The Team

Amanda and Mark work alongside a team of 27 dedicated staff members including a highly experienced vet located close to the yard. The whole team are extremely passionate about racehorses and all offer a wealth of industry knowledge and experience that allows them to deliver the highest quality of training. Many members of the team have worked at Coombelands Racing Stables since the days when Guy Harwood trained.


  • Amanda Perrett

    Amanda Perrett - Trainer

    With her father Guy Harwood being one of the great racehorse trainers of the 20th century, Amanda was brought up around racehorses. She was a successful amateur jockey winning 90 races and became the first lady to ride in the Champion Hurdle at the 1990 Cheltenham Festival. She won the three day event at Punchestown Racecourse in Ireland and has represented her country in Italy as a successful three day event rider. With a wealth of race horse knowledge and experience as well as a passion for training race horses in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world, Amanda has what it takes to win at the highest level. 

  • Mark Perrett

    Mark Perrett - Assistant Trainer

    Mark Perrett, son of jockey Phil Perrett and the grandson of racehorse trainer Major Champneys, was a successful National Hunt Jockey who rode over 900 winners including enjoying success with seven winners at the Cheltenham Festival and both the Scottish and Welsh Grand Nationals. Laterlery he rode successfully as a flat jockey winning on one of his Cheltenham Festival winners Balasani at Royal Ascot for Martin Pipe. Mark has been at Coombelands Stables since he was 17 and is an experienced trainer and jockey.

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