Blake Shinn

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Blake Shinn
Occupation Jockey
Born 26 September 1987 (1987-09-26) (age 29)
Victoria, Australia
Major racing wins
2008 Melbourne Cup
Significant horses

Blake Shinn (born 26 September 1987) is an Australian jockey, whose first big win was the 2008 Melbourne Cup on Viewed.[1][2]

Shinn grew up in Kilmore, Victoria being born to a family of saddlers.

He was the winner of the Racing Victoria Limited 2005 Scobie Breasley Medal.

On Melbourne Cup day 2010, Blake Shinn missed his ride in the cup on Precedence, after a fall in Race 3 at Flemington resulted in him being taken to hospital.[3] He was replaced by James Winks.

On March 19 2016 Blake won the Golden Slipper at Rosehill race course in Sydney on Capitalist.


  1. ^ 2008 Melbourne Cup result
  2. ^ "Viewed wins Melbourne Cup". Sydney Morning Herald. 4 November 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-04. 
  3. ^ Blake Shinn out of Melbourne Cup

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