The 21-year-old spent the day at Jonjo O’Neill’s yard with fellow Love Island contestant Chris Hughes, but a switch to racing as a career won’t be on the cards anytime soon
LOVE ISLAND winner Kem Cetinay found himself on the wrong side of a racehorse on Monday as he visited Jonjo O’Neill’s training yard.
Kem visited the stables along with fellow Love Island contestant Chris Hughes where they were joined by former champion jump jockey Sir Anthony McCoy, Richie McLernon and Aidan Coleman.
Chris revealed that he is good friends with the Jackdaws-based trainer and took Kem along for a day out of his comfort zone.
Chris is a regular visitor to the yard as his dad, Paul, works for O’Neill as an electrician while his half-brother Tom Arkell is involved in the yard’s public relations.
Things didn’t go quite as smoothly for Kem as he was thrown off one of the racehorses just seconds after being given the leg up.
A new career as a jockey won’t be on the cards but the boys looked like they had plenty of fun and Kem was in good spirits afterwards and prepared to try again.
The 21-year-old tweeted: “Just wana say sorry to the horse lack of experience from me and the cameras obviously scared him…hopefully we can give it a go again soon x”
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