Meet the team

Dubai & UK

Saeed bin Suroor

Godolphin’s longest-serving trainer, Saeed bin Suroor trains from his home base of Al Quoz Stables in Dubai from November to April and is based in the UK for the rest of the year.
Dubai & UK

Charlie Appleby

Charlie Appleby worked for Sheikh Mohammed for 15 years before being appointed as Godolphin trainer. He divides his time between Dubai and Newmarket in the UK.
Australia

James Cummings

From one of the most famous racing families in Australia, James Cummings is a fourth-generation racehorse trainer.

William Buick

Two-time Champion jockey William Buick is a retained rider for Godolphin. He has ridden successfully all over the world.

Mickael Barzalona

Mickael Barzalona became a Godolphin jockey in March 2012 and is Godolphin’s principal rider in France.

Trainers we work with

Godolphin also has horses in training with the following public trainers:

KeyTrainer news Latest newsTrainer results ResultsTrainer horses Horses in training
Andre Fabre
Anthony & Sam Freedman
Brad H Cox
Brendan P Walsh
Eoin Harty
H-A Pantall
Haruki Sugiyama
Hideaki Fujiwara
Hirofumi Shii
Hiroyasu Tanaka
Hiroyuki Uehara
Inao Okada
Ippo Sameshima
J P Murtagh
John & Thady Gosden
Katsunori Tanaka
Keiji Yoshimura
Keizo Ito
Ken Kozaki
Kenji Nonaka
Mamoru Ishibashi
Masaaki Koga
Masahiro Otake
Masakazu Ikegami
Masashi Atarashi
Masato Nishizono
Mel Snow
Michael Stidham
Mitsugu Kon
Mitsumasa Nakauchida
Mizuki Takayanagi
Noriyuki Hori
Ryo Terashima
Ryuji Okubo
Sakae Kunieda
Shigeyuki Kojima
Shintaro Suzuki
Shinya Kobayashi
Shogo Yasuda
Shota Nishizono
Simon & Ed Crisford
Takaki Iwato
Takashi Kanari
Takashi Saito
Takayuki Kato
Teruhiko Chida
Tetsuhide Tsuji
Tetsuya Kimura
Tomohito Ozeki
Tomoyasu Sakaguchi
Toru Hayashi
Toru Kurita
Tsuyoshi Tanaka
William Mott
Yoshitada Takahashi
Yuichi Shikato
Yuki Uehara
Yukihiro Kato
Yusuke Wada