Directors

Mark Johnston

Mark Johnston

Managing Director / Trainer

Mark Johnston johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since January 1987

Mark has trained more than 100 winners for 25 consecutive seasons, achieving success in Classics and numerous Group One races. Born in Scotland in 1959, he became interested in racing through his father’s ownership of horses. At 14 he knew he was destined to become a trainer, but decided to study first as a vet and after qualifying worked in veterinary practice for three years.

Deirdre Johnston

Deirdre Johnston

Director / Assistant Trainer

Deirdre Johnston johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since January 1987

Assistant Trainers

Jock Bennett

Jock Bennett

Assistant Trainer

Jock Bennett johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since November 1997
Hayley Kelly

Hayley Kelly

Assistant Trainer

Hayley Kelly johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since November 1994
Charlie Johnston

Charlie Johnston

Assistant Trainer

Charlie Johnston johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since Birth!

Vets

Becky Dinsdale

Becky Dinsdale

Vet

With Johnston Racing Since February 2020
John Martin

John Martin

Senior Vet

John Martin johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since April 2014
Erin Allison

Erin Allison

Vet Assistant

Erin Allison johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since July 2011
Dora Lenge johnston racing

Dora Lenge

Veterinary Assistant

With Johnston Racing Since May 2019

Yard Managers

Sophy Scott

Sophy Scott

Yard Manager

Sophy Scott johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since May 2017
Rachel Fox-Barnett

Rachel Fox-Barnett

Yard Manager

Rachel Fox-Barnett johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since July 2012
Mairead Heap

Mairead Heap

Yard Manager

Mairead Heap johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since May 2012
Luke Evans johnston racing

Luke Evans

Trainee Yard Manager

With Johnston Racing Since July 2020
Liam Conway

Liam Conway

Yard Manager

With Johnston Racing Since February 2018
Kim McGiven johnston racing

Kim McGiven

Yard Manager

With Johnston Racing Since January 2020
Ed Telfer johnston racing

Ed Telfer

Yard Manager

With Johnston Racing Since January 2020
Andrew Larnach

Andrew Larnach

Yard Manager

Andrew Larnach johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since September 2002
Andrew Bottomley

Andrew Bottomley

Yard Manager

Andrew Bottomley johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since July 2002

Administration

Michael Flory

Michael Flory

HR & Transport Manager

With Johnston Racing Since October 2011
Kieran Bray

Kieran Bray

Racing Secretary

With Johnston Racing Since July 2018
Elaine Thompson

Elaine Thompson

Accounts Manager

With Johnston Racing Since March 2001
Coral Eastment

Coral Eastment

Racing Secretary

With Johnston Racing Since August 2019
Claire Short

Claire Short

Partnerships Secretary

With Johnston Racing Since March 2019
Cathy  Pettigrew

Cathy Pettigrew

Secretary

With Johnston Racing Since August 2006
Alex Stearn

Alex Stearn

Racing Secretary

With Johnston Racing Since September 2019

Travelling Managers

Tristan Burton-Pye

Tristan Burton-Pye

Travelling Manager

Tristan Burton-Pye johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since June 2005
Tim Jarvis

Tim Jarvis

Travelling Manager

Tim Jarvis johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since June 2017
Robynne Watton

Robynne Watton

Senior Travelling Manager

Robynne Watton johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since January 1991
Rhona Bagnall

Rhona Bagnall

Travelling Manager

Rhona Bagnall johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since August 2008
Mark Billingham

Mark Billingham

Travelling Manager

Mark Billingham johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since November 1996
Calvin McCormack

Calvin McCormack

Travelling Manager

Calvin McCormack johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since February 2013

Drivers

Stephen	Carroll

Stephen Carroll

Groom - Driver

Stephen	Carroll johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since March 2016
Rose Beattie

Rose Beattie

Part-time box driver

With Johnston Racing Since January 2003
Neil Hodgson

Neil Hodgson

Groom - box driver

Neil Hodgson johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since March 1994
Ken	Miller

