Tom Bellamy's Horse Racing Blog

Tom Bellamy - horse racing ambassador

To enhance our horse racing content, has teamed up with national hunt jockey Tom Bellamy, who will be our horse racing ambassador.

Tom will bring you his thoughts on national hunt racing throughout the calendar year, with additional focus around big meetings such as the Cheltenham Festival and Aintree Grand National meeting.

Look out for Tom’s written blogs, audio appearances on our podcast and You Tube videos, offering vital insight and content through the eyes of a jockey.

Tom Bellamy’s Latest Horse Racing Blog

Tom Bellamy Cheltenham Festival 2023 Preview

Ahead of the Cheltenham Festival we sat down with Tom to discuss the Cheltenham Festival and get his thoughts on the week.

We’ve got updates on Edwardstone and Paisley Park, plus Tom’s thoughts on Constitution Hill, Galopin Des Champs, Shishkin, some horses he would love to ride, and a dark horse to follow in a race on the Friday.

About Tom Bellamy

Having ridden over 250 winners in his career so far, Tom Bellamy is one of the top jockeys in the National Hunt weighing room.

Tom rides predominantly for Alan King & Emma Lavelle and is no stranger to success at the highest level of National Hunt racing.

In recent years, Tom has showcased his talent in winning top handicaps including the BetVictor Gold Cup (Splash Of Ginge), SkyBet Chase (Go Conquer) & Greatwood Hurdle (Harambe).

Tom posted a personal best for winners in a season in 2021/22 when riding 51 winners to victory, smashing his previous personal best of 37 which he achieved in 2020/21.

Grade 2 Victories

  • 25/02/2017 - Master Blueyes - Adonis Juvenile Hurdle
  • 03/02/2018 – Ballyoptic – Towton Novices’ Chase
  • 14/04/2021 – Manofthemountain – Silver Trophy Handicap Chase
  • 05/11/2022 – Hang In There – ‘Rising Star’ Novices’ Chase

Grade 3 Victories

  • 18/11/2017 – Splash Of Ginger - Gold Cup Handicap Chase
  • 19/01/2019 – Ballymoy – Holloway’s Handicap Hurdle
  • 17/11/2019 – Harambe – Greatwood Handicap Hurdle
  • 15/01/2022 – Eclair Surf - Classic Handicap Chase

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