Apprentice Marquand aiming to make top spot his own

He rode a horse owned by The Queen when he was just 16 years old and now finds himself gunning for the Stobart Champion Apprentice title in his first season as a jockey. It is safe to say that Tom Marquand has had a whirlwind of a debut campaign.

Fact of the week

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Did you know...

The fastest recorded sprinting speed of a horse was 88 kph (55 mph). Most racehorses gallop at around 44 kph or 27 mph.