Ryan Moore seen Horsing Around with David Walliams
Jockey Ryan Moore was the surprise star in the latest ‘Horsing Around’ comedy sketch featuring David Walliams and young actor Billy Jenkins, as part of the campaign to promote racing’s Under 18s race free offering.
Following on from the success of the first two episodes of the series, Britain’s Got Talent judge Walliams reprises his role as Jenkins’ ungainly father in episode three, ‘Horse Drivers’ as the pair enjoy a day at the races. Unaware of Moore’s status as one of the world’s best jockeys, Walliams immediately causes awkwardness by asking the three-time British Champion where they can find a decent jockey, much to the embarrassment of horseracing whizz Billy.
Speaking of the campaign, David Walliams said; “I really think the Under 18s Race Free campaign is great. So often kids’ days out can be expensive for the family so this could be a fun and different day out for everyone where kids go free. There are a lot of fun things children can do at the races, so it’s great to be part of a campaign to educate families.”
Ryan Moore said, “My kids love David Walliams so I knew that there would be trouble if I didn’t get involved in the filming with him. I think this is a great initiative and it’s so important that we get more children and families involved in the sport and coming racing.”
Go to under18sracefree.com to watch the Horsing Around videos and find your local family raceday.