Eventmasters are delighted to announce that leading National Hunt jockey Tom Scudamore, will join us at the Cheltenham Festival 2017 as our Official Horse Racing Hospitality Ambassador.
Scudamore will follow in an illustrious line of leading jumps jockeys that have enjoyed the role of Eventmasters Horse Racing Ambassador at The Festival including Richard Johnson and Sir Anthony McCoy.
Despite losing out to the late Many Clouds in one of the great races ever seen at Cheltenham in the BetBright Trial Cotswold Chase last month – ‘Scu’ can still look forward to one the best rides of The Festival as he aims to partner Thistlecrack to Gold Cup success in March.
A third generation rider of the Scudamore Dynasty, his father Peter Scudamore winning the jockeys championship on eight occasions, while his grandfather Michael was a renowned rider and trainer.
Tom began his riding career in 1998 and won the British Amateur Jockey Championship in 2001. His career in recent times has been closely associated with the Pipe family; he first rode for the legendary Martin Pipe in 2007 and has been the retained jockey for David Pipe in recent seasons.
The 34-year-old has amassed over 1000 National Hunt winners so far in his career and he has been no stranger to big race wins, with nine Cheltenham Festival wins including Moon Racer, Dynaste and of course Thistlecrack.
On day one of the 2017 Festival, Scudamore will ride Moon Racer who is the favourite for opening race, the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, as the famous ‘Cheltenham Roar’ rings out around Prestbury Park.
Eventmasters Managing Director Denise Sheasby said: “We are so pleased that Tom will be joining in Silks@Frontrunners for the Cheltenham Festival.
“He is without doubt one of the leading names in National Hunt Racing and after his success at the Festival in recent seasons, we are sure he will provide out guests with fantastic insight and opinions.”
Cheltenham Festival Hospitality Packages on Sale
Eventmasters are delighted to provide official corporate hospitality packages for the Cheltenham Festival 2017, the highlight event of the National Hunt Season.
We can offer a wide-range of Cheltenham Festival Hospitality Packages for all four days including Silks@Frontrunners, The Venue and our Private Box.