Owen Payton


Owen Payton

Major Wins:

Rode his first winner in October 2019

NHC Courses

Level 1 Diploma in Work Based Racehorse Care (2017)

Level 2 Diploma in Work Based Racehorse Care

About Owen:

Owen, completed our Work Related Learning Programme for 14 – 16 year olds in 2017, going on to complete his Level 2 Apprenticeship with Jedd O’Keeffe.

Whilst in full-time education Owen, gained industry experience through a weekend work placement with South Yorkshire trainer, John Balding, and racing experience thorough the NHC Pony Racing Academy and Pony Racing Camp, was fast-tracked through the Foundation Course graduating from the NHC in 2017, before commencing employment at the Middleham stables of Jedd O’Keeffe. Owen holds an Apprentice Jockey licence and rode his first winner in October 2019.

“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”.