Sam Waley-Cohen has been disregarded of pocket regardless of storming to victory within the Randox Grand National at Aintree on Saturday.
The 39-year-old, who’s an in depth good friend of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, guided house 50-1 shot Noble Yeats. But as the primary newbie to win the world-famous steeplechase in 32 years, he missed out on the successful jockey’s seven per cent lower of the £500,000 prize money.
Waley-Cohen, who runs a string of dental practices, was additionally fined £400 and banned for 9 days for extreme use of the whip and faces an extra depletion of his funds when he honours a promise to fix the gap-toothed smile of stable lad Mick Molloy.
“When I got on the horse in the paddock, Mick smiled at me and there was a big gap where one of his teeth was missing and he said, ‘If he wins, you’ll fix my tooth won’t you?’” Waley-Cohen stated as he mirrored on his win amongst household on the Warwickshire Stud.
“When he picked us up after the winning line, the first thing he said was ‘You will fix my tooth, won’t you?’ I’ve got to get him an implant now, so I’m the only person riding in Saturday’s race who has come out of it poorer than when he started it!”
Waley-Cohen ought to have the opportunity to take the monetary hit in his stride. “The dental business is busier than ever, it’s full on. We look after one million patients and there are 4,000 people in the company [Portman Dental].”
Waley-Cohen had introduced on Thursday that win, lose or draw at Aintree he would cling up his boots and he’s staying true to his phrase, regardless of his success.