A true thoroughbred: There's now a racehorse called Laura Kenny (and she's tipped for success)

Laura Trott might have been more appropriate, but Kenny (the cyclist) wanted to use her married name

Laura Kenny can now taste success on the velodrome and the racecourse

(Image credit: Sunada/Harry Dunlop/Twitter)

Laura Kenny might be a familiar name to see at the front of races at the Lee Valley and Manchester velodromes, but there could soon be a Laura Kenny picking up wins at the likes of Epsom, Ascot, and Newmarket...

That's because as well as the Laura Kenny who's pretty handy on two wheels, there's now a Laura Kenny with four hooves after a thoroughbred racehorse was named after the four-time Olympic champion.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.