What does it feel like to be perched on top of half a tonne of galloping thoroughbred around one of the top racecourses in country?

Thanks to Channel 4 Racing, now you can find out.

The broadcaster has released head-cam footage recorded by jockey Richard Hughes, while he was riding at Ascot last week (19 October).

The champion Flat jockey was riding Aiken in the 2m Long Distance Cup at QIPCO British Champions Day.

*Warning*: this video contains strong language