Peter Scudamore MBE

Trainer & Ex-Champion jockey


Peter Scudamore MBE

Former eight-time Champion jockey, Peter Scudamore MBE trains in Scotland. He co-trains Grand National winner ‘One For Arthur’.

Peter is a Racing Expert for

He is also is a well-known speaker, TV & media personality.


Peter Scudamore (known as ‘Scu’) is an eight-time Champion jump jockey, riding 1,678 winners in his 15 year career.

He was stable jockey for the record-breaking trainer Martin Pipe throughout the 80s and 90s. Peter now trains racehorses in Scotland with partner Lucinda Russell. 

Scu set the then all-time career record of 1,678 winners, and also set the record for the most winners in a season (221).

He won 13 times at the Cheltenham Festival, including 2 Champion Hurdles and the Queen Mother Champion Chase as well as winning the Hennessy Gold Cup twice, the Welsh Grand national 4 times and 2 Scottish Nationals.

After retirement, Peter became assistant trainer to his business partner Nigel Twiston-Davies. He is now assistant trainer to his partner Lucinda Russell at Arlary house in Scotland. Peter also works as a Racing Expert for, providing his unique experience and insight into all of the key racing meetings across the year.

The 61 year-old is a well-known and greatly respected media personality, often seen as an expert guest pundit or co-presenter on national TV and Radio and he writes a racing column for the Daily Mail.

Peter is the face of NetEnt’s racing casino game “Scudamore’s Super Stakes” and he recently published a book “The Scudamores: Three of a Kind” which reveals the life and times of one of racing’s best loved families (father Michael, Peter and son Tom).

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Sky Sports
BBC’s A Question of Sport
Daily Mail

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