RICHARD FARQUHAR – Football & Racing News – Star Sports

#BettingPeople: Trustee of Racing Welfare, Iggy’s Fund and 792nd Point Of Light Winner Richard Farquhar had a lifetime in racing before raising £500,000 ‘Walking The Courses’. Here’s his story with Simon Nott…

RICHARD FARQUHAR (part 1 of 3)

Richard talks about his father being a racing man who worked hard to send his children to good schools while travelling with horses. Needless to say his father was none too pleased when he dropped out of Exeter University, his next job was in betting shops and ultimately on the mean streets of Hackney.

RICHARD FARQUHAR (part 2 of 3)

Richard talks about his route into the City despite no degree, his continued involvement in betting and horse racing and his father’s death of pancreatic cancer the inspiration for his mammoth near 3,000 mile walk around Britain’s racecourses which raised half a million quid.

RICHARD FARQUHAR (part 3 of 3)

Richard talks about his role as a trustee of Racing Welfare and Iggy’s Fund, working as an advisor to trainers Dan and Clare Kubler and Warren Greatrex, his 792nd Point Of Light award and discusses if there are any other challenges on the horizon.





Author: Eugene Morris