Former professional jockey. Rode in two Grand Nationals and had several rides at the Cheltenham Festival.
Started training around 20 years ago and has now ridden and trained winners at most Grade 1 tracks including Cheltenham, Newbury and Sandown Park.
Horses trained include Trackmate who cost £5,000 and won at Cheltenham, Aintree and Phoenix Flight who won 5 races and over 22k in prize money} and was placed at Royal Ascot.
In 2020, Croeso Cymraeg has been a solid performer for us on the flat winning at Sandown Park and Goodwood and in 2021 winning at Leicester.
Our winners in 2022 include Last Mission, Masqool, Doonbeg Farmer and Kentucky Kingdom plus Risk And Roll who won at 33/1 and is entered at the Cheltenham Festival in March.
Ghostwing holds the 5f track record at Southwell on the fibresand which will never be beaten as they have switched to a tapeta surface.
James and his wife Jane run the training operation as a team and are very much hands on with Jane in charge of feeding and running the yard with James still riding and dealing with entries/ handicapping and the owners.