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Andrew Black - BetfairAndrew Black: the Betfair co-founder owns Chasemore Farm in Surrey

Coombe to run Betfair founder Black's stud

PAUL COOMBE has been appointed as stud manager of Betfair co-founder Andrew Black's Chasemore Farm in Surrey.

Coombe recently managed Kingwood Stud in Lambourn and before that he was assistant manager at the National Stud in Newmarket.

Black part-owns Tom Dascombe's Manor House Stables in Cheshire with Michael Owen and has horses in training with Peter Chapple-Hyam, William Knight and David Simcock.

"We have done a great deal of work on the farm over the past few years and we believe it's going to be an outstanding facility," Black said.

"Paul's expertise, experience and work ethic will help him enormously and I'm looking forward to working with him."




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