Richard Walker Racing Manager
Yorkshire born and bred, Richard has been a keen follower of racing from a young age. He launched Gallop Racing as a small syndicate with a handful of members, since then it has flourished in success and grown as a result. If you can’t find him on the course, you’ll be sure to find him in the curry house smashing poppadum’s over his head. Lives to race, races to win and brings the entertainment along the way.
Kevin Nicholson Racing Manager
Racing fanatic and notorious mint giver, Kev has an excellent knowledge of racing. Watching over the racing world like a hawk, he is always up to date with race plans for each horse. Kev is often up the gallops at David O’Meara’s yard in North Yorkshire countryside, seeing for himself how the Gallop horses are progressing.
Alice Walker Administrator
Alice takes care of all the racing administration from drafting contracts to handling payments. A keen horse rider, Alice prefers eventing despite Richard’s call for her to take up her amateurs licence!
Joel Long Social Media Manager
You will often catch him editing the website, taking photographs and updating the Instagram feed, Joel brings fresh ideas and social media status to the syndicate. Endeavouring to capture the excitement and emotion of the racecourse, Joel will often be in and around the heat of the action snapping up the Gallop success.
Well done to racing manager, Richard Walker and co-owner of Muscika, Stu Graham with their York winner, Jacbequick. Could it be a magic Monday with Muscika up at Ayr and Me Before You making her much anticipated debut at Ripon! Hoping Dandyleekie will come back to...read more
Muscika took on older horses for the first time and continued his development with an impressive victory at Ayr in the 0-85 Class 4 6F. The front two pulled well clear, and despite still showing his greenness, Muscika is a horse of much potential. Assistant trainer...read more
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