Go Racing In Yorkshire runs an apprentice series.
Nurturing and encouraging talent is key to the continued sustainability of racing and Go Racing In Yorkshire, supported by White Rose Saddlery, is proud to promote a series for apprentice jockeys, The Go Racing In Yorkshire Future Stars Apprentice Series.
The 10 race series begins at Doncaster in March with a race at each Yorkshire course, before returning to Doncaster for the final in November. Points are awarded as follows;
|1st||18 points||4th||3 points|
|2nd||9 points||5th||2 points|
|3rd||6 points||6th||1 point|
Kieran Schofield is the latest winner of the series and the first to win back-to-back series. Not from a racing background, Kieran has always been a keen sportsman and had football trials with some top clubs, however once it was clear that his future lay else where he was encouraged to try racing due to his size and height and attended the National Horseracing College.
Kieran has since gained experienced in several different Yorkshire yards and also had a valuable three months in America with legendary Yorkshireman Michael Dickinson. He is currently attached to the Malton yard of Brian Ellison. Read Kieran’s blog here.