WATCH: Michael Owen Finishes 2nd On His Horse Racing Debut

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Former England and Premier League striker Michael Owen finished second on his debut as a jockey in a charity race at Ascot.

The 37 year old who played for Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle and Manchester United was one of 10 amateur riders to take part in the seven-furlong contest in aid of the Prince’s Countryside Trust.

Owen was briefly in front after making a move rounding the home turn, but ultimately finished in the runner-up spot behind Golden Wedding.

Watch the race below and listen to his post-race reaction.