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Behind the Scenes at the Stables


Hear from our sponsored apprentice Kieran Schofield, who will keep us up to date with life in the stables and the Weighing Room. Other guest blogs may also appear!

A Feeling of Déjà Vu



I can’t believe that I’ve done it for the second year in a row!  Winning back-to-back series of the Go Racing In Yorkshire Future Stars Apprentice Series is something that has never done before.  It’s a big achievement that I’m very happy with, as it has been a bit of a mixed season for me. […]

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Some Time Out



Well it’s always one of the dangers of the job but you put it to the back of your mind.  Then when it happens, you remember that it is part of the job and you have to deal with it. I had a fall at Nottingham on Thursday 1st August.  It wasn’t even during a […]

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Down to 5!



It’s been a while since my last update.  The amount of racing over the summer months is quite relentless and I have been all over the county and country in search of rides and winners. I’m currently without a car which means that if I can’t get a lift with one of the other jockeys […]

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The Racing Community



My sponsorship with Go Racing in Yorkshire seems to be involving me in a few things, not just riding the horses! Earlier this month (May) I went to help the team with a litter pick around Langton Wold Gallops in Malton. This was part of Racing Together’s Community Engagement Day, which provides racing with an […]

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From The Ground To The Clouds



With the flat season now in full swing, Go Racing in Yorkshire’s sponsored apprentice Kieran Schofield gives us an insight into his racing world. I’m getting very busy with racing now, although my ride on Tonquin Valley at Beverley’s opening meeting didn’t last too long.  He veered erratically left on leaving the stalls and we […]

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It’s All About The Flat



Go Racing in Yorkshire’s sponsored apprentice, Kieran Schofield, updates us with life on the yard. Although I’ve been ticking over on the all weather, the start of the turf season is fast approaching which I’m really looking forward to. We were all gutted to see Definitly Red brought down in the Gold Cup at Cheltenham […]

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Introducing Kieran Schofield – Go Racing in Yorkshire’s Sponsored Apprentice 2019



The winner of the 2018 Future Stars Apprentice Series, organised by Go Racing in Yorkshire was 25-year-old Kieran Schofield. Finishing eight points clear of his nearest rival, Kieran earned 53 points and a prize of a saddle from White Rose Saddlery, plus sponsorship for 2019 from Go Racing in Yorkshire. Initially, it wasn’t racing that […]

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