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Welcome to Manor House Stables

"My mission is to make Manor House Stables the most successful flat training yard in the country..."

Tom Dascombe

I'm Tom Dascombe and welcome to our website. My mission is to make Manor House Stables the most successful flat training yard in the country. I believe that our fresh approach, the abilities and experience of my staff and jockeys, together with the investment from my partners, Michael Owen and Andrew Black, will enable this vision to be realised.

The last six years have taught me that no two owners look for the same thing from racehorse ownership. I believe training racehorses is a business like any other. I get to know my owners, I find out what they want from racehorse ownership and then seek to meet their needs. So whatever it is that you are looking for please call me and I will be delighted to invite you here to take a look and discuss your requirements.

Manor House Stables

Manor House Stables LLP is a partnership between myself and co-owners Michael Owen and Andrew 'Bert' Black. Originally converted into a training facility from a cattle barn in 2007 by Michael and Louise Owen, I joined the team in November 2009. Since then we have gone from strength to strength, the highlights being three Royal Ascot winners, firstly with Rhythm Of Light and Brown Panther in 2011 and more recently winning the 2012 Queen Mary with Ceiling Kitty. For us, this is just the beginning of what we can achieve.


At Manor House Stables we have an ever growing string of exciting horses in training. We also have a variety of horses and shares available for sale on our horses for sale page, as well as some exciting partnership opportunities for the forthcoming 2013 turf season. I train for individuals, partnerships, clubs and syndicates. Please take a look under the 'horses' and 'ownership' sections on the navigation bar to find out more.

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In 2012 I sent out 81 winners from Manor House Stables and won £868,000 in prize money. Our ambitions for 2013 are once again challenging, this time aiming for at least 80 winners and more than £825,000 in prize money. We were delighted to achieve last year's prize money target as early as September, on the day that Rhythm Of Light won the Group 2 Istanbul Trophy. You can keep track of our progress towards our targets on our racing statistics page.


The facilities in place when I arrived three years ago were great. Since then a new gallop has been installed to my specification and more recently in 2011, an equine swimming pool and veterinary centre were completed. These amazing facilities and the idyllic location make this the place where you should want to have your horse trained. Visit our facilities pages to find out more.