Interview: JOSEPHINE GORDON: is a leading flat jockey. In 2016, Gordon became the Champion Apprentice, becoming only the third female jockey to win that title after Hayley Turner and Amy Ryan, and she became only the second female jockey to ride 100 winners in a calendar year in Britain. In the same year she took her first Heritage Handicap in the Victoria Cup at Ascot for William Haggas, and then followed up when Gordon rode her first group race winner when Koropick won the Chipchase Stakes at Newcastle. She then followed up with a second Group 3 win for Hugo Palmer in the Princess Royal Stakes on Apphia on 29 September. Now a freelance jockey, she talks to Hannah Baycroft about her route into racing and experiences in the industry. Meeting Josephine Gordon.
JOSEPHINE GORDON (part 1 of 2)
In part one, Josie talks about how she got into racing, her first experiences as a jockey, what things are like behind the scenes and how she prepares for her rides.