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Thornton, Christopher William

Dale House, Rectory Garth, Wensley, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 4HS, UK

Tel: +44 (0)1969 623350 / +44 (0)1969 625446

Mobile: +44 (0)7976 648965

No of Horses in Training:


Best Horses Trained:

April, Sweet & Lovely, Shotgun, Path of Peace, Apache, Off The Record, Flossy, Letsroll

Major Races Won:

Peter Hastings S-L @ Newbury, Godolphin S-L @ Newmarket, Fred Archer S-L @ Newmarket, Heathorn S-L @ Newmarket, County Hurdle - L @ Cheltenham, Chesterfield Cup @ Goodwood, Bogside Cup @ Ayr (x6), Brown Jack Stakes @ Ascot, Kestrel Hurdle @ Ascot, November H'cap @ Doncaster (x2)


under £200 per week (including blacksmith, gallops, routine vet bills, ex VAT)

Data of First License:

July 1977. Assistant to Sam Armstrong 1967-72, Theo Greiper 1972-73, Sam Hall 1973-77

Favourite Racecourse:


Jockeys retained:

P J Macdonald


Holiday rental homes business in Florida, USA (20% discount for owners)

Date of Birth:



10th December 1977 to Antonia - 1 son, Peter

Other Details:

Sponsored by Pegasus International Horse Transport.

Type of Trainer:

Flat,  Jump,  Professional Trainer