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About Richard du Monte

Richard has nurtured a passion for racing from an early age. in 1988 he went to work at John Harman’s yard, where he quickly became assistant trainer, a position Richard would keep until Harman’s retirement 7 years later. It was then, in December 1995 that he took out his own license at a small stables called Feint stables situated on the Curragh, Co. Kildare.
On 1 July 2002 Alan moved to Straffan Stables, which has since been improved and expanded in the quest for more winners. He has also made Straffan into a home for his young family. Alan and his wife Emma married in 2002. They now have two son James, Charlie and a daughter Jessica.