Best, John

Scragged Oak Farm, Scragged Oak Road, Hucking, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1QU, UK

Tel: +44 (0)1622 880276

Fax: +44 (0)1622 880525

Mobile: +44 (0)7889 362154

The facilities at the stables include 48 boxes, many acres of paddocks for turn out, a round pen for breaking and training young horses, training stalls and an all weather sand and rubber mix gallop.

No of Horses in Training:


Best Horses Trained:

Rising Cross, Kingsgate Native, Square Eddie

Major Races Won:

Park Hill Gr 2, Nunhtorpe Gr 1, Golden Jubliee Gr 1, Lanes End Futority Gr 1


£201-£300 per week (inc. blacksmith, gallops, routine vet bills, ex. VAT)

Data of First License:


Highlight of Career:

Kingsgate Native

Assistant trainers:

Martin Smith

Jockeys retained:

Steve Drowne, Kieren Fox



Date of Birth:


Type of Trainer:

Flat,  Professional Trainer