Smyly Racing - About Us

Our passion lives in the stableyard as well as the winners enclosure.

Please click through each of the options below to find more about who is involved in each department at Smyly racing.



Giles Smyly

Giles has held a training licence since 2005. He has been involved with thoroughbred racehorses since childhood and rode successfully as an amateur jockey for a number of years. Prior to taking out a full licence, Giles and Kim enjoyed a highly successful spell training point-to-pointers with over 100 winners in the ten years to 2005.

Away from the horses Giles is an avid sportsman and fan, enjoying anything competitive, particularly cricket.




David England

Dave is a well established jockey, who has been based for most of his career at the powerful Nigel Twiston Davies yard and now rides freelance for a number of others trainers including Pam Sly and Shaun Lycett. As a young conditional Dave rode Gold Cup winner Imperial Commander to his debut bumper win.


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