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Harry Herbert began his career in the thoroughbred industry in the United Sates in 1982. There he worked for Bloodstock Research, the world’s leading equine computer company researching pedigrees before moving on to work for The Matchmaker Group, a bloodstock sales, finance and promotion company.

In 1984, Harry returned to the UK to represent Matchmaker in Europe and in 1985 set up his own thoroughbred management company, HMH Management Ltd., to provide world-wide advisory and promotional services to those in the bloodstock industry.

In 1992, Harry started Highclere Thoroughbred Racing Limited which swiftly became European leader in the field of syndication. As managers of The Royal Ascot Racing Club’s horses, Highclere were also responsible for 2005 Vodafone Derby winner, Motivator. Harry works closely with his nephew, Jake Warren buying yearlings as well as in many other areas of the industry. Between them and previously with his brother-in-law, John Warren, they have been responsible for the champion racehorses Harbinger, Memory, Petrushka, Tamarisk, Delilah and Lake Coniston. Highclere won the 1,000 Guineas in 2022 with Cachet representing their first domestic classic winner.

Harry was Racing Advisor to HE Sheikh Joaan Al Thani, brother to HH The Emir of Qatar from 2014 to 2018 and oversaw a significant racing and breeding operation.
In addition Harry was Racing Consultant for Cartier for thirty years and is a Member of The Jockey Club and a Director of Newbury Racecourse plc. He was also Global Racing Ambassador for The Saudi Cup to oversee the inaugural meeting in 2020.

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