Born: 19 May, 1971

Lives: Preston, Lancs

School: Queen Elizabeth’s, Blackburn

Strengths: Chatting up women

Weaknesses: Still not being able to pull any of the above!

Likes: Any sport

Dislikes: People who complain

Hobbies: Going to watch Preston North End football club and to the pub

Favourite food: Chinese

Favourite drink: A pint of smooth bitter in the pub

Favourite horse: Invincible Lad. He put me on the map

Favourite holiday: Australia

Favourite music: The Verve

Favourite clothes: Anything but breeches

Hero/heroine: The Whitakers, because of their ability to ride different horses, and Hugo Simon for his determination

Pet hate: Manchester United

Ambition: To be happy and successful