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Radio 1 presenter learns to become a jockey

The jockeys riding at the Cheltenham Festival have undergone rigorous training and preparation over the years to compete at the biggest Jumps meeting in the world.

It takes a dedicated practise and fitness regime to be in shape to compete at the highest level and Radio 1 Newsbeat presenter, Simon Mundie, has recently been given a spin of what it takes to be a jockey.

Simon received an afternoon’s coaching at the British Racing School from Michael Tebbutt, who was himself a jockey […]


Our visit to see National winner Amberleigh House

This year’s Crabbies Grand National in under three weeks’ time will be the ten-year anniversary since the Ginger McCain-trained Amberleigh House won the Aintree showpiece. To mark this occasion, …

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The Horse Whisperer: Mullins’ magical quartet

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Ride the QIPCO Sussex Stakes course

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Gallop away with the Champion Jockey

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Ride the Ladbrokes St Leger course!

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