Cheltenham Festival 202215 – 18 March 2022
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Alan King (horse racing)

Alan King (born 1966) is a Scottish racehorse trainer specialising mainly in National Hunt racing. He is based at Barbury Castle stables near Wroughton, Wiltshire.

He worked as assistant trainer to David Nicholson until Nicholson’s retirement and then took out a licence to train himself, first at Jackdaw’s Castle stables, before moving to Barbury Castle in June 2000.

His biggest wins at the Cheltenham Festival have come with My Way de Solzen in the 2006 World Hurdle, Voy Por Ustedes in the 2007 Queen Mother Champion Chase, Katchit in the 2008 Champion Hurdle, Oh Crick in the 2009 Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase and Uxizandre in the 2015 Ryanair Chase Despite a terrible year with injuries, the yard also had a 1–2 in the 2013 Coral Cup Handicap Hurdle with Medinas and Meister Eckhart.

His principal stable jockey until October 2019 was Wayne Hutchinson.