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RACING TO SCHOOL MEG LYTH

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.

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TEAM PROFILE – Paddy Cowley

As at: 2 February 2018

Name: Patrick ‘Paddy’ Cowley

Twitter: @paddycowley

Conditional jockey at Emma Lavelle Racing, currently claiming 7lbs

DOB: 3.8.95

From: Ulveston, Cumbria

Total Career wins: 16 (2017/18 season – 6)

Worked in racing since: 2012, and got into racing by following in his sister’s footsteps, as they rode for various trainers

Previous employers:  Sophie Leech and Jonjo O’Neill

Biggest career achievement to date: riding Join the Clan at the Cheltenham Festival for Jonjo O’Neill and owner J P McManus

Favourite horse in the yard: Flemcara (of course!) – he is a brilliant horse, and team mate, and we have won three races on the bounce together

Other favourite horses: Join the Clan, as he gave me my first winner

Ambition: to be Champion Jump Jockey

Football Team: Manchester United

Role Model: Sir Anthony McCoy (AP McCoy)

My three dinner guests would be: Leonardo Dicaprio, AP McCoy and Cheryl Cole

When not racing: I enjoy a good film or going to the movies.  Bad Boys with Will Smith is one of my favourites

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