Dog disappears days before he was due to walk the bride down the aisle

A dog that will be walking a bride down the aisle at her wedding has gone missing before the big day.

Lucca, a greyhound whippet escaped last Saturday night at Ynysybwl, Pontypridd. The pet is the team mascot of Gold Cup winning jockey and Welsh National winning trainer Sam Thomas who is desperately trying to find their mate ahead of his wedding day to his fiancée Tori.

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Lucca is supposed to walk Tori down the aisle on June 3 at their Cotswolds wedding. The nervous animal was described as “an important member of this wedding party”. He is featured on the invite and the team have tried everything and are appealing for help.

Invitation to Sam and Tori’s wedding

The couple are appealing for any information

Lucca was last seen on train tracks in the CF37 area on Saturday May 14. It is microchipped and it is advisable not to approach, call or grab the animal but to report it to a dog guardian.

Those with information can contact: 07534281188 or 07976093474, or report it on

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