Posted on Feb 14, 2019
Mark Irving, Peg Duenow
Mark Irving grew up in Yorkshire U.K. and went to the same school as the famous Guy Fox.  He was a professional Jockey for 20 years and began working with horses at a very young age.  
Mark won his first race at Ascot Racecourse in the U.K. at age 16 as an apprentice jockey.  He career highlights  including riding for the Queen of England and throughout Europe where he won over 200 races.   
Mark has over 600 wins in the U.S and was the leading turf rider at Canterbury Park.  In his spare time, he is a Racing Events Ambassador at Canterbury Park and finds replacement homes for retired thoroughbreds.
 “As a Racing Ambassador for Canterbury Park, he assists with corporate events and speaks to visitors about his experiences as a professional Jockey.