Janet Evans, Stable Lass/ Travelling Lass

 

FULL NAME:  Janet Anne Evans

 

JOB TITLE: Groom

 

WHEN DID YOU ARRIVE AT WEST ILSLEY?:1989 

 

FAVOURITE HORSES AT WEST ILSLEY?: Kasseiopia - she used to beg for polos

 

BEST ADVICE YOU’VE BEEN GIVEN?: Never sleep in the afternoons

 

FAVOURITE RACECOURSE?: Salisbury

 

LEAST FAVOURITE RACECOURSE?: Goodwood

 

WHICH RACE WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO WIN?: Epsom Oaks

 

WHO WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO MEET?: Jamie Redknapp (ooh young man!)

 

FAVOURITE SPORTS?: Racing, football & extreme ironing

 

LEAST FAVOURITE SPORTS?: Golf, rugby

 

FAVOURITE FILM?: Any serial killer type film

 

FAVOURITE BOOK?:Black Beauty

 

FAVOURITE TV PROGRAMME?: Hustle

 

WHAT/WHO REALLY ANNOYS YOU?: Lazy people

 

GIVE US A TWO YEAR OLD FOR 2012: Graphic Guest

 

WHAT IS THE BEST DAY OF YOUR RACING LIFE: Leading up Harmonic Way to win Stewards' Cup. Keith used to ride him every day and my son used to come up to evening stables and brush him every night.

 

WHAT IS THE BEST BET YOU’VE EVER HAD?: I don't bet 

 

WHAT WOULD BE YOUR SPECIALIST SUBJECT ON MASTERMIND?: ironing

 

FAVOURITE NIGHT OUT?: A meal with kids and parents

 

FAVOURITE HOLIDAY DESTINATION?:Mexico

 

BEST/WORST SUBJECTS AT SCHOOL?: Best maths/ Worst needle work - cant even sew a button on

 

WHAT KEEPS YOU AWAKE AT NIGHT?: A cold nose in my face and its not Keith's!

 

WHAT IS THE FUNNIEST THING THAT YOU’VE SEEN IN RACING?: When 1 of Lord Huntingdon's apprentices got ran away with up the woodchip at a steady canter. He couldnt pull up and went down Gilbert's Gallop the wrong way came along the bottom of the shoots. He then went up the five but all at a really steady canter - we had got fed up waiting and were walking home!

 

FAVOURITE MRC MOMENT?: Shouting at Tommy Tickle up at the collecting ring and throwing his flat cap at him. It just missed the horses head who promptly whipped round, Tommy nearly fell of so the boss started shouting at him again!

Janet Evans, Stable Lass/ Travelling Lass
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