1990-2014 | 24 Years of training Group winners

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Home of Group 1 Winning Trainer James Fanshawe

He has become one of the most familiar and respected figures on the British Turf – this tall, slim, bespectacled fellow who has given new energy and life to a stable steeped in history. In his unassuming way, however, James Fanshawe remains ever ambitious to build upon that status with new stars for every discipline.

And that, to those of us who reckon Pegasus Stables as fulfilling a destination as any thoroughbred could desire, is the point that needs stressing. James’s exemplary patience, with horses that do need time, should not disguise an equal aptitude with more precocious animals.

Soviet Song, remember, recorded the first of her five Group One wins as a juvenile; and over the years James has saddled two-year-olds to win many other prestigious races – including the Lowther, Gimcrack and Champagne Stakes.

Everyone is familiar with his dexterity. More need to grasp his flexibility. Here is a trainer who can win two Champion Hurdles, on the one hand, from a bare handful of jumpers; and, on the other, sprint races as desperately competitive as the Golden Jubilee Stakes and Wokingham Handicap in the same afternoon, as he did in 2011.

That achievement sealed James’s reputation, to followers of his yard, as a consummate Royal Ascot trainer; and, in turn, as one who can bring any type of horse expertly to the boil for its big target. In the disappointments inevitable in racing, of course, it helps that James is such a charming man. But his patrons know they have many better reasons for entrusting their hopes and dreams to his flair, experience and versatility.

Chris McGrath - Racing Correspondent, The Independent


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About Us

James Fanshawe is a thoroughbred racehorse trainer, based at Peagasus Stables at the heart of racing's headquarters, Newmarket. For over 20 years James has trained winners at the highest level and has ownership opportunities available for all budgets.

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  • Address: Pegasus Stables, Snailwell Road, Newmarket,CB8 7DJ
  • Tel: +44 (0)1638 664525
  • Fax: +44 (0)1638 664523
  • Email: jacko@jamesfanshawe.com
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