Wednesday, January 09, 2008

John Smith's People's Race 2008

John Smith's have recently announced the names of thirty two rookie jockeys who hope to progress to ride in the 2008 People's Race at Aintree on Grand National Day, Saturday 5th April. Following the first selection stage to be held in mid January, a maximum of sixteen contestants will be required to undertake further training. This year's intake includes two teachers, a public house licensee, a scrap metal dealer, a marketing officer from the University of Leeds, a nail technician, a shepherd and a 56 year old police officer from Coventry. Let the fun begin...

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