Ken Miller

Part time box driver

With Johnston Racing Since July 2016
Keith Watson

Keith Watson

Groom - box driver

Keith Watson johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since January 2014
Alan Tippling

Alan Tippling

Part-time box driver

With Johnston Racing Since April 2016

Farriers

Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy

Farrier

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Marc Morley

Marc Morley

Farrier

Justin Landy

Justin Landy

Farrier

Justin Landy johnston racing

Grooms & Riders

Taylor Jones johnston racing

Taylor Jones

Groom

With Johnston Racing Since November 2019
Skye Ross johnston racing

Skye Ross

Groom-Rider

With Johnston Racing Since February 2019
Shrawan	Singh

Shrawan Singh

Groom - Rider

Shrawan	Singh johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since May 2012
Savroop Singh

Savroop Singh

Groom - Rider

Savroop Singh johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since July 2008
Sarah Simpson

Sarah Simpson

Groom

With Johnston Racing Since February 2017
Robyn Fleming johnston racing

Robyn Fleming

Groom - Rider

With Johnston Racing Since July 2020
Robyn Blacow johnston racing

Robyn Blacow

Groom - Rider

With Johnston Racing Since December 2019
Rima Ram

Rima Ram

Groom - Rider

Rima Ram johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since October 2013
Richard Morris johnston racing

Richard Morris

Groom

With Johnston Racing Since July 2020
Richard Jarvis

Richard Jarvis

Groom - Rider

Richard Jarvis johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since June 2017
Rena Sked

Rena Sked

Groom (Assistant Yard Manager)

Rena Sked johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since October 2016
Rebecca Wright

Rebecca Wright

Groom - Rider (Assistant Yard Manager)

Rebecca Wright johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since May 2016
Ratan Singh

Ratan Singh

Groom - Rider

Ratan Singh johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since April 2006
Patrick Villiers johnston racing

Patrick Villiers

Groom

With Johnston Racing Since January 2019
Patrick Trainor

Patrick Trainor

Groom - Rider

Patrick Trainor johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since March 1999
Olivia Hogan johnston racing

Olivia Hogan

Groom

With Johnston Racing Since July 2020
Oliver Stammers

Oliver Stammers

Apprentice Jockey

With Johnston Racing Since October 2017
Nicole Costello

Nicole Costello

Groom-Rider

With Johnston Racing Since November 2018
Nestor Francisco

Nestor Francisco

Groom - Rider

Nestor Francisco johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since June 2006
Nain Singh

Nain Singh

Groom - Rider

Nain Singh johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since January 2017
Molly Craig johnston racing

Molly Craig

Groom - Rider

With Johnston Racing Since December 2019
Megan Graham

Megan Graham

Groom-Rider

Megan Graham johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since February 2019
Matthew Lloyd-Slater johnston racing

Matthew Lloyd-Slater

Groom Rider

With Johnston Racing Since April 2019
Louis Blanchet johnston racing

Louis Blanchet

Groom Rider - (Assistant Yard Manager)

With Johnston Racing Since January 2020
Lizzy Lowe johnston racing

Lizzy Lowe

Groom - Rider

With Johnston Racing Since July 2020
Liam Dyson

Liam Dyson

Groom

With Johnston Racing Since May 2018
Lee	Shaw

Lee Shaw

Groom

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With Johnston Racing Since October 2015
Lauren Hickin

Lauren Hickin

Groom - Rider

Lauren Hickin johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since September 2015
Lauren Jarvis

Lauren Jarvis

Groom

With Johnston Racing Since January 2004
Kiera Colgan johnston racing

Kiera Colgan

Groom - Rider

With Johnston Racing Since May 2019
Khet Singh

Khet Singh

Groom - Rider

Khet Singh johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since August 2013
Kerryanne Matthews johnston racing

Kerryanne Matthews

Groom - Rider

With Johnston Racing Since April 2020
Keith Sked

Keith Sked

Groom (Assistant Yard Manager)

