Danny Tudhope Racing Simulator Demonstration

17 years ago Danny Tudhope was a student on the 12-week, residential Foundation Course; fast-forward 17 years and he’s the second-best flat jockey in the UK. Scottish born Danny rode 133 British winners between 04 May 2019 – 19 October 2019 which saw him crowned the runner-up in the Flat Jockeys Championship 2019. During this period he rode a staggering …

Jay Tabb still excelling nearly 6 months after graduating

Fabulous to see Foundation Course graduate Jay Tabb excelling in a sport which a year ago was just a pipe dream. Jay, 35, had not so much as sat on a horse a year ago but that all changed when he was accepted onto the 12-week, residential Foundation Course. In preparation for the course commencing (on 29 March 2019) forward-thinking …

On Track 4 Racing Rewards

This year, BHI Supplies have kindly supported us and donated ‘On Track 4 Racing’ gilets that are awarded to our learners that show the following qualities during their course… ⭐️ Punctual⭐️ Reliable⭐️ Respecting themselves and others⭐️ Accountable⭐️ Professional⭐️ Able to work and live with a degree of independence⭐️ Able to demonstrate good horse handling skills⭐️ Consistently demonstrating the ability to work with racehorses at least as effectively as …

Riding on the gallops with Danny Tudhope

Setting the pace and leading a string of horses on the gallops is a responsibility which should never be underestimated. Not only do you have to be aware of what your own horse is doing but also what the other horses in behind you are doing. You have to maintain a consistent pace and communicate with your fellow riders. Now, …

The first few days working in a racing yard

Early November we travelled north to the racing village of Middleham, North Yorkshire where we caught up with Taylor who was on her second day working for the record-breaking Flat trainer, Mark Johnston. Taylor had graduated a week earlier from the 12-week, residential Foundation Course at the National Horseracing College. In this short video Taylor shares with us how she …

How it feels to ride your first winner

“When I went past the finish line everything disappeared out of my mind, I really couldn’t believe I’d won, I couldn’t actually believe it”…. Ask any jockey how it felt riding their first winner and they’ll tell you, without a second’s hesitation, like it happened yesterday. No matter how many years have passed that feeling of euphoria never lessens and …