Whitcoombe House Stables is set at the foot of the impressive Lambourn gallops in a peaceful and secluded area of an historic training centre known as The Valley of the Racehorse.
Here we offer first rate facilities both on the gallops and at our stables and have a friendly, experienced team of staff to assist the trainer in giving owners the best chance of an enjoyable and successful racehorse ownership experience.
Jonathan Portman is a hands on horseman with worldwide experience and has been training flat and jumping racehorses since 1998.
Formerly as an amateur rider he rode winners of flat in France and jump races in England. He was also closely involved in the training of point to pointers and Arabians, riding them with great success.
Prior to training, Jonathan was assistant to Breeders Cup winning trainer Jonathan Pease in Chantilly, France and to Derby winning trainer Luca Cumani in Newmarket. He also worked in Australia and the USA.
November 14 Winner at Wolverhampton
Lynwood Lad followed up his recent win at Kempton when taking the 6f handicap here. The 3 year old son of Mayson was ridden again by Trevor…
November 12 Flat 2023 season review
Rumstar finishing 5th, beaten just over two lengths by subsequent Cartier sprinter of the year Shaquille in the Group 1 Commonwealth Stakes…
November 10 Olivia Tubb is a winner!
Apprentice Olivia Tubb has had a promising first full year as an apprentice jockey, having first come to work for us about 5 years ago, with…