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Tim Vaughan #BettingPeople podcast
52:19#BettingPeople: Welsh trainer Tim Vaughan has enjoyed a successful career, training over 800 winners to date & training Grade 1 winners in the UK and Ireland. A former Champion Welsh point-to-point jockey, he became the youngest National Hunt trainer to record 100 winners in a season in 2012 & has gone from strength to strength since. Meeting Tim Vaughan with Simon Nott.
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Roy Harknett #BettingPeople podcast
45:51#BettingPeople: Roy Harknett left his Enfield home aged just 14 to work in Derby and Grand National winning trainer Willie Stephenson’s yard. In this three part #BettingPeople interview Roy talks about his youth working in yards, then returning as an adult in his 50’s to ride out again and drive horseboxes all over Europe.
Johnny Lights #BettingPeople podcast
1:27:29#BettingPeople: Johnny Lights was an omnipresent larger than life professional gambler on British racecourses for decades, one of the biggest players, and later, layers on the rails. He’s suffered from ill health for the last 13 years but was keen to tell his fascinating story.
Andrew Black #BettingPeople podcast
1:03:42#BettingPeople: Andrew Black helped change the world of betting when he Co-launched Betfair in 2000. Nothing has been the same since, for Black, who amassed a personal fortune and the betting industry which for which the ramifications were huge. The man that changed the game. In five parts.
Brett Lloyd #BettingPeople podcast
50:47#BettingPeople: Brett Lloyd started out working with racecourse bookmakers and getting a few marks. Everything changed for him when he got involved in the early days of betting in running, owning horses, landing gambles and buying sports cars with cash followed. He also worked as a bookmaker on the trotting circuit and on the rails at Cheltenham.
Liv Noble #BettingPeople podcast
32:40#BettingPeople: Lincolnshire Greyhound Trust (LGT) has become one of the most successful and respected greyhound homing centres in the country. After their Epping branch recently and successfully homed a greyhound called Goldie to the boss, Ben Keith, we at Star Sports thought it was about time we went to find out more about the charity, with great thanks to homer Liv Noble for giving us her time.
David Smalley #BettingPeople podcast
1:07:47#BettingPeople: David Smalley worked in academia and horseracing in tandem, in racing as a Starting Price Reporter and Columnist. He’s just written a book on his life ‘A Head Full Of Jolly Robins’. In this interview he talks about his varied life in ‘the game’.
Jordan Hopkins #BettingPeople podcast
44:07#BettingPeople: Jordan Hopkins has established himself as a serious judge of French racing form. His free tips on social media have attracted a growing following. So much so that he’s now recognised as a card that moves markets. He’s also sought after in the bloodstock industry and an authority in the studbook too.
Roland de Wolfe #BettingPeople podcast
1:00:42Roland de Wolfe is one the highest staking punters in the UK, he came to prominence as a top poker player after a modest career started with him writing about it in gambling magazine ‘Inside Edge’. Roland circulates in high rolling circles where he’s happy to make five figure side bets on live events with like minded friends. Feared by the bookmakers and up until now preferring to operate in anonymity, Roland has made the decision to show himself, answer some questions and dispel some myths. in four parts, our 250th #BettingPeople interview … with Simon Nott.