World top jockeys and trainers

Horse Racing Dario Vargiu jockey
Dario Vargiu: 100-up and back on top as he chases ninth Italian jockeys’ title. Photo: dariovargiu.com

Our weekly planetary rundown of championship leaders

Jockeys
Australia (Melbourne): Damian Lane 25, Brett Prebble 24, Jye McNeil 23
Australia (Sydney): James McDonald 42, Jason Collett 30, Tommy Berry 29
Australia: Willie Pike 103, James McDonald 65, Damian Lane 54
France: Mickael Barzalona 182, Maxime Guyon 178, Theo Bachelot 148
Germany: Bauyrzhan Murzabayev 110, Andrasch Starke 58, Leon Wolff 44
GB (championship)*: Oisin Murphy 153, William Buick 151, Tom Marquand 117 (champion apprentice: Marco Ghiani 51)
GB (annual): Oisin Murphy 183, William Buick 170, Tom Marquand 165
Hong Kong: Zac Purton 42, Joao Moreira 33, Alexis Badel 19
Ireland*: Colin Keane 141, Shane Foley 83, Chris Hayes 57 (champion apprentice: Dylan Browne McMonagle 48)
Italy: Dario Vargiu 103, Salvatore Sulas 100, Gabriele Cannarella 88
Japan (JRA): Christophe Lemaire 184, Yuga Kawada 134, Yuichi Fukunaga 120
New Zealand: Michael McNab 40, Craig Grylls 38, Lisa Allpress 36
South Africa: Warren Kennedy 102, S’Manga Khumalo 82, Muzi Yeni 62
UAE: Tadhg O’Shea 10, Antonio Fresu 8, Bernardo Pinheiro 7
USA (money): Joel Rosario $32.94m (228 wins), Irad Ortiz $28.53m (327), Luis Saez $24.20m (252)
USA (wins): Irad Ortiz 327, Paco Lopez 300, Luis Saez 252


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Trainers
Australia (Melbourne): Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 34, Anthony & Sam Freedman 16, Mick Price & Michael Kent 16
Australia (Sydney): Chris Waller 56, Bjorn Baker 19, Waterhouse & Bott 15
Australia: Chris Waller 121, Maher & Eustace 100, Waterhouse & Bott 63
France: Andre Fabre €5,357,963 (121 wins), Jean-Claude Rouget €4,232,310 (164), Aidan O’Brien €3,036,845 (5)
Germany: Peter Schiergen 57, Markus Klug 54, Henk Grewe 47
GB (money): Charlie Appleby £4,867,611 (112 wins), Andrew Balding £4,301,585 (144), John & Thady Gosden £4,286,490 (128)
GB (wins): Mark Johnston 212, William Haggas 165, Andrew Balding 144
Hong Kong: Frankie Lor 24, Tony Cruz 18, Francis Lui 17
Ireland*: Aidan O’Brien €3,636,720 (88 wins), Joseph O’Brien €2,749,790 (108), Jessica Harrington €2,374,045 (87)
Italy: Alduino Botti 173, Grizzetti Galoppo 79, Endo Botti 53
Japan (JRA): Mitsumasa Nakauchida 51, Yoshito Yahagi 49, Yasuo Tomomichi 45
New Zealand: Jamie Richards 36, Stephen Marsh 36, Tony Pike 27
South Africa: Paul Peter R5.43m (63 wins), Justin Snaith R5.03m (69), Gavin Smith R2.95m (46)
UAE: Doug Watson 13, Abdallah Al Hammadi 9, Ernst Oertel 8
USA (money): Brad Cox $30.30m (243 wins), Steve Asmussen $30.02m (433), Chad Brown $21.85m (193)
USA (wins): Steve Asmussen 433, Karl Broberg 372, Jamie Ness 231

Statistics until end Nov 21; *2021 championship finished

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