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Von der Recke made DBS agent for Germany

TOP German trainer Christian Von der Recke has been recruited by as an agentby DBS to attract more German buyers to their sales. Von der Recke joins DBS' existing European team of John Dineen, Richard Hobson, Ian Ferguson, Gerry Hogan, Neil O'Donnell and Aiden O'Ryan.

Von der Recke trains around 100 horses ina private complex 16 miles south of Cologne.

The former jockey worked in British yards before a training career that has yielded 15 championships in Germany, and has regularly sent runners over to Britain with some success since he took out a license in 1988.

DBS managing director Henry Beeby said: "DBS are delighted to have another experienced and enthusiastic face on the team.

"The Sales market is becoming more and more competitive and we felt that we needed to improve our overseas buying bench and help to bring more foreign buyers to DBS.

"Christian's experience and huge network of clients will prove invaluable to DBS."





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