Mark is very much a hands on trainer and a warm welcome always awaits both owners, and prospective owners alike, to his stables in Great Ness, Nesscliffe. The scenery around the stables, which features a 6f all-purpose gallops, is breath-taking.
His many big race successes include:
- Tattersalls 2 year old Sales Race at Newmarket won by Milly Waters (£100k).
- The Old Newton Cup at Haydock (£50k), and the Betdaq Trophy at Ascot (£70k), both won by Hannibal Lad.
- Bollinger Champagne Final at Ascot, Channel 4 Trophy won by Elopement (£10k). Rowells Handicap at Ripon won by Adobe (£20k).
- Blue Square Handicap Chester (£50k) and second in the Ayr Silver Cup with Roman Maze.