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David Nicholls

David Nicholls began training in 1992. After a successful career as a jockey he decided to turn his hand to training, and what a decision this has proved to be. David started training with only 5 horses with the help of his wife, champion lady Jockey Alex Greaves, he now has around 100 under his care.

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Winners

David has trained winners of many of the top sprint races, including:-

  • The Ayr Gold Cup six times with Continent, Bahamian Pirate, Funfair Wane (twice), Redford and Regal Parade (he also trained the second to Regal Parade too - Tajneed).
  • The Nunthorpe twice with Ya Malak and Bahamian Pirate.
  • The July Cup and The Prix L'Abbaye in the same year with Continent.
  • The Haydock Park Sprint Cup with Regal Parade.
  • The Prix Maurice de Gheest with Regal Parade.
  • The Vodafone Epsom Dash with Rudi's Pet, Atlantic Viking, Fire Up The Band and Indian Trail.
  • The Wokingham with Lafi.
  • The Stewards Cup with Tayseer, Gift Horse and Evens And Odds.
  • The Gosforth Park Cup three times with Rudi's Pet, Peace Offering and Buachaill Dona.
  • The Great St. Wilfrid with Ice Planet and Tajneed (he had the second both years he won as well with Pieter Brueghel and Valery Borzov respectively).
  • The Scurry (Curragh) with Machinist.
  • The Rockingham Handicap (Curragh) with Awake and Masta Plasta.
  • The Buckingham Palace Stakes with Regal Parade.