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Who we are

It takes a certain amount of skill, expertise and hard work to run a successful racing yard. Mark and Sara both have years of experience in training and caring for a variety of horses, always ensuring that each horse receives a tailored programme suited to their needs.

The entire team work together like a well-oiled machine, and each role is just as important as the next. Every horse at Old Manor Stables receives the best possible care from the Bradstock team, and Mark and Sara are careful to ensure they use the best support staff, including leading vets, physios and farriers to treat their growing string of horses.

Mark Bradstock, Trainer

Mark has an exceptional record as a trainer, buyer and breeder of National Hunt racehorses. Having honed his craft with the great five times champion trainer Fulke Walwyn, Mark has gone on to produce some notable winners at his base in Oxfordshire alongside Sara and his dedicated team.

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Sara Bradstock, Trainer

The daughter of well-known amateur jockey, journalist and television pundit Lord Oaksey, Sara began her riding career as an eventer and show jumper before moving to racing where she became a successful lady jockey. Since joining forces with Mark in 1992, Sara has been heavily involved in the riding and caring of the horses.

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Our People

Mark and Sara have a highly talented and dedicated support team, who work tirelessly to ensure that the horses are in optimum condition both mentally and physically. The horse’s wellbeing remains a top priority and each team member’s skills and expertise helps to ensure the continued success of Mark Bradstock Racing.

From the stable lads, to the jockeys, and those working behind the scenes, discover all about the people who help to make the entire Bradstock operation run as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

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