A Few Things You Didn't Know About Jockey James Sullivan


03 May 2018

Our Racing Expert Bobby Beavers caught up with jockey James Sullivan. Here’s a few things you might not know about the Group 2 winning jockey… 


What was your first job?

Apprentice to James Burns 


Using one word, how would you describe your first ride?



One word your friends would describe you as?

Probably Quiet 


What horse are you most looking forward to riding this season?

Sovereign Debt


Pint or Prosecco



Which person in the racing World do you most look up to?

John Gosden 


Over the years, what has been your "lucky" Racecourse?



What's your favourite food?

Spaghetti Bolognese   


What horse, dead or alive, would you most like to ride?



Towie or Geordie Shore?

I don't watch either


What's your most memorable win?

Sovereign Debt's win in the Diomed Stakes at Epsom on Derby Day.


If you could ride at any racecourse in the world, where would it be?

Happy Valley in Hong Kong 


What would be your profession if you weren't a jockey?

I've no idea, I wanted to be a P.E teacher when I was at school


What has been the highlight of your career so far?

Sovereign Debt 


What's your party trick?

I fall asleep sometimes 


Who's your favourite jockey of all time?

Mick Kinane 


Cold winter holiday or holiday on the beach?

Holiday on the beach 


Emmerdale of Coronation Street?



Enable or Cracksman?



Night in with Mrs or night out with the lads?

Night in with the Mrs


X Factor or The Voice?

X Factor 


Fish and Chips or a Sunday Roast?

Sunday Roast 


Tea or Coffee?



Sprinters or Stayers?



Doncaster Racecourse

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