Italian-born Marco Botti began training in Newmarket in 2006, and trains around 80 horses there. Botti comes from a famous Italian racing family, his father and uncle both trained racehorses. He is married to his wife Lucie, who was herself a former jockey.
In his career to date Marco has sent out around 250 winners. While yet to win at the highest level in the UK, Marco has won Grade I races in the USA and France , winning the Goodwood Handicap in 2009 at Santa Anita with Gitano Hernando, and the Prix du Moulin de Longchamp with Excelebration in 2011.
Currently on the 23 winner mark for the 2012 .