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 Freebets.com, 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).
Top Scottish trainer Lucinda Russell invited Great British Racing to her yard in Kinross to film some of her superstars as they prepare for the pending Cheltenham Festival.
Peter Scudamore is to write a column for The Daily Mail with his thoughts, preview and analysis across the 2023 Cheltenham Festival. The former Champion jockey also joined
Peter Scudamore has become a racing expert for BetUK, providing his insight and racing knowledge on regular podcasts. Peter, who was crowned Champion jockey 8 times during his career
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