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Steve Gollings

Steve Gollings is a racehorse trainer based is in Scamblesby, near Louth, in Lincolnshire.

Early career

Before entering training Gollings dealt with used cars.[1]

Royal Shakespeare

Gollings' best jumps horse to date is Royal Shakespeare.[2][3] The horse had a very successful Novice season which included 3 straight wins and a second to Brave Inca in a Grade 1 Novice Hurdle in Ireland, he was disappointing the following year.

In 2006 Royal Shakespeare won the Order of Merit.[4] The year after this the horse was sent novice chasing. Gollings trained the horse, Mr Shambles (Kevin Tobin) who won at Market Rasen in 2008.[5]

Notes

  1. Montgomery, Sue (1995-03-10). "Why Truth can put Gollings on top of the Wolds". London: Independent.co.uk. http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/why-truth-can-put-gollings-on-top-of-the-wolds-1610695.html. Retrieved 2010-02-11. 
  2. ROYAL WILL SHAKE 'EM!; STARFORM Daily Star May 7, 2005.
  3. By HOTSPUR (J A McGrath) Published: 12:01AM BST 25 Apr 2006 (2006-04-25). "Owners agree to share top prize". London: Telegraph. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/horseracing/2335891/Owners-agree-to-share-top-prize.html. Retrieved 2010-02-11. 
  4. "Letter: Thanks to all the Royal Shakespeare company.(Sports) - The Racing Post (London, England)". Encyclopedia.com. 2006-05-24. http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G1-146139973.html. Retrieved 2010-02-11. 
  5. "Gollings toasts shambles win". Highbeam.com. 2008-03-10. http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P2-15480659.html. Retrieved 2010-02-11. 




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