Jackson, an Associate in the property dispute resolution team, made Cripps
history on Friday as she took part in the charity race at the Property Race Day
meet at Ascot.
Race Day is an annual event organised by the property industry as both a unique
networking event and a very successful fundraiser, generating over £1M for its
chosen charities to date (this year LandAid and a number of children’s
charities, including The Children’s Trust).
sporting the orange Cripps logo, took part in the amateur race which involves a
dash down the famous mile straight with 11 competitors from the property
industry on licensed race horses. If that wasn’t scary enough,
qualification for the event required each jockey to pass the rigorous British
Racing School fitness test and raise a minimum of £5,000 in sponsorship.
But for Freddie, normally more likely to be found on the polo field, the chance
to race on the same track that Frankel set alight was an opportunity she
afternoon of mixed fortunes at the bookmakers for Freddie’s fan club, the main
event got underway. The field was very tight for the first ½ mile, but as
the horses got into their stride gaps appeared and eventually Tom Faber from
Savills was able to secure a comfortable win. Freddie came in a very
to see a video from the day.