John Timpson

John Timpson CBE is the Chairman of Timpson Ltd, his family business and one of the most well-known names on the high street. Originally a chain of shoe shops, the business, under the management of John, now specialises in shoe repairs and key cutting.His wife Alex is the owner of several racehorses and John writes about their experiences for Eclipse Magazine each month.

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TIMPSONIAN: Dare we Prophecy a Star amongst Diminishing Returns?

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Although I work on the principle that the horses, on average, run six races a season, in practice most turn out less often, but this season felt full of runners during October and November. With the retirement of Pretty Mobile I was down to …

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TIMPSONIAN September 2016: Last season’s round-up lays the groundwork for this coming Jump season

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] It’s a long time since I posted my last blog, which reported the death of my dear Alex, at the beginning of January. The day after Alex died I was talking to a close friend, who lost his wife five years ago. “Keep busy,” he …

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Timpsonian: ‘Winter goes grey so you can see your own colors…’

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Timpsonian Title quote by Terri Guillemets By the time we got to Bangor to watch The Artful Cobbler run in a novice hurdle, there were no disabled spaces left in the owners and trainers car park, but we had a bit of luck. The guy on …

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Timpsonian: The new season leaps into profit!

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] This is my first blog since April. I know it’s a long gap but there are several reasons why. John TimpsonJohn Timpson CBE is the Chairman of Timpson Ltd, his family business and one of the most well-known names on the high street. Originally a chain of shoe shops, the …

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