Victoria Pendleton: A quickfire Q&A
We asked @Betfair followers for their questions for Victoria - here are the answers...
What’s more fun riding bikes or horses?
In the last year have you ever doubted that you would succeed in this campaign?
It’s been a tough challenge and I’ve taken it one step at a time and not allowed myself to have doubts
What is your next challenge in racing?
Hopefully another Hunter Chase
How did you feel when you first jumped a fence?
It was like flying
What’s the most difficult. Riding on the track? Or riding over jumps?
It really does depend, on what track and which jumps. Neither is easy
Will you continue race riding after Cheltenham, will you consider Aintree?
Yes, but not at Aintree
How many times a week did you have to ride out over the past year?
Six days a week, including Xmas eve and Xmas day
How do you find the strength of character to go from a loss?
I find it easier to focus on the process and look at the facts rather than drawing on emotions
Wincanton aside, what has been your highlight to date?
Second place by a head at Milbourne, it was a great finish to ride in
How many times have you been over the line of schooling fences at Lawneys?
Hundreds, but it never gets boring