Keith Sked johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since September 2010
Katie Williams

Katie Williams

Groom - Rider (Assistant Yard Manager)

Katie Williams johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since Janaury 2017
Joshua Brown johnston racing

Joshua Brown

Groom - Rider

With Johnston Racing Since June 2019
Jordan Colloby johnston racing

Jordan Colloby

Groom - Rider

With Johnston Racing Since January 2020
Jonny Peate johnston racing

Jonny Peate

Groom - Rider

With Johnston Racing Since May 2020
Michael O’Connell johnston racing

Michael O’Connell

Groom - Rider

With Johnston Racing Since May 2020
Jane Smits johnston racing

Jane Smits

Groom - Rider

With Johnston Racing Since January 2020
Jamie Graham johnston racing

Jamie Graham

Groom - Rider

With Johnston Racing Since January 2020
James Goodall

James Goodall

Groom - Rider (Assistant Yard Manager)

James Goodall johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since January 2011
James Fenney

James Fenney

Groom

James Fenney johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since June 2001
Jack Aherne

Jack Aherne

Groom Rider

With Johnston Racing Since March 2019
Ian Bristol johnston racing

Ian Bristol

Groom

With Johnston Racing Since June 2020
Lucy Provan johnston racing

Lucy Provan

Groom - Rider

With Johnston Racing Since July 2020
Hazel Brown johnston racing

Hazel Brown

Groom - Rider

With Johnston Racing Since October 2019
Harvey Ewart

Harvey Ewart

Groom - Rider

Harvey Ewart johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since November 2010
Graham Pettigrew

Graham Pettigrew

Groom - Rider

Graham Pettigrew johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since June 2003
Giovani Silva Dos Santos

Giovani Silva Dos Santos

Groom - Rider

Giovani Silva Dos Santos johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since January 2010
Gerard Thomson

Gerard Thomson

Groom

Gerard Thomson johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since March 2010
Georgia Radin johnston racing

Georgia Radin

Groom - Rider

With Johnston Racing Since June 2019
Gemma Wood

Gemma Wood

Groom

Gemma Wood johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since June 2004
Gavin Hardisty

Gavin Hardisty

Groom

Gavin Hardisty johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since November 2011
Emma Bedford

Emma Bedford

Groom - Rider

Emma Bedford johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since April 2015
Elaine Deas johnston racing

Elaine Deas

Groom - Rider (Assistant Yard Manager)

With Johnston Racing Since March 2019
David Hickin

David Hickin

Groom - Rider

David Hickin johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since September 2015
Dave Tucker johnston racing

Dave Tucker

Groom - Rider

With Johnston Racing Since April 2020
Darren Forster

Darren Forster

Groom

Darren Forster johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since October 2009
Chloe Ruddock johnston racing

Chloe Ruddock

Groom

With Johnston Racing Since December 2019
Chloe Nock

Chloe Nock

Groom - Rider

Chloe Nock johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since March 2017
Chloe Leigh-Martin johnston racing

Chloe Leigh-Martin

Groom - Rider

With Johnston Racing Since November 2019
Charlotte McWilliams johnston racing

Charlotte McWilliams

Groom - Rider

With Johnston Racing Since January 2020
Charlotte Cotgrave

Charlotte Cotgrave

Groom-Rider

With Johnston Racing Since July 2017
Cesar Dayaca

Cesar Dayaca

Groom - Rider

Cesar Dayaca johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since June 2006
Cerys Jones johnston racing

Cerys Jones

Groom-Rider

With Johnston Racing Since August 2018
Celia Dunn johnston racing

Celia Dunn

Groom - Rider

With Johnston Racing Since May 2020
Bobbie Cook johnston racing

Bobbie Cook

Groom Rider

With Johnston Racing Since May 2019
Bhanwar Singh

Bhanwar Singh

Groom - Rider

Bhanwar Singh johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since June 2017
Barry Lusted

