Here we tell some of the stories from the yard in our own words! There have been many tales to tell over the past decade, about the staff, the owners and of course the horses, so we aim to capture some of the stories here!
Britain's oldest active racehorse trainer talks about Oliver Cromwell and the importance of sensible tyres as we explore the land surrounding Mick Easterby's training yard in the beautiful Ryedale countryside
Twice placed in the Grand National, Mr Snugfit was one of the best steeplechasers I have trained here at New House Farm. The story is one of twists and turns and this is a very much abridged version of what happened.
In June 1975 a big gamble was laid out on a horse called Lochnager at Haydock Park. Lochnager would become Champion Sprinter the following year but at the time it wasn't widely known that the horse was a flying machine. However, despite meticulous planning the gamble was foiled by a combination of the terrible weather and Mrs Easterby's hatpin.