Aspiring jockeys advised to prioritise education

first_imgHe has very clear advice for anybody wanting to follow in his footsteps. Aspiring jockeys in Tipperary are being advised to complete their schooling before they turn professional.Ken Whelan, who was a jumps rider for over 20 years, says it’s good to have something to ‘fall back on’ if you don’t succeed in what is a very competitive sport.The Waterford native is currently a jockey’s agent working out of Cashel.last_img