THE TRAINERS

Combining the art and science of training racehorses.

Combining traditional training methods with a modern technological approach, Mike Murphy and Michael Keady have joined forces with  aim to give every horse the best opportunity for success. Using horsemanship merged with data science to purchase, train and race their horses, they consistently strive for perfection in an industry where a split second can make all the difference. Based in the Bedfordshire countryside with purpose-built facilities, Murphy & Keady Racing will offer your horse its best chance of success and you the best ownership experience available. 

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MIKE MURPHY

MICHAEL KEADY

Mike Murphy was a leading City Analyst and he set up Mike Murphy Racing in 2007 following a number of years of racehorse ownership and having ridden as an Amateur Jockey.

 

Having initially divided his time between his City work and the racing stables, Mike retired from his analytical duties in 2014 to concentrate on developing Manor Park Stud Farm.

From inception, the strategy has been to develop excellent facilities and hire experienced staff. Now, having trained nearly 200 winners in his own right, he joins forces with current Assistant, Michael, to create Murphy & Keady Racing. 

 

Mike’s wife, Denise, is heavily involved with the administrative work and ensuring the yard is compliant with the ever-increasing rules and regulations governing the sport of horse racing.

Michael has worked in the racing industry since he left school, having spent time working for some of the top trainers from around the world that include; Dubai World Cup-winning trainer Graham Motion, the acclaimed French jumps trainer Bertran de Balanda and was head man for top northern trainer, Brian Ellison.

 

Michael has spent the last 6 years as Assistant Trainer at Mike Murphy Racing. Michael and Mike’s working partnership has seen them enjoy some great successes with a good flow of winners out of their yard. This has seen them establish a loyal group of both individual owners & owner syndicates. 

 

Michael is highly experienced in buying and trading racehorses with a keen eye for potential in young stock. With an avid interest in technology, he is always looking for innovative ways of improving the wellbeing and performance of racehorses.