Based in Upper Lambourn, Charlie has been training since 1993 after a successful career as a National Hunt Jockey. Highlights since beginning as a trainer have been his Class 1 winners which include Air Force One, Celibate, Moon Over Miami, Gauvain, Katies Tutor and How’s Business. Charlie trained and rode It’s A Snip to win the Grand Pardubice Steeplechase in 1995.
￼￼￼￼￼￼The facilities at Neardown include including turn out paddocks, a cover horse walker, weigh scales, a solarium, a loose school, a large out door arena, an excellent 5 furlong 'cushion track' all weather gallop and a range of schooling fences. They have stabling for 65 horses.