You may have chosen your potential winner by the snazzy colours the jockey is wearing, or the horse's name reminds you of a favourite holiday or strange type of confectionery but you will still be cheering them on just the same as the odds on favourite!
When we watch the race we focus on the horses - incredibly skilled athletes that battle with 39 other runners and fight for that front spot, but spare a thought for the fitness, skill and determination the jockey's need to make it around the 4 miles and still ride hard for that winning finish.
Great British Racing have recently been showcasing just how hard these jockeys work using #jockeyfit .With the help of fitness coaches and a Racewood RS simulator take a peak at some of the social media and press links below;
Racewood have been developing products to support and train jockeys worldwide since 1990 and we now have a wide range of products from our smaller exercisers to build fitness levels (I can manage about 30 seconds before I'm exhausted) to our top of the range MK10 with interactive race, heart rate monitor and jockey training program.
You can see one of our interactive machines used at the Northern Racing College Featured in BBC Midlands today (link to follow) and find out more about our wide range of products by taking a look on our product pages.