Neil Callan, a two-time UK Champion Jockey runner-up, has been sponsored by the online betting giant, 888sport for the 2022 UK Flat season.
Neil Callan is a horse racing rider from Ireland. He has been consistently rated among the top riders in the UK jockeys’ championship, finishing second in 2005 (151 wins) and 2007. (170 wins). In his very first three months in Hong Kong in 2010/2011, he rode five victories. The Irish rider spent ten years in Hong Kong, winning £37.1 million in cash prizes including around 4,000 races, and this winter he was dominating the competition in Bahrain.
Callan will wear the betting company’s branding on his riding gear and will keep a blog updated all through the season, according to the deal’s agreement.
Callan said, “I’m delighted to be partnering with a brand like 888sport for the 2022 season.
“I’ve really enjoyed my return to the UK and have built up some good relationships with a number of trainers.
“I’m looking forward to a very busy season ahead and hope I can provide 888sport’s customers with some good insights along the way.”
“888sport is delighted to be sponsoring Neil. He enjoyed a hugely successful career in Hong Kong and we are really looking forward to working with him and supporting him on his return to take on the new generation of UK and Irish flat racing stars,” stated, Kieran Spellman, VP Head of Sport at 888sport.