HUNGERFORD, ENGLAND - APRIL 10: Trainer Archie Watson talks to members of the press during a visit to the Upper Lambourne stables of Archie Watson on April 10. 2019 near Hungerford, England. (Photo by Alex Davidson/Getty Images)

Welcome to Archie Watson Racing

Archie Watson took out his trainer’s licence in 2016 with just three horses. In 2018, he saddled two-year-old Soldier’s Call to win at Royal Ascot among other Stakes victories.

In 2020, he trained his first Group 1 winner aged 31 as in-training buy Glen Shiel landed the Group 1 QIPCO British Champions Sprint Stakes on Champions Day at Ascot. Archie has also enjoyed Graded glory over hurdles courtesy of Stag Horn. He has already trained over 500 winners. Archie has spent his whole life around thoroughbreds and has learned from some of the world's most successful operations. From the historic Saxon Gate in Upper Lambourn, Archie has established himself as one of the leading trainers in the country with the promise of much more to come.


Group 1 3
Group 2 4
Group 3 12
Listed 19

UK Flat Winners 596
UK NH Winners 24
Overseas Winners 22
Total Winners 642

GB Flat Jan 2023-Dec 2023 Season

Wins Runs % Placed Prizemoney
2yo AW 0 0 0 0 £0.00
2yo turf 0 0 0 0 £0.00
3yo AW 5 20 25 6 £29,980
3yo turf 0 0 0 0 £0.00
4yo+ AW 5 35 14 7 £59,295
4yo+ turf 0 0 0 0 £0.00
TOTAL 10 55 18 13 £89,275

GB Jumps April 2022-April 2023 Season

Wins Runs % Placed Prizemoney
Hurdle 3 22 14 4 £23,158
Chase 0 2 0 1 £1,149
NHF 0 7 0 3 £3,359
TOTAL 3 31 10 8 £27,666

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