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Dan Watkinson

Dan Watkinson

Position: Treadmill operator/ Groom

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Worked here since – January 2021
Favourite horse – King of tonga
Favourite racecourse – York
Most memorable moment – Seeing frankel win the 2012 Juddmonte International whilst standing on the finish line.
Best thing’s about working here – Positive atmosphere amongst the staff, big yard with plenty of nice horses.
What got you into racing – Living opposite York racecourse and going to every meeting from a young age.
Career ambition – To lead up a group 1 winner.
Likes – Going to the races in the summer and going to the pub.
Dislikes – Cold rainy weather.
Hobbies – Playing cricket.
Favourite film/tv/music – The bill.
What 3 items would you take with you on a desert island – My partner Emily, my son Louie and some ear plugs.
What horse would you like to own and why – Frankel, knowing everyone at the course is there to see my horse run.

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