LIBBY HOPWOOD – Football & Racing News – Star Sports

#BettingPeople: Australian Libby Hopwood is a former champion apprentice then successful professional jockey and rider of 324 career winners before a tragic fall during a race ended her career. Since then she has forged a career as a jockey’s manager, Sky TV presenter and tipster, as well as working on the ground with horses and running an ‘Only Fans’ page.

LIBBY HOPWOOD (part 1 of 3)

Libby talks about being brought up in the country on a cattle farm where she rode horses and her dad’s racing camels. She talks about how trying to fund a University place led to her career in the saddle and how her career as a professional jockey took off.

LIBBY HOPWOOD (part 2 of 3)

Libby talks about a tragic accident and fall at Murray Bridge racecourse which resulted in injuries that ended her career. She talks about getting over the incident mentally as well as physically after being told she’d never be fit to ride competitively again.

LIBBY HOPWOOD (part 3 of 3)

Libby talks about her tipping business, the state of gambling and horse racing in Australia and why she decided to start an ‘Only Fans’ page for punters and fans that were interested in more than just her tips.





Author: Eugene Morris