British flat racing Champion Jockey

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The Champion Jockey of flat racing in Great Britain is the jockey who has ridden the most winning horses during a season. The list below shows the Champion Jockey and the number of winners for each year since 1840.[1] The seasonal record of jockeys' winners was published for the first time in 1846.[2] The championship has been sponsored for the first time in 2009 by online casino 32Red.

Champions[edit]

Records[edit]

  • Most titles - 26, Gordon Richards
  • Most consecutive titles - 13, Nat Flatman (1840-1852), Fred Archer (1874-1886)
  • Most wins in a season - 269, Gordon Richards (1947)

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References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Mortimer, Roger; Onslow, Richard; Willett, Peter (1978). Biographical Encyclopaedia of British Racing. London: Macdonald and Jane's. ISBN 0-354-08536-0. 
  • Wright, Howard (1986). The Encyclopaedia of Flat Racing. London: Robert Hale. ISBN 0-7090-2639-0.