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Pickard chosen for first Kyne Wilson Scholarship
Sally and PaulPAUL PICKARD has been chosen as the first beneficiary of the new scholarship created by Beverley racecourse in memory of Jamie Kyne and Jan Wilson, who died in the Malton fire in September. Paul Pickard: "it is a great honour" Pickard, 22, who is based with trainer Paul Midgeley, will receive a package in 2010 worth in the region of £4,000 aimed at assisting with fitness, improving confidence, raising his profile in the sport, and helping source on-going sponsorship.From January he will be sponsored by Beverley, and wear its branded logos on his riding gear, while the track is also organising a new website for him. Pickard, who finished fifth in this year's apprentice jockeys' championship with 30 winners, said: "It is a great honour to be the first recipient of the Kyne Wilson Scholarship. "Jamie was a great friend, and I rode against Jan several times, and both are sadly missed in the weighing room. I intend to do the pair of them proud and am looking forward to my association with Beverley racecourse."

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