Interview: MICHAEL HOLDING is one of the greatest bowlers in the history of test cricket. Now a commentator for Sky, horses have been a part of his life since childhood and he blends his time following the exploits of the England cricket team with daily visits to Freemasons Lodge, home to the great Sir Michael Stoute. In this special Betting People Interview, Holding talks about how he discovered racing, what the sport means to him, and reflects on an extraordinary cricketing career. Meeting Michael Holding.
MICHAEL HOLDING (part 1 of 3)
In part one, Michael Holding tells us about how he fell in love with horses, his early days at Caymanas Park, bookmaking in Jamaica and how he got into owning horses.
MICHAEL HOLDING (part 2 of 3)
In Part 2, Michael talks about his friendship with Sir Michael Stoute, the joy of being around his string at Freemasons Lodge, the benefits of racehorse ownership, and what racing can do better in terms of the raceday experience and representation, especially of BAME people in the sport.
MICHAEL HOLDING (part 3 of 3)
In Part 3, Michael talks about key moments from his cricketing career, including his response to Tony Greig’s infamous comments for the Windies famous 1976 tour of England, his infamous kicking of the stumps in the Windies New Zealand Tour, and who he believes is the greatest fast bowler of the modern era.