we put some data behind the Jockey Club's Kempton Park proposals,...

ITB_March_April 2017  

We speak to champion UAE trainer Doug Watson ahead of the Dubai World Cup, we put some data behind the Jockey Club's Kempton Park proposals,...