‘Nothing beats winning’: a rising star, a battle-scarred veteran, two Cheltenham journeys

‘Nothing beats winning’: a rising star, a battle-scarred veteran, two Cheltenham journeys
 

“She’s free as a bird,” Paddy Brennan says of Bryony Frost as he rocks in his kitchen chair and opens his arms wide to show the soaring rise of his fellow jockey. Brennan knows, after all his highs and lows, how different he feels on the inside. But his face creases in a smile as he thinks of Frost, of all her hope and youth, as his arms fall slowly down.
The Cheltenham Festival begins on Tuesday and Brennan and Frost offer compelling stories. Frost is the new star of jump racing, an exuberant young woman riding waves of success and publicity, and on Wednesday she and Black Corton race for... read more

 
12 March 2018 in Sport, Views: 20
Source: Guardian
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