Cheltenham Festival-winning jockey Bryony Frost is to try her hand as a professional and will have her first ride in that sphere on Sunday.
Frost will have her first ride in the professional ranks for her father, Grand National-winning rider Jimmy Frost, on Grissom in the Compare Racing Odds At bookies.com Selling Hurdle at Southwell this weekend.
Frost enjoyed her finest hour as an amateur on Pacha Du Polder for her boss, Paul Nicholls, in the Foxhunter Chase in March.
“We’ve talked about it for a little while. She’s been doing so well we thought it would be the best thing she could do,” said Nicholls.
“She’s got her first ride on Sunday. I haven’t got much to run this week until the end of the week.
“She’ll joining in with the other lads I’ve got. She rides as well as the lads, so I’m sure she’ll do very well.”