Unique chance to ride around Aintree with Sam Waley-Cohen and Long Run!
Ever dreamt of riding round the world famous unique Grand National course? A truly unique opportunity for one person to experience riding the course, bypassing the fences, in the company of Sam Waley-Cohen, the amateur jockey who has the best winning record of any jockey over the course since 1945. So far Sam has won six races and been placed seven times including three times in the Grand National itself. Hear first hand the thoughts and strategies of how to win the most famous jump races in the world. This is truly a one off that will never be offered again.
Aintree is the birthplace of the IJF, started by John Lawrence (later Lord Oaksey) after jockey Paddy Farrell suffered a career-ending fall in the 1964 Grand National just four months after former champion Tim Brookshaw career had been ended by injury.
Sam, who is a Trustee of the IJF, intends to accompany you on Long Run, assuming all is well, on whom he won the 2011 Cheltenham Gold Cup.
After riding round the Grand National course, Rose Paterson, the Chairman of Aintree, has invited two of you to lunch and racing in the Jockey Club box with badges and car pass included.
To take place before racing on Thursday 6th April 2017, the first day of The Randox Health Grand National Meeting.
No children under 16 years old. A horse will not be provided and must be fully vaccinated.
This unique event is being offered at the Auction at Aintree on 23rd October at the Countryside Alliance lunch. It is also possible to bid on-line or by telephone. The proceeds of this Lot will be divided between the Injured Jockeys Fund and the Countryside Alliance.