World top jockeys and trainers

Horse Racing Christophe Lemaire jockey
Christophe Lemaire: in front in Japan as he chases fifth successive JRA title. Photo: Graham Pavey

Our weekly planetary rundown of championship leaders

Jockeys
Australia (Melbourne): Jamie Kah 67, Damian Lane 43, Damien Oliver 41
Australia (Sydney): James McDonald 68, Tommy Berry 64, Rachel King 46
Australia: Blaike McDougall 118, Chris Parnham 111, Tommy Berry 101
France*: Pierre-Charles Boudot 220, Maxime Guyon 135, Cristian Demuro 120
Germany*: Bauyrzhan Murzabayev 119, Maxim Pecheur 60, Andrasch Starke 56
GB*: Oisin Murphy 142, William Buick 134, Tom Marquand 114
Hong Kong: Joao Moreira 91, Zac Purton 62, Karis Teetan 38
Ireland*: Colin Keane 100, Shane Foley 92, Seamie Heffernan 67
Italy*: Dario Vargiu 121, Salvatore Basile 110, Dario di Tocco 84
Japan (JRA): Christophe Lemaire 35, Kohei Matsuyama 23, Yuichi Fukunaga 22
New Zealand: Danielle Johnson 124, Craig Grylls 53, Sam Collett 53
Singapore*: Vlad Duric 65, Ruan Maia 62, Louis-Philippe Beuzelin 36
South Africa: Lyle Hewitson 132, Greg Cheyne 92, S’Manga Khumalo 85
UAE: Tadhg O’Shea 34, Fabrice Veron 21, Richard Mullen 20
USA (money): Joel Rosario $3.59m (28 wins), Irad Ortiz $3.30m (73), Flavien Prat $2.20m (35)
USA (wins): Irad Ortiz 73, Eric Cancel 41, Kendrick Carmouche 41


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Trainers
Australia (Melbourne): Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 40, Matt Ellerton & Simon Zahra 30, Tom Dabernig & Ben Hayes 29
Australia (Sydney): Chris Waller 81, James Cummings 40, Mark Newnham 30
Australia: Chris Waller 182, Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 134, Tony Gollan 108
France*: Jean-Claude Rouget €4,541,132 (128), Andre Fabre €3,432,249 (98), Francis-Henri Graffard €2,510,554 (66)
Germany*: Henk Grewe 55, Markus Klug 43, Andreas Wohler 40
GB*: John Gosden £3,130,298 (150 wins), Aidan O’Brien £2,463,090 (13), Mark Johnston £2,134,037 (169)
Hong Kong: John Size 44, Caspar Fownes 43, Francis Lui 38
Ireland*: Aidan O’Brien €4,348,275 (102 wins), Joseph O’Brien €2,347,825 (87), Jessica Harrington €2,137,505 (69)
Italy*: Alduino Botti 169, Grizzetti Galoppo 72, Endo Botti 69
Japan (JRA): Hisashi Shimizu 11, Takayuki Yasuda 10, Sakae Kunieda 10
New Zealand: Jamie Richards 114, Stephen Marsh 50, Allan Sharrock 37
Singapore*: Michael Clements 61, Mark Walker 45, Lee Freedman 44
South Africa: Justin Snaith R8.37m (111 wins), Paul Peter R6.30m (78), Sean Tarry R5.37m (65)
UAE: Doug Watson 27, Salem Bin Ghadayer 27, Ernst Oertel 25
USA (money): Brad Cox $3.51m (29 wins), Steve Asmussen $2.70m (70), Todd Pletcher $2.48m (35)
USA (wins): Steve Asmussen 70, Karl Broberg 47, Mike Maker 39

Statistics until end February 21; *2020 championships are finished.

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