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Friday 17 May 2024

Kevin Philippart de Foy Training at Newmarket

Kevin Philippart de Foy is a horse trainer based in Newmarket. He resides at Machell Place Stables in Newmarket, Suffolk. 

About the trainer

Philippart de Foy was born in Belgium and has a vast experience within horse racing. In fact, his mother was a jockey and trainer in France. 

Although a rookie trainer to many race fans in England, he has worked with leading trainers such as John Oxx in Ireland, Criquette Head in France and American trainer Christopher Clement. His latest venture closer to home with James Fanshawe at Pegasus Stables, Newmarket.

Kevin started out as a rider for John Oxx, after leaving Belgium in 2009.

In fact, he worked with the exceptional Sea The Stars, one of the greatest racehorses of all time winning the 2000 Guineas, Epsom Derby and Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe to note just a few of his major wins. He now stands as a stallion at Gilltown Stud in Ireland with a stallion fee of 150,000 euros. 

He was assistant trainer to Christopher Clement in America in 2014. 

More recently, he started as assistant trainer for James Fanshawe in 2016.  He worked at Pegasus Stable for five seasons and notable horses such as multiple Group 1 winners including Speedy Boarding and The Tin Man. 

This experience ed to him taking his own licence and Machell Place in Newmarket.

Good luck to the team.  

Take a look at Kevin Philippart de Foy's website here.  

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