"I am writing to offer my ongoing support to Mr Rimell and to assure current or potential future owners that I believe Mr Rimell to be a skilled and highly competent race horse trainer." - Extract from Letter by Dr. David Marlin (Scientific & Equine Consultant)
"Mark is honest and true to his word , we always felt involved and that no stone was left unturned to achieve the best results for our horse - great fun!" - Roy Dale - winning owner of “Bingo George”
A Few Success Stories
- Bought from champion flat trainer John Goodsons yard for £4800 unraced
- Currently in training
- Won 7 races and counting
"Having a horse in training with Mark and Annie is the most fun I have had in racing" - Bill Wood, Owner of Magic Mirror
- Home Bred
- Won 11 races and £131,000
- The only horse ever to win under every code :
- NHF race
- Flat turf
- Flat A/W
- Hurdle races
- 900gns purchased unbroken
- Won 3 races
- Sold 42k - USA
- £13k purchased unbroken
- Won 2 NHF races - sold £135k
- £15k purchased unbroken
- Ran once , won - sold £55k
- Bought from flat trainer Roger Charltons yard for £1000
- Won 4 flat races , rated 86
- Bought as a "maiden" from top national hunt yard for £11k
- Won 7
"Mark bought “Ours” for me as an 11 race maiden at Doncaster sales , before I knew it he had won his first 3 races (6 in total) . Giving us some great days racing and a lot of good memories." - David Pratt - owner of “Ours”
- Bought as a "maiden" from top new market trainer for £10k
- Won 6 races
- £22k Purchased unbroken
- Won 7 races and £147,000 inc 4th in Queen Mother Champion Chase
- Rated 166
- Bought privately and unbroken.
- Won NHF race first time out.
- Sold at private auction.
- Ran three times for the champion trainer , with no success.
- Owner then returned her to Rimell Racing.
- Where she again won first time out
The common denominator with all of these horses is that they have all prospered for a smaller more detailed environment. They are the same as children , most of them do better in smaller classrooms and individual attention.
Vincent O’Brien , genuinely regarded as the best trainer of all time only ever trained approximately 35.
Our aim is to try and do the same.