Our Facilities

To facilitate a successful training regime James Moffatt has spent thirty years improving and developing a range of activities to bring out the winner in many racehorses. The facilities have evolved to accommodate the caring philosophy and ever-increasing efficiency of our training regime.

Racehorses in his care can experience the following facilities:

Welcome to Pitt Farm Racing Stables

Gallops & Training

  • 7 furlong all weather woodchip gallop.
    • Purpose built on natural topography.
    • Rises 302ft from the bottom to the top.
    • Unique layout allows it to be used for speed, stamina and hill work.
    • We believe it to be the best gallop in the north of England.
  • Furlong round rail warm out exercise ring.
  • 6 furlong round grass gallop.
  • Straight 5 furlong additional grass gallop
  • Quiet road exercise around Cartmel.

Schooling Facilities

  • Race standard 3 base starting stalls.
  • A lane of 4 fences with an open ditch.
  • A lane of five flights of hurdles, including full size and smaller ones.

Turnout Facilities

  • 60 acres of open grassland and access to Hampsfell, which is 400 acres.
  • 4 turnout pens.
  • 4 turnout paddocks


  • Hay Gain – Hay Steamer.
  • Horse Weigh – weighing machine.
  • 2 isolation boxes.
  • A nearby livery yard.

Horse Walker

5 Bay Horse Walker


  • Our own transport, which reduces the cost of hiring
  • Four stall Lorry
  • We also have onsite a two bay trailer.