The name Bailey Burns-Lewis appeared in a racecard for the first time last Friday next to the Jedd O’Keeffe Racing trained Rebel State (IRE). Finishing third on his racecourse debut in the Racing Welfare Betfair Clock Tower Cup Bailey has his sights firmly set on riding as an Amateur Jockey at some point in the future
Bailey was influenced from a young age by his Mum who had her own horse however it wasn’t until a chance conversation with Fraser Barr – Equine Dentist that he considered a career in the horseracing industry. This conversation lead to Bailey applying to join the College on the 14 – 16 Year-Old Work Related Learning Programme and upon completion of that two-year course a place on the 12-week, residential Foundation Course beckoned.
Bailey was secured a work placement at Jedd O’Keeffe’s stables in North Yorkshire where he has worked ever since.
Best of luck to Bailey for the future and we hope to see him out and about enjoying a successful career.