Swinbank, Alan

Thorndale Farm, Melsonby, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 5NJ, UK

Tel: +44 (0)1568 797227/(0)1325 377318

Fax: +44 (0)1325 377796

Mobile: +44 (0)7860 368365

No of Horses in Training:


Best Horses Trained:

Gracilis, Collier Hill, Court Express, Hartshead, Ouninpohja, Go Solo, Prince of Slane, Formal Decree, Alfie Flitts, Turbolinn, Tarkheena Prince, Ella, Saga De Tercey, Standstill, Priceless Art, Talahasse

Major Races Won:

Pontefract Cup, Theodora Goddard Handicap, Thirsk Hunt Cup, Old Newton Cup, Victor Ludoram, Stockholm Cup (Gr3) (x2), Irish St Leger, Cambridge, Hong Kong Vase (Gr1) Candian Int (Gr1), Lancashire Oaks (Gr2), Listed Hurdle Haydock, Carlisle Bell (2)


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

Data of First License:


Highlight of Career:

Irish Leger, Cambridgeshire

Favourite Racecourse:

Newmarket, Haydock Park, Curragh, Sandown Park, Goodwood.

Assistant trainers:

Bill Haigh, Sally Haynes

Jockeys retained:

Flat: P J McDonald N/H: L Keinry

Riding Career:

Rode P-P Winners


Farming, Racing, Hunting

Date of Birth:


Other Details:

Sponsored by Alan Swinbank (Bloodstock). 7 furlong all weather surface. Turn out Paddocks, Loose Schools etc. Over 500 winners Flat and N H, in first 5 years with licence. Group Listed & classic winners also 1.5 mile grass gallop

Type of Trainer:

Flat,  Jump,  Professional Trainer