5 Rugby players who love horse racing

2. Alex Cuthbert

The Welsh, Lions and Cardiff Blues wing started his rugby career with a bang, making his Welsh debut at just 21 years old. Although he was in Gloucester city’s football academy, it was show-jumping that he could have made his name.

The country boy rode horses at a young age, Cuthbert travelled around the UK riding in multiple competitions.

Unfortunately due to his rugby commitments he can’t ride but maybe in the future when he has retired from rugby we might see him more involved in racing and show jumping!

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