2019 THE JOCKEY CLUB ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
WINNER: Aodhagan Conlon
RUNNERS-UP: Adele Mulrennan & Anthony Freeman
Three finalists for the JETS Richard Davis Achievement Award were selected by the judging panel. Aodhagan Conlon (Trainee Sports Psychologist), Anthony Freeman (Plumbing and Heating Engineer) and Adele Mulrennan (Presenter) were shortlisted from the original set of entries and were presented with their Awards by BHA Chair Annamarie Phelps. Former Jump jockey Aodhagan Conlon won the £3000 prize. Aodhagán Conlon began pursuing his career as a Sports Psychologist whilst still riding as a Jump jockey when he started studying for a degree at Bath Spa University using a JETS scholarship. His passion for this aspect of sporting performance and mental well-being has seen him continue his studies for five years building up his practical experience alongside his academic qualifications. He works with athletes across sport and is a Performance Consultant for the PJA. With the help of JETS.
2019 IJF PROGRESS AWARD WINNER – EVA MOSCROP
Eva rode for five years until 2016 before injuries and lack of opportunities led to her embarking on a completely new career, opening the award winning Cortado Express coffee shop on Newmarket High Street in September 2018.
2019 BHA CURRENT JOCKEY CPD AWARD WINNER -AIDEN BLAKEMORE
Aiden has demonstrated a fantastic attitude through his work with Jockey Coach Kim Tinkler and has a very proactive approach to personal development, completing a NVQ Level 3 in Racehorse management and Level 1 coaching qualification whilst also managing his fitness and nutrition very effectively too.