As detailed by Wikipedia: Andrew Matthews Balding (born 29 December 1972) is a racehorse trainer based at Park House Stables, Kingsclere, near Newbury, Berkshire.
Balding attended Caldicott School a boys preparatory school & Radley College a public school. He became a licensed trainer in January 2003, when he succeeded his father Ian Balding.
His elder sister is Clare Balding. His maternal grandfather was the trainer Peter Hastings-Bass and his maternal uncle William Hastings-Bass, 17th Earl of Huntingdon, former trainer to Queen Elizabeth II. His maternal grandmother Priscilla Hastings is descended from the Earls of Derby.
Balding has been married to his wife Anna-Lisa since 15 July 2005. The couple has two sons Jono and Toby, a daughter Flora and a boxer dog Tonto.
Notable horses trained by Andrew Balding include Casual Look, the winner of the Epsom Oaks in 2003. The win led to a very emotional post-race interview with his sister. In 2014, the Baldings' Park House Stables were visited by Irish President Michael D. Higgins as part of his State Visit to the UK.
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Contact details: Park House Stables, Kingsclere, Newbury, RG20 5PY
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