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Philip Hobbs

Philip Hobbs, born in 1955, is the son of Tony Hobbs who had a permit to train for many years, breeding several good horses to run in the family colours. Unlike many trainers who went into the industry at a very young age, Hobbs opted to…

15 Withdrawn From 2014 Grand National

100 horses move forward into the next stage of the 2014 Crabbies Grand National after 15 potential runners were withdrawn at the first scratchings stage on February 25th as announced earlier today. The highest rated horse to go at this stage…

Planet Of Sound

In late November of 2011, Planet Of Sound finished a hard-fought second to Carruthers in the Hennessy Gold Cup Chase at Newbury. After the race, trainer Philip Hobbs said that the gelding might come right back to race at Cheltenham in December.…

Exclusive: Philip Hobbs on the Grand National

With the closing deadline for the entries to the 2014 Crabbies Grand National closing this afternoon, we've had a chat with trainer Philip Hobbs, to gauge his perspective on the event and who he hopes will finally win him that elusive Grand…