Lucinda Russell OBE

Double Grand National-winning Trainer


Lucinda Russell OBE

Lucinda Russell OBE is a dual Grand National-winning Trainer based in Kinross.

Lucinda recently trained Corach Rambler to Cheltenham Festival & Grand National success in 2023, Ahoy Senor to Aintree success and of course One For Arthur, who won the GN in 2017.

The Scottish handler provides excellent motivational speeches & Q&As


Lucinda Russell OBE is one of the UK’s leading racehorse trainers, with success on all the big stages. Lucinda has trained two Grand National winning horses – Corach Rambler who triumphed at Aintree in 2023 and One For Arthur in 2017. She trains at Arlary House Stables near Edinburgh alongside her partner and 8 times Champion Jockey Peter Scudamore MBE.

Lucinda has been training National Hunt horses since 1995, training over 700 winners including 11 graded winners at the Cheltenham and Aintree Festivals.

She trained the phenomenal Corach Rambler to success in the 2023 Grand National as well lifting a 4th back-to-back Ultima Handicap Chase trophy at the Cheltenham Festival.

She also enjoyed success with Ahoy Senor who won a Grade 2 contest at Cheltenham in January and at Aintree in 2022, amongst others such as Brindisi Breeze who won at Cheltenham and Mighty Thunder who won the Ayr Scottish Grand National. Giovinco is another star in the yard, winning 3 from 3 over hurdles this seasons

Lucinda was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2018 for her services to horse racing.

Career Stats

2023 – Corach Rambler wins The Grand National and the Ultima Handicap Chase at Cheltenham

2023 – Corach Rambler wins the Ultima Handicap Chase at the Cheltenham Festival

2023 – Ahoy Senor wins a Grade 2 at The Cheltenham Opening Meeting

2022 – Corach Rambler wins the Ultima Handicap Chase at The Cheltenham Festival

2022 – Ahoy Senor wins at Ayr (Dec)

2021 – Corach Rambler wins a Rade 3 race at Aintree

2017 – One for Arthur wins the Grand National

2012 – Brindisi Breeze wind the Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival 

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