Are you interested in training horses? Or perhaps you just want to learn more about the sport. Either way, this list is for you. Here, we will talk about the top 10 most successful UK horse race trainers of all time.
10. Aiden O’Brien
Aiden O’Brien is a relatively young trainer (born in 1969), but he is known throughout the UK for his national hunt wins. He was also a jockey for a time. Now, he works mostly with training flat racing horses. O’Brien works for Ballydoyle stables.
9. Mick Channon
Mick Channon started out as an English soccer player. However, he has, since 1990, made his claim to fame by training horses. He has won the Dewhurst, Falmouth, Nunthorpe, Cheveley, and St. James’ Palace stakes. He has also won plenty of races outside of the UK.
8. Luca Cumani
The Italian son of a jockey and trainer, you might say Cumani has racing in his blood. Since 1986, Cumani has produced 55 Group 1 winners. Barathea, who won the Breeders Cup in the mid-1990s, was trained by Cumani.
7. Barry Hills
Barry Hills works at South Bank Stables. In the 1950s, he started out as a jockey. 2001, however, was his best season as a trainer. Hills has trained a Pattern winner each year he has been in the business.
6. Henry Cecil
Cecil has been awarded the Champion Trainer award 10 times. 368 winners have been trained by him, to date. He has trained horses who have won the Epsom Oaks, as well as the 1,000 Guineas Stakes.
5. Mark Johnston
The trainer of the legendary horse, Attraction, Johnston lives at Kingsley House in North Yorkshire, England. Lend a Hand, Fruits of Love, and Mister Baileys are also among the horses he has trained.
4. Jeremy Noseda
Noseda started out as a trainer’s assistant. He worked years for Goldophin. He now lives in Newmarket. Wannabe Grand, Wilko, and Araafa are among his winners.
3. Martin Pipe
Pipe has won the Champion Trainer title 15 times! Many thought he would be a bookkeeper, but, instead, he took to racing. When he was injured, he started training horses. David Pipe, his son, is now the trainer in the family.
2. Henrietta Knight
Knight is one of the best female trainers. She works from Lockinge, Oxsfordshire. You might know her horses such as Racing Demon and Best Mate.
1. Michael Stoute
Stoute, from the Caribbean, received the highest honor of knighthood for his work in horse training. He has won every Classic race in England.
Receive my horse racing selections