LUCA Cumani is one of British racing’s leading trainers, having enjoyed top-class success all over the world. Cumani has successfully overseen the careers of many great racehorses, achieving multiple Classic triumphs at home and abroad.sassa

Born and raised in Italy, racing was in his blood as the son of champion amateur jockey Elena and champion trainer Sergio Cumani. He followed in both of their footsteps emulating first his mother and then his father. He was drawn to England in the mid-1970’s obtaining the position of assistant trainer to Henry Cecil.

Here Luca began a tie with Newmarket that exists to this day. He acquired the historic Bedford House Stables in 1976 in his own name and a ceaseless supply of winners has been the result.


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2016 Draws To A Close

It is good to be able to discuss a recent winner in our final update of 2016. It was a nice surprise to see Manangatang (named by his Australian owners OTI Racing after a small town in North-West Victoria) make a winning debut in a mile maiden at Lingfield last Tuesday week, although it was

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Runners Review

The last seven days have been all about girl power, as seven of our eight runners were fillies, including Brodie (pictured) and Gorgeous Noora who kept our tally ticking over with wins in maidens at Lingfield and Wolverhampton respectively. Normandie Stud’s three year old Brodie has improved with each start and showed a fantastic attitude when

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Vuela Jul15

Racing Unites For Freddy

It has been a sombre week for British and Irish racing for different reasons and the announcement that Freddy Tylicki suffered paralysis to the lower half of his body as a result of the four horse pile up at Kempton last Monday is deeply saddening. Freddy had, of course, enjoyed three high profile wins on Helena Springfield Ltd’s

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Laurance Jul15

Black Type For Bess

First and foremost, our thoughts this week are very much with Freddy Tylicki, Jim Crowley and their families after both jockeys were taken to hospital following a horrific incident in the maiden at Kempton on Monday, in which our runner, Cutty Sark, finished second. Both Freddy and Jim have ridden for us this year, with

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