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The Hairdresser Who Won The National Twice

Aintree always has a story to tell. This one’s about a camp hairdresser with a fake French accent who went on to become Britain’s first celebrity crimper and the owner of not one, but two Grand National winners. During the early fifties…

More Than Just Owning A Horse - Interview With Mike Foster

Deva Racing offer Managed Syndicates and Racing Partnerships with two of the best young trainers in Britain - Tom Dascombe and Donald McCain. I recently interviewed Mike Foster, the Racing Manager, at Deva Racing about his love of racing and…

Racing Silks

The origins of Racing Silks probably date back to medieval times, when Knights on horseback would wear bright colours to identify themselves in battle or during jousting contests. Today it's a requirement of horseracing that every owner must…

Trevor Hemmings

Worth an estimated £1 billion, Trevor Hemmings is one of the most famous names in British Horse racing. Born in 1935 in London, he grew up in Leyland, Lancashire and currently resides in the Isle of Man but also has homes in Jersey and Ireland. He…