Interview with Paul Hanagan

Posted in 2014 Posts; Posted 7 years ago
Hanagan Clouds Rest

Find out more about former Champion Jockey Paul Hanagan, including a possible contender for next year's Derby...

What is your motto in life?

Work hard


What is the best piece of advice you have ever been given?

Treat others as you wish to be treated yourself


What do you do to relax?

Spend time with the family


How old were you when you first sat on a horse?



What is your proudest achievement so far?

Becoming Champion Jockey for the first time in 2010


What would you say are your strengths as a jockey, which give you an edge in a race?

I am strong in a finish


If you could win one race what would it be and why?

The Derby – simply the best race in the world


Is there a horse in the Fahey or Hamdan Al Maktoum stable which might make that a reality?

Nafaqah (Barry Hills). Ran an eyecatching race when fourth in the Chesham Stakes at Royal Ascot on his debut.


And finally, what do you think the future holds for our little superstar, Clouds Rest?

Lots of fun and some great days out for her owners!