Interview: RORY DELARGY: Nurtured by his father’s passion for the sport Rory fell in love with racing at an early age. His first forays including having a crack at the ITV7 and visiting betting shops when luckily no ID was required. On moving to London he worked in a variety of jobs including with Ladbrokes but culminating in becoming an alumni of the legendary Tony Bloom. Punditry followed including with Timeform, Cheltenham and William Hill Radio. Rory still works as a pundit and freelance writers for several titles including The Irish Field.
RORY DELARGY (part 1 of 3)
Meeting Rory Delargy, freelance journalist with the Irish Field, he talks of his early days taking on the ITV 7 in his native Ireland with his Dad, visiting betting shops at a tender age, meeting Andrew Mount and success in the Scoop 6, working for Timeform Radio and meeting Tony Calvin.
RORY DELARGY (part 2 of 3)
In the second part of his interview Rory talks of moving to London and working in places as varied as exclusive Girl’s Schools and Betting Shops, after working for Ladbrokes he turned professional punter then joined Premier Bet, Star Lizard and Tony Bloom.
RORY DELARGY (part 3 of 3)
In the final part of his interview Rory talks, radio, Timeform, Cheltenham and William Hill. Plus Betfair, Tony Calvin and the Derby Awards, the Tote, the state of racing today and all that while the Beast From the East blew in.
Simon Nott is author of:
Skint Mob!: Tales from the Betting Ring