XSP Entertainments

Entertaining Scotland Since 1995

XSP Entertainments is an Entertainment Agency based in Aberdeen, Scotland.

We specialise in providing live music for corporate functions and weddings, tribute shows, after dinner speakers and comedians.

XSP are official representatives for

ian semple

horse racing trainer - after dinner speaker


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A PROMISING NATIONAL HUNT JOCKEY UNTIL INJURY PUT PAID TO HIS RIDING CAREER, IAN SEMPLE IS NOW A RACEHORSE TRAINER BASED IN LANARKSHIRE, BUT PROBABLY BEST KNOWN FOR HIS SUCCESSFUL AND EVENTFUL PARTNERSHIP WITH LINDA PERRETT AT THE BELSTANE STABLES NEAR CARLUKE

HE STARTED HIS CAREER IN RACING IN ENGLAND WORKING FOR TOP TRAINERS JOHN DUNLOP AND JOHN GOSDEN, AND IT WAS WHILST HE WAS WORKING FOR GOSDEN THAT HE PLAYED A MAJOR PART IN ‘BENNY THE DIP’ FAMOUSLY WINNING THE 1997 EPSOM DERBY

WHEN HE TEAMED UP WITH LINDA PERRETT HE rEVERTED TO THE POSITION OF ASSISTANT, READILY JOKING THAT: “HE’D NEVER BEEN THE BOSS IN HIS OWN HOUSE, SO THIS WASN’t REALLY ANY DIFFERENT...”.  HE NOW TRAINS AT THE TWENTY FIVE ACRE BURNWYND STABLES IN STRATHAVEN


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