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Lanigan packing up Newmarket operation

5th April 2020, 15:47 by Chris Rivers

Trainer David Lanigan has announced he will be closing his Newmarket stables, as he prepares to relocate to Kentucky in the United States.

The 44-year-old has been training horses since 2007 and in that time has saddled 202 winners in Great Britain, including the 2015 winner of the Wokingham at Royal Ascot, Interception.

Mares Meeznah and Worth Waiting have also brought him group success, while Main Sequence claimed second place behind Camelot in the 2012 edition of The Derby.

Lanigan has now revealed he will close down his Rathmoy Stables, as he and his American wife Amy prepare to make their home Stateside in Lexington.

"Racing has been very good me and my family and we have enjoyed many successes. We have been very fortunate to train for some wonderful owners," Lanigan said in a statement.

"Moving back to Kentucky has been something that we have been thinking about for a while and the timing is right for us now to make the move.

"I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to everyone who has supported us as they have been central to the success that we have enjoyed. I genuinely hope that I will be able to work with each of them again."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Chris Rivers is an experienced reporter who closely follows both Arsenal and Wales Rugby Union team. As well as in-depth football and rugby knowledge, Chris is an avid American Football, Formula One and boxing fan.

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