Episode 7 - The one where Frankie talks Royal Ascot...George and Charlie: Off the Bridle add
So, when our good friends at Fitzdares asked if we’d like to take the pod on tour to the prestigious Annabel’s in Mayfair, how could we refuse? Especially given that the one and only Frankie Dettori joined us to chat about his rides at Royal Ascot. Even better, George manfully took the helm after @RushmerPR got lost – or something like that – in east London. Enjoy...
Episode 6 - The One With Just Us…George and Charlie: Off the Bridle add
Here’s Episode 6 and George and Charlie mix reflections on the Derby with their thoughts about gallops mornings. With insights from both of their stables and news on upcoming runners, the boys convey what it’s really like to train in Newmarket, the historic home of horseracing.
Episode 5 - We’re hired: the one with Luisa from The ApprenticeGeorge and Charlie: Off the Bridle add
Possibly the best episode so far; definitely the episode with the most laughs. Apprentice runner-up Luisa Zissman is a magnificent guest, joining us in the Kings Head, Dullingham straight after riding out on the gallops for George. Luisa is preparing to compete in the Magnolia Cup at Goodwood and her latest outing on the Newmarket Heath won’t be forgotten by anyone who witnessed it... ’Watch out! I’m coming through, I’m so sorry!” Luisa also offers a real behind the scenes insight into her time on The Apprentice. The boys are in great form too – guess which one got identified by a stranger after doing a reading at a wedding last weekend? And find out which of the guys once had a pierced eyebrow and also won a dance-off in his younger years? It’s all in episode 5!
Episode 4 - The one with the DoylerGeorge and Charlie: Off the Bridle add
With the first Classics of 2019 upon us we thought it was time for a real heavyweight guest – hence multiple Group 1-winning jock and all-round top guy James Doyle joins us in the Kings Head, Dullingham for a wide-ranging chat. There’s insight on being part of the Godolphin team, as well as finding out his every-day breakfast cereal of choice – and a whole lot more besides. Meanwhile George has a smile on his face after getting back among the winners, Charlie gives us the lowdown on his exciting colt King Ottokar. And there is all the usual jibber-jabber, plus corking revelations about Fellowes’ schooldays sprinting exploits – worth the admission feel alone!
Episode 3 Extra - Big News!George and Charlie: Off the Bridle add
Episode 3 Extra - Big News! by George and Charlie: Off the Bridle
Episode 3 - The one we’ve been looking forward to... here’s Hayley!George and Charlie: Off the Bridle add
It was very good having Oli Bell on the pod for Episode 2 but we thought we’d get ourselves a proper star guest for Episode 3 – so we put a call into Hayley Turner and, of course, she was great fun. Hayley gives us an insight into weighing-room life – Havlin loves his music, Norton is good for boxing chat – while she also recalls glorious Group 1 days on Dream Ahead and Margot Did. There’s also some football rivalry chat between Notts County fan ‘H’ and Forest follower Fellowes. Talking of Charlie and, not forgetting George, they’ve both been off on stag do’s – messy, very messy, certainly in Fellowes’ case. Plenty of news too from the track... it’s all here in Episode 3!
Episode 2 - The one with Oli Bell...George and Charlie: Off the Bridle add
We thought having a special guest along would ensure Episode 2 wasn’t all about Charlie... but somehow the plan backfired. Our first guest, Oli Bell from ITV Racing, was of course an absolute star with tales of his recent Frodon-Frost moment at Cheltenham alongside an insight on his boxing ‘career’ plus loads of other great stuff. Oli was indeed a brilliant first guest and yet Fellowes trumps him and co-host Scott – who himself provides a top Deontay Wilder stalking story – with an extraordinary wedding-aisle yarn (the fainting Rev!). In another Fellowes belter, he also explains how he managed to get his hand broken by England bowler Matthew Hoggard on a stag do. Frankly, there are parts of Episode 2 that are just an astounding listen...we hope you agree!
4min 14sec – Charlie ends up at the wrong house on his way to a party – only there’s far more to it than that
7min 56sec – George stalks heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder on the LA streets
10min 02sec – It’s our very first guest – Mr Oli Bell. Time to talk Frodon …and Matt Chapman
21min 31sec – Oli on the time he was called a ‘lunatic’ by The Queen
34min 06sec – part one of a Fellowes double-header…the time he had his hand broken by England cricketer Matthew Hoggard
35min 34sec – and part two…Fellowes and his very own ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ moment…the fainting Rev.
43min 58secs – George and Charlie turn their attention to the upcoming Turf season and their respective Lincoln hopes
Episode 1 - The BetGeorge and Charlie: Off the Bridle add
A serious issue to start with – prize money and potential boycotts. Once the boys have got that off their chests they reflect on the highs (and occasional low) from their respective ongoing Dubai World Cup Carnival campaigns. The chat then turns to a recent London lunch – settlement for a match bet between the pair. Find out also which one of the lads lost his iPad after a glass or two too many and hear Charlie’s verdict on Martin O’Neill’s arrival at his beloved Nottingham Forest.