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TEAM PROFILE: Roddy Griffiths

As at July 2019

Name: Roddy Griffiths

Role: Head Man

Age: 50 (years young!)

How I got into racing: My parents were involved in the sport and we lived in Newmarket, and my interest in horses and racing grew from there.

I have worked in racing – since leaving school.

Previous roles: I was Assistant Trainer in a flat yard and two jumps yards. I then set up and ran my own breaking and pre-training business for eleven years, and then also worked in equine transport for three years.

Favourite horse in the yard: Boomarang (pictured), as he beautiful to look at, talented and just gets on with life without a fuss.

Favourite horse in racing: Victoria Hill, my daughters point-to-pointer!

Favourite sport (other than racing): Rugby.

In my spare time I enjoy: Walking my dogs and spending time with my family and friends.

My three dinner guests would be: Anyone who makes me laugh!



Sixteen year old Meg Lyth, who joined the team in December 2018, was featured recently on the Racing to School blog on her journey into horseracing and becoming a Racing Groom. It’s a great read and please click here to for the article. Meg is pictured with Junction Fourteen one of her favourites here at #TeamLavelle.