In the spirit of Racing Staff Week here is an interview with Will, who works as a groom and is also our main tractor driver at the Stud.
Staff Name: William
What got you into racing and working with horses?
Marrying the boss’s grand-daughter
What is the best thing about your job?
Using my training around the yard to get the job done
What is the best piece of advice you’ve received?
Don’t get hurt
What accomplishment are you most proud of?
Welcoming the two hobbits into the world
As a child, what did you wish to become when you grew up?
If you could time travel, when would you go?
I’m skim through the greatest points in history
Who would you take with you if you were sent to live on a desert island for a month?
Who would you make sure wasn’t there when you arrived on your desert island?
Anyone who would rather be on the phone
What personality characteristic has gotten you in the most trouble?
My lack of empathy
If you had to pick a new name for yourself, what name would you pick?
Lord William Bailey
What’s the most courageous thing you’ve ever done?
Climbing lighting structures in a previous job
When you’re having a bad day, what do you do to make yourself feel better?
Put an audio book on
What is the funniest thing you have ever seen a stranger do?
Fall off a stage
Do you think cats ever have regrets?
Yes, if they urinate on my tractor they definitely do
What’s the one food you could never bring yourself to eat?
What fictional character do you wish you could meet?
What was the funniest way that you have been injured?
I don’t get injured
If your life was a movie, what songs would be the soundtrack?
Lego Movie – “Everything Is Awesome”
Who would play you in a movie of your life?
What TV catchphrase do you most enjoy using?
What song do you have to sing along with when you hear it?
All of the power ballads
What game are you really good at?
Do you think of yourself as being naughty or nice?
If you could shop for free at one store, which one would you choose?
If you could marry a fictional character, who would it be and why?
Lara Croft – she’d never be at home
If you could read minds, whose would you want to read?
My wife’s – I might then not be in trouble so often.