Black Type recruits trainer Ben Pauling as National Hunt ambassador

Specialist racing bookmaker, Black Type has announced the appointment of Dual-Grade One winning trainer Ben Pauling as its official ambassador for the 2018/2019 National Hunt season.

Confirming, Pauling as new ambassador, Black Type marketing details that it has secured one of UK racing’s most promising and talented trainers, who will be providing unique insights and in-depth content on UK National Hunt yards.

Pauling began training at the start of the 2013 Season after 6 valuable years spent as the assistant to five-time Champion Trainer, Nicky Henderson. The trainer has his breakout season in 2017 when Willoughby Court won the Grade One Neptune Novice Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.

Stephen Davison, Head of Operations at Black Type said: “It’s fantastic to be able to welcome Ben Pauling to the Black Type team. He is a trainer that has achieved a huge amount in a short space of time, and with the quality of horses at his disposal, we can’t wait to see what the upcoming season holds.”

Aiming for further success with Black Type, Pauling trains a number of UK Racing’s hottest prospects, including; A Hare Breath (winner of Listed handicap hurdle at Sandown), Kildisart (won Silver Plate Handicap Hurdle at Cheltenham) and Global Citizen (winner of Grade 2 Dovecote novice hurdle at Kempton).

Ben Pauling said: “I am delighted to be an ambassador for Black Type for the upcoming season. I will have an exclusive weekly column ahead of my weekend runner – we have plenty of exciting horses this season and the whole team is hoping we can build on last year.”

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