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Walter Swinburn Racing - Walter Swinburn will always be remembered as one of our very best jockeys and after visiting his stables near Tring in Hertfordshire recently I would recommend getting involved with his stables. The three times derby winning jockey and of course the man who rode Shergar has probably forgotton more about racing than some people will ever know about the sport and he has put that experience to good use as a trainer. He actually has two stables-one for the yearlings to learn all about the racing game-and another for his horses in training. At time of writing he has had 36 winners this year and 38 seconds-just imagine if all the second had won-and also nearly 70% of all his runners finish in the frame. I was lucky enough to see the 8 yearlings he has put up for partnership last weekend and they look a real interesting bunch. What i like about his operation is the way his owners-both big and small-are looked after. You can turn up anytime and use the luxurious owners lounge woth coffee, tea food etc and then go on the gallops and watch your horses. Owners are encouraged to come as often as possible and are made to feel welcome. I can safely say in all my years of racing nobody does it better than walter and if you click on to his site through tommoracing you will be able to get a better view of the horses he has for partnerships.