Parent page: Popular Horses and Jockeys
Horse racing is a popular sport, and it is recognised across the world. It is through this sport that most jockeys have cemented great histories for their vast contributions in horse racing