Michael has been a licensed trainer since 1989 and has now trained approaching 1400 winners. His most famous victory so far was Motivator’s triumph in the 2005 Epsom Derby and in 2009 Sariska won both the English and Irish Oaks and Art Connoisseur won Europes most prestigious sprint race, the group one Golden Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot. In 2017 Big Orange recorded a memorable victory in the Gold Cup at Ascot. He has also enjoyed international success in Canada, France, Italy, Germany, Dubai and Norway.

Michael has trained many other notable winners and has trained 100 black type winners and has amassed over £24 million worth of prize money in the process.

2018 promises to be an exciting season with such a strong team of horses to go to war with, including our flag bearer of recent seasons BIG ORANGE, who has won eight pattern races and will try for a repeat victory in the Ascot Gold Cup.