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RACING: Williams to train at Blewbury
10:00am Thursday 21st March 2013 in Sport
Noel Williams, assistant to top National Hunt handler Alan King for the last decade, is to set up as a trainer at Blewbury, near Didcot.
The 36-year-old will rent the 18-box White Shoot Stables from Eve Johnson Houghton, who trains at the neighbouring Woodway Stables.
Williams, who is due to embark on his new career in late May, said: “I feel the wide range of experience that I have gained in such a high profile and varied yard, will prove invaluable to my future career.
“I am fully aware that the current economic climate is not ideal in which to start a new business.
“However, I feel that the time is right for me, so it’s now or never.”
Williams is taking out a dual-purpose licence, but is set to train jumpers in the main.