Welcome to Michael Dods Racing

  • 28-Jul-2021: Latest News from Denton Hall Stables the home of Michael Dods Racing
  • 27-Jul-2021: Proud Archi surges home at Beverley under Callum Rodriguez
  • 25-Jul-2021: Great performance by Brunch to win Listed race at Pontefract under William Buick
  • 24-Jul-2021: Northern Express and Paul Mulrennan come from last to first to win at York
  • 23-Jul-2021: Havagomecca makes it three wins this season with game victory at Ascot under David Probert
  • 16-Jul-2021: Commanche Falls and Connor Beasley make it 30 for the season with narrow win in the Scottish Stewards' Cup at Hamilton
  • 13-Jul-2021: Berry Edge lands first win under Connor Beasley at Beverley
  • 09-Jul-2021: Challet and Callum Rodriguez land 20-1 victory at York
  • 08-Jul-2021: Blackrod lands Newmarket victory under Silvestre de Sousa
  • 07-Jul-2021: Motawaazy and Cam Hardie score at Catterick
  • 05-Jul-2021: That's 25 winners for the season as John Kirkup and Connor Beasley get up for an Ayr double
  • 05-Jul-2021: Vaccine impresses with smooth victory at Ayr under Connor Beasley
  • 02-Jul-2021: Jawwaal doubles up at Doncaster under confident ride from David Probert
  • 30-Jun-2021: Wor Willie gets off the mark under Paul Mulrennan at Thirssk
  • 19-Jun-2021: Blinkers make the difference as Cleveleys focuses on Redcar win with Paul Mulrennan
  • 18-Jun-2021: Hear Me Roar roars to victory under Connor Beasley at Redcar
  • 14-Jun-2021: Langholm and Connor Beasley justify favouritism at Carlisle
  • 13-Jun-2021: Jawwaal and Callum Rodriguez win at Doncaster in thrilling finish
  • 11-Jun-2021: Promising run by Circoloco to be runner-up on her debut at York under Connor Beasley
  • 04-Jun-2021: Motawaazy and Cam Hardie do the business at Catterick
  • 03-Jun-2021: Dulla Bhatti, bred by Elwick Stud, wins second time out at Hamilton under Paul Mulrennan
  • 02-Jun-2021: Commanche Falls gets back to winning ways under Coonor Beasley at Ripon

Michael Dods trains at Denton Hall Stables, situated in the peaceful, picturesque village of Denton, just four miles outside of Darlington.

The 2020 campaign proved another successful year for Michael Dods Racing, with 43 winners and 143 placed horses, despite the enormous challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. 

The coronavirus obviously delayed the season in 2020 but everyone worked hard, and The British Horseracing  Authority did a great job in getting racing up and running again on June 1st. We are also hugely grateful to all our owners and staff for keeping the show on the road in such difficult and unprecedented circumstances.

Dakota Gold again excelled, winning four races including the Group Three Bengough Stakes at York. Que Amoro was also a star, especially when running the great Battaash to a length in the Group One Nunthorpe Stakes, at York, in August.

We have every reason to look forward to the 2021 season, and the team is excited about the horses we have to train this year.

Callum Rodriguez, Paul Mulrennan, Connor Beasley, Andrew Mullen, and apprentice Aidan Redpath will again be sharing the rides, and they form a first-class team of jockeys.

Denton Hall is perfectly placed to reach all the northern racecourses and is close enough to the A1 to also venture further south.

Michael is assisted by his hard-working wife Carole, as well as highly experienced Yard Managers Steve Alderson and David Dickenson, and has a dedicated team behind him. We pride ourselves on being professional and friendly.

We train racehorses for individual owners, racing partnerships and we also have our own horse racing syndicate – Denton Hall Racing – for group ownership. In addition, we also launched our own Dods Racing Club towards the end of the year, giving members a value-for-money way of getting involved in the sport.

If you are interested in any of the forms of racehorse ownership please do contact the yard to discuss your requirements.

You’ll find regular updates on this site, including latest entries, winners, news updates – and even a blog by Barney McGrew! Please also follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for more bulletins.

Thanks for visiting; we hope you enjoy browsing our website.

 


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