Traveling Head Lad - Seamus O’Flaherty
Seamus previously worked in Ireland, a graduate from RACE, he rode as an exercise rider for Jim Bolger before achieving an apprenticeship with The Irish Thoroughbred Breeders Association, where he rode for Tracy Collins as part of a placement scheme for the best part of the year. Seamus then made the move to England, where he spent nearly 3 years as an exercise rider to Luca Cumani, working alongside Amy. He joined the Amy Murphy Racing team as Travelling Head Lad in 2017 and to date has racked up a total mileage of 55,000 miles in the company horsebox alone. Seamus is a competent work rider and a greatly valued member of our team.
Favourite Horse: Another vote for Mercian Prince!
Fun Fact: Seamus boasts he can ride a unicycle but we are yet to test this theory.
Favourite Race of the Year: The Grand National