Barry Lusted

Groom - Rider (Assistant Yard Manager)

Barry Lusted johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since January 2008
Annie Mann

Annie Mann

Groom - Rider

Annie Mann johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since February 2009
Andrew Shaw

Andrew Shaw

Groom - Rider

Andrew Shaw johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since May 2013
Andrew Breslin

Andrew Breslin

Apprentice Jockey

With Johnston Racing Since January 2018
Andrew Bacon

Andrew Bacon

Groom - Rider

Andrew Bacon johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since October 2012
Amanda	Mackin

Amanda Mackin

Groom - Rider

Amanda	Mackin johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since April 2002
Alisha Edwards johnston racing

Alisha Edwards

Groom - Rider

With Johnston Racing Since September 2019

Part Time Grooms & Riders

Sam Welton johnston racing

Sam Welton

Part-time rider

With Johnston Racing Since January 2018
Russell Kennmore

Russell Kennmore

Rider & riding coach

Russell Kennmore johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since November 2013
Paddy Aspell johnston racing

Paddy Aspell

Part-time rider

With Johnston Racing Since June 2020
Nicola Rabjohn

Nicola Rabjohn

Part-time rider

Nicola Rabjohn johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since March 1999
Natalya Irvine johnston racing

Natalya Irvine

Part-time rider

With Johnston Racing Since June 2020
Michael Stainton johnston racing

Michael Stainton

Part - Time Rider

Meg Warburton johnston racing

Meg Warburton

Part-time rider

With Johnston Racing Since March 2020
Lauren Steade johnston racing

Lauren Steade

Part-time rider

With Johnston Racing Since February 2019
Kristy Kettlewell

Kristy Kettlewell

Part-time Rider

Kristy Kettlewell johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since August 2007
Katy Tyler

Katy Tyler

Part - Time Rider

Katy Tyler johnston racing
Charlotte Tindall johnston racing

Charlotte Tindall

Part - Time Rider

Amy Brooks

Amy Brooks

Part - Time Rider

Amy Brooks johnston racing
Alan Mercer johnston racing

Alan Mercer

Part-time rider

Alan Mercer johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since June 1994

Other Departments

Robina Robinson

Robina Robinson

Cleaner

With Johnston Racing Since June 2009
Rob Jackson

Rob Jackson

Estate maintenance

With Johnston Racing Since July 2017
Paul Kind

Paul Kind

Gardener

With Johnston Racing Since September 2006
Mikaelle Lebreton johnston racing

Mikaelle Lebreton

Estate Manager - Media

With Johnston Racing Since July 1996
Martin Ramsay johnston racing

Martin Ramsay

Estate Maintenance

With Johnston Racing Since December 2019
Marlyn Dayaca

Marlyn Dayaca

Cook

Marlyn Dayaca johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since November 2016
Mark Smith

Mark Smith

Painter

With Johnston Racing Since September 2007
John Nicholson

John Nicholson

Night Watchman

With Johnston Racing Since June 2013
Jackie Hutt

Jackie Hutt

Cleaner

With Johnston Racing Since May 2008
Jack Halstead johnston racing

Jack Halstead

Estate Maintenance

With Johnston Racing Since June 2020
Jack Clarke johnston racing

Jack Clarke

Estate Maintenance

With Johnston Racing Since March 2019
Isaac Murray johnston racing

Isaac Murray

Estate Maintenance

With Johnston Racing Since June 2020
Garry West

Garry West

Cook

With Johnston Racing Since January 2008
Dave Capes johnston racing

Dave Capes

Estate Maintenance

With Johnston Racing Since 2019
Alison Brown

Alison Brown

Housekeeper

With Johnston Racing Since August 2008
Alexandra Adams

Alexandra Adams

Embroiderer

Alexandra Adams johnston racing
With Johnston Racing Since March 2010
Adam Ramsay johnston racing

Adam Ramsay

Estate Maintenance

With Johnston Racing Since May 2020