Todd Kabel

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Todd Kabel
Occupation Jockey
Born December 7, 1965
McCreary, Manitoba, Canada
Career wins 3,200+ (ongoing)
Major racing wins

Natalma Stakes
(1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2002)
Dominion Day Stakes
(1994, 1997, 2003, 2004, 2007)
Jammed Lovely Stakes
(1994, 2004, 2005, 2006)
Kennedy Road Stakes
(1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2006)
Nassau Stakes
(1994, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2007)
Nearctic Stakes (1994, 2003)
Victoria Park Stakes (1994, 2000, 2001)
Autumn Stakes (1995, 2002, 2005, 2006)
Play The King Stakes (1995, 2003, 2004)
Royal North Stakes (1995, 2003, 2004)
Seagram Cup Stakes (1995, 1998, 1999)
Sky Classic Stakes (1995, 2002)
Grey Stakes (1996, 2004)
Canadian Stakes (1997, 2003)
Dance Smartly Stakes (1997, 1998, 2006)
Highlander Handicap (1997, 2003, 2004, 2005)
Sir Barton Stakes (1997)
Monmouth Breeders' Cup Oaks (1998)
Woodbine Oaks (1998, 2004)
Cup and Saucer Stakes (1999, 2002)
Toronto Cup Stakes
(2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)
E. P. Taylor Stakes (2000)
King Edward Stakes (2001, 2005, 2006)
Northern Dancer Breeders' Cup Turf
(2002, 2003, 2004, 2006)
Deputy Minister Stakes (2003, 2006, 2007)
Nijinsky Stakes (2003, 2004)
Woodbine Mile (2004)
Hill 'n' Dale Stakes (2004, 2005, 2006)
National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes (2005)

Canadian Classic Race wins:
Queen's Plate (1995, 2000)
Prince of Wales Stakes (2000)
Racing awards
Sovereign Award for Outstanding Apprentice Jockey (1986)
Sovereign Award for Outstanding Jockey
(1992, 1995, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006)
Significant horses
Mobil, Regal Discovery, Scatter The Gold,
Sky Conqueror, Soaring Free, Strut The Stage, Woolloomooloo

Todd K. Kabel (born December 7, 1965 in McCreary, Manitoba) is a Canadian Thoroughbred horse racing jockey. He began his career riding at Assiniboia Downs in Winnipeg, Manitoba and in 1987 started competing at tracks in Ontario, moving to Toronto permanently in 1991.

Riding out of Woodbine Racetrack, Todd Kabel won the Sovereign Award for Outstanding Jockey in Canada in 1992 and 1995, and four years running from 2003 to 2006. In the 1997 Breeders' Cup Juvenile at Hollywood Park Racetrack, Kabel rode 78-1 long shot Dawson's Legacy to a second place finish behind 1997's American Horse of the Year, Favorite Trick. In 2003 he became the first Canadian-based jockey to earn more than $10 million in purses, and in 2004 he tied the record of 36 graded stakes race wins in a season set by the late Hall of Fame jockey, Avelino Gomez.

Among Kabel's major wins he rode Regal Discovery to victory in the 1995 Queen's Plate, the country's most prestigious race and that was his big break. In 2000, aboard Scatter The Gold, he earned his second victory in the Queen's Plate then won the Prince of Wales Stakes, both of which were run on dirt. However, Kabel and Scatter The Gold missed winning the Canadian Triple Crown when they finished third in the Breeders' Stakes on turf.

Todd Kabel continues to race and currently has more than 3,200 career wins.

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2000–present) Peak
position
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2000 24
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2001 23
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2002 19
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2003 9
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2004 13
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2005 31
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2006 35
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2007 58

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