Paul Taiano Racecourse Chairman Paul joined the Huntingdon board in March 1995 and has been chairman since October 2009. He is a senior partner in a London firm of chartered accountants having started his working career there as a trainee in 1979, being promoted to partner in 1986. His involvement with the racecourse stemming from his lifelong passion for national hunt racing having ridden as a point to point/amateur jockey since the age of 16 and having his first winner under rules at Huntingdon. He continued to race ride until March 2005 when he broke his neck in a fall resulting in tetraplegia paralysis and confinement to a wheelchair. Following his accident he has continued to work full time and fulfil voluntary commitments.