Malton, North Yorkshire
A long-standing Club trainer, Julie has the distinction of having trained our first-ever homebred winner and also the prolific Dancing Bay during his early Flat career. Based on the outskirts of Malton, Julie's yard is also home to some of the Club's breeding stock, including Affinity.
A long-time assistant to the late Jeremy Tree, Roger took over the reins at Beckhampton stables and won the Derby and French equivalent in his first season, with Sanglamore and Quest For Fame. Roger has also notably handled the Group 1-winning sprinters Avonbridge, Patavellian, Tante Rose and Tamarisk, and in 2009 added Border Patrol to the list of the Club's Group-race winners.
The Club's five-time Group 1 winner Soviet Song is the most successful horse to have been trained by James but he has saddled plenty of other big-race winners, including the Classic-winning Arctic Owl. Based at Pegasus Stables, James has also trained winners at the highest level over jumps, twice winning the Champion Hurdle among several successes at the Cheltenham and Aintree Festivals.
Charlie Fellowes is the Club's newest trainer, having taken out his licence in 2013. He has made a great start to his training career, as the quality and quantity of his string continues to improve. The Club is delighted with Charlie's conscientious approach and are pleased to support him in his fledgling years.
Nicky is firmly established as one of the top National Hunt trainers in the country and has enjoyed countless big race triumphs over the years, with greats like See You Then, Remittance Man, Punjabi and Binocular, with the 2010/11 season particularly memorable for Long Run's King George and Cheltenham Gold Cup successes. In 2011, Nicky won his first Cheltenham Gold Cup win with Long Run and in 2012 he saddled a record seven winners at the Cheltenham Festival, also beating Fulke Walwyn's longstanding record for wins at the meeting.
As the trainer of the Club's Triumph Hurdle winner, Penzance, Alan King has secured a place in Club history and has trained many other Club winners over the years. Among the most successful horses to be trained at Alan's Barbury Castle Stables are My Way De Solzen, Katchit, Voy Por Ustedes, Balder Succes and AP McCoy's final Cheltenham Festival winner, Uxizandre.
Sir Mark Prescott
One of the most respected Flat trainers in British racing, Sir Mark Prescott is famed for the shrewd handling and placing of his charges. His Heath House Stables were the first training stables to be built in Britain and have been home to some legendary names in British racing over the years. Since Sir Mark took charge of Heath House in 1970, he has added further top-flight winners to the yard's incredible CV, including the Classic winner Confidential Lady, brilliant sprinter Pivotal and our very own Group 1-winning filly, Marsha.