Victoria Pendleton: Amateur jockey pipped into second on first ride under Rules

Victoria finished second aboard Royal Etiquette at Ripon in her first ride as an amateur jockey
Victoria finished second aboard Royal Etiquette at Ripon in her first ride as an amateur jockey

The incredible transformation from decorated track cyclist to fully fledged amateur jockey was completed today when Victoria Pendleton finished second aboard Royal Etiquette in her first race since being granted a Category A Amateur Rider licence last week...


"The excitement grew with just three furlongs to run when Pendleton sent the Lawney Hill-trained Royal Etiquette for home, holding a clear advantage as the chasers started to close."

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