2020 THE JOCKEY CLUB ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
WINNER: Kylie Manser-Baines
RUNNERS-UP: Ollie Garner & John Pritchard
Three finalists for the JETS Richard Davis Achievement Award were selected by the judging panel. Ollie Garner (owner of Cotswold Forage), Kylie Manser-Baines (Retraining of Racehorses & Firefighter) and John Pritchard (owner, Charbel Blinds) were shortlisted from the original set of entries and former Flat jockey Kylie Manser-Baines Conlon won the £3000 prize. Kylie retired from riding in 2011 and initially set up a Racehorse Rehoming business before realising an early ambition of joining the fire service. She used JETS to help her with the detailed application process before being recruited and undertaking an intensive eleven week training course. She now works for the London Fire Brigade and manages to combine her new career alongside her successful racehorse business in Kent where she rehomes around 50 racehorses every year.
2020 IJF PROGRESS AWARD WINNER – JORDAN VAUGHAN
Former Apprentice jockey, Jordan Vaughan, rode for five years before retiring from riding in 2017. Having always been fascinated with the anatomy of a horse, Jordan used JETS to help identify what courses he needed to do in order to qualify as a farrier. He is now carrying out his Level 3 Apprenticeship based in Newmarket.
2020 BHA CURRENT JOCKEY CPD AWARD WINNER -GAIA BONI
Gaia had shown huge commitment to developing in all aspects of her life and worked hard with her Jockey Coach Michael Tebbut and personal trainer at the Racing Centre. She had worked hard on developing her communications skills and developing qualifications and interests in wider aspects of the racing industry.