Interview: #BettingPeople JASON WEAVER (part 1 of 2)
HWPA Broadcaster of the Year 2019 Jason Weaver talks about winning his award and getting into the media game after retiring as a jockey aged 30. He explains that his first love was Rugby and not racing, falling in love with horses, buying his first pony for Â£32 and a fridge-freezer. Starting his racing career with Luca Cumani, winning the Champion Apprentice title with 60 winners then riding 200 winners the following season as a professional. He describes his struggle with the scales from an early age and great friendship with Frankie Dettori. He talks fondly of Pat Eddery and the type trainers that it’s a nightmare to ride for.