Jonjo O'Neill Proud Of Son After Lanzarote Victory

⚡️Get up to £100 in Bet Credits⚡️
Up to £100 in Bet Credits for new customers at bet365. Min deposit £5. Bet Credits available for us upon settlement of bets to value of qualifying deposit. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus

Jonjo O'Neill Proud Of Son After Lanzarote Victory

On Sunday, Jonjo O'Neill spoke highly of his son - Junior’s (jnr) achievements, after his biggest victory to date in Saturday's Lanzarote Hurdle aboard Big Time Dancer.

O'Neill senior, who was one of the greatest jump jockeys of all time and in recent years applied his trade successfully as a trainer, has played a pivotal part of his 20-year-old son’s growth and development.

(Credit: Racing Post) He said: "It was nice to see him [Jnr] ride a good winner on the telly and the fact it was for someone else is important.

“He's mad keen, he's always wanted to do it and has worked hard at it. It's great to see it come right.

“He helps out in the yard and when he wants a bit of advice he usually asks. But he rides for other people and wants to make it as a freelance – that's important to him,” Jonjo Senior concluded.

A graduate of the pony racing circuit, Jnr has now ridden 26 jumps winners, including four on the Flat since starting out in 2015. Big Time Dancer however, was arguably his most emphatic success so far.

On the crown of the bend for home; in the 39th running of the £45,000 Unibet Lanzarote Handicap Hurdle, you could hear from Mark Johnson’s commentary that ‘the eye was drawn to a motionless Jonjo O’Neill jnr on Big Time Dancer’.

The 6yo glided through the field, picking off rivals one by one, before delivering his challenge over the final flight and asserting up the run-in... a mirror image of some of his father’s most famous victories aboard the likes of Sea Pigeon and Dawn Run.

O'Neill senior also responded to O’Neill junior’s great determination to bounce back from injury, after spending much of last season on the sidelines.

“He weighs things up, susses things out and thinks about the job," said O'Neill senior.

"Although he's not had the greatest of luck with injuries, hopefully it will be onwards and upwards now and he'll keep improving with experience,” he finished.

⚡️Get up to £100 in Bet Credits⚡️
Up to £100 in Bet Credits for new customers at bet365. Min deposit £5. Bet Credits available for us upon settlement of bets to value of qualifying deposit. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus

Free Bets & Offers

🚀 Bet £5 Get £20 in Free Bets!
FIRST SINGLE & E/W BET ONLY. ODDS OF 1/1 OR GREATER.2 X £10 BET TOKENS. FREE BET STAKES NOT INCLUDED IN RETURNS. FREE BETS ARE NON WITHDRAWABLE. NO FREE BET EXPIRY. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS. FURTHER T&CS APPLY. 18+. BEGAMBLEAWARE.ORG
Claim Bonus
GET A £20 RISK FREE FIRST BET!
New customers only. Sportsbook bets only, minimum odds 1/5 (1.2). Refunds are awarded as CASH, up to a max of £20 . Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal are eligible. Qualifying bet must be placed and settled within 30 days of account opening. T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus
Deposit £20. Get £20 risk-free!
New customers only. Deposit £20 using Debit/Credit Card, bank transfer or Trustly. Up to your first £20 of losses will be refunded as CASH within 24 hours of qualifying bet having been settled. T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus
🚀 GET UP TO £50 IN FREE BETS 🚀
New customers only. Min deposit £20 to £50 to get free bets. Free bets rewarded as 4 free bets that total deposit amount. Free bets unlocked when real money bets (min odds 1/2) totalling free bet amount are placed within first 7 days. Min odds 1/2, 2+ legs & expire in 7 days. Winnings credited in cash. Full T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus
🌟 Bet £5 & Get £30 in Free Bets 🌟
New customers only. Deposit and place a £5 qualifying bet add odds of 2.00 or greater within 7 days of opening a new account; excludes cashed out bets. Receive 2x £10 free sports bets, valid on set events only at odds 2.00 or greater, expires in 7 days, plus a £10 casino bonus, expires in 7 days. Wager the casino bonus 35x to withdraw winnings. Credit/debit card deposits only. Geographical restrictions and T&Cs apply. Please gamble responsibly.
Claim Bonus
🏆£20 RISK FREE first bet at Paddy Power on any sports market - money back in CASH if your selection loses 🏆
New customers only, limited to one per person. If you’ve previously had a Paddy Power account, you will not qualify for the offer. Place your FIRST bet on any Sportsbook market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £20. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply. Paddy's Rewards Club: Get a £10 free bet when you place 5x bets of £10+. T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus
🔵 Bet £5 & Get £20 in Free Bets! 🔵
18+ Eligible UK+IRE players. Paypal & some deposit & bet types excl. Min first £5 bet within 14 days of account reg at min odds 1/2 = 4x £5 free bets. Free bets valid for 7 days, stake not returned. No cashout, restrictions + T&Cs apply
Claim Bonus
Bet £10 & Get £30 In Free Bets 🚀
New Customers Only in UK. Min Deposit: £10. Free Bet up to £30. Credit/Debit Card deposits only. Free Bet credited upon playthrough of first deposit. Deposit must be wagered at 3/4 (1.75)+ Full Terms Apply
Claim Bonus
When The Fun Stops. Stop.