#BettingPeople: JAMES MILLMAN

Interview: JAMES MILLMAN James Millman, has been an assistant trainer, jockey, trainee lawyer and racing driver. In this series of interviews trainer Rod Millmans’ son talks about his varied career in racing and beyond. Meeting James Millman.


JAMES MILLMAN (part 1 of 3)

James Millman, assistant trainer, former jockey, trainee lawyer, pundit and racing driver talks about his careers and why he’s not yet settled to just one. In part one he talks about growing up in a racing yard, his initial ambition was in motor racing, becoming assistant trainer, riding to survive, working with Clive Cox and Dean Ivory and ultimately a professional jockey.


JAMES MILLMAN (part 2 of 3)

In part two James talks about his career in law but then gravitating back to racing, working at the yard and William Hill Radio, keeping in touch with the day to day action in racing, working for Racing TV, the pressure of tipping horses to people on radio and TV. He talks about his own personal punting and looking for an edge, pace or bias.


JAMES MILLMAN (part 3 of 3)

In the third and final part James talks about his motor sport career and his granddad’s support in that aspect of his life, being ultra competitive and the state of horse racing today. The problems facing the smaller trainer, the value of syndicates, improving prize money. He concludes on his hopes and ambitions for the future in horse racing.