At Gallop Racing we will only employ the best trainer. Trainers with a track record of getting the very best out of a horse, looking after the best interests of the horse and with an excellent win to run ratio.
This policy means that our initial monthly costs may be higher as the best trainers command higher training fees. However, it is a policy that pays dividends.. poor (cheaper) trainers don’t win very often.
Ex National Hunt jockey who has set the flat racing training ranks alight with a meteoric rise. From a standing start, David has trained over 500 winners in a 5 year period.
David’s ability to improve horses soon became apparent with horses like Pepper Lane. He took a horse rated in the 50’s and guided her to consecutive big race successes in the Great St Wilfred and a rating well over 100.
… And so it continues, Penitent, discarded as a ‘has been’ by previous connections was rejuvenated and improved by David to enjoy Group 2 success.
David has now proven his ability to train to the highest level with 16 group race successes in the last 4 years, including Group 1’s for Amazing Maria, Move In Time and G Force.
David has recently moved to a new purpose made yard near York. Set in over 100 acres, with a brand new 6 furlong uphill Safetrack gallop manufactured and installed by Andrews Bowen, Willow Farm is the perfect place to train racehorses.
Apprentice Connor McGovern is fast making a name for himself in Northern Racing circles. Luckily for us, he is based with David O'Meara so we have no trouble securing his services. Over the first week in August, 'C-MAC' or 'The McGoverner' as we like to call him,...read more
I know the weather feels like the middle of the jump season but the flat season is at last fully under way. The Gallop team are off to a flying start and despite the fact last week we had 3 seconds all horses are running well and look promising for the rest of the...read more
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