Marquand comes out on top in Apprentice Championship
19th Oct 2015 | News
Fellow BRS Graduate Jack Garritty kept the fight alive with a double on Friday but after drawing a blank in two rides at Ascot on Saturday, the pacesetter Marquand added a final winner at Catterick to take his tally to 54 wins for the 2015 season.
The 17-year-old, who collected the £5,000 first prize, added his name to a roll of honour that includes other BRS Graduate such as Seb Sanders, Royston Ffrench, William Buick, Paul Hanagan and Oisin Murphy, plus many more.
“It’s unbelievable to be in this position,” Marquand told the Racing Post “Twelve months ago I hadn’t even ridden in a race and it was only in December I rode my first winner. I’d like to thank my boss Richard Hannon, agent Sashi Righton and all the trainers and owners who’ve supported me.”