Training from Castle Stables
Training from Castle Stables, a small, friendly yard with successes in National Hunt racing.
Over forty years in racing and working his way up through the ranks from Stable Lad to Head Lad to Jockey to Trainer has given Andy invaluable experience in every aspect of the care and training of racehorses.
Ben has been here since 2010, when he took over the reins from his father, Patrick Haslam, at the young age of 25. Since then, Ben has sent out over 100 winners from the yard, both Flat and National Hunt.
Chris succeeded his father, Tommy ‘Squeak’ Fairhurst in 1994 and is the latest in a long line of trainers at Glasgow House. Chris himself rode more than fifty jump winners before he became a trainer.
James started off his career working for the legendary Bruce Hobbs in Newmarket before becoming assistant to Arthur Budgett, where he had a very successful period as assistant trainer, being involved with a great Derby winner in Morston.
Karl was born over the Black Swan pub in Rugby and later moved across town to the Red Lion which his father ran for sixteen years. During his time at the Red Lion Karl gained his first interest in racing through watching it with his dad.
Foulrice Park Racing was set up in 2010 by Colin and Ailsa Stirling. Initially the operation was established from leased premises near Malton but in March 2013 we moved to owned facilities in Middleham which will be the long term home for the business.
Mark Johnston is one of Britain’s leading trainers, having become the first Flat trainer to send out more than 200 winners in a season (2009), a feat which he has, to date, repeated in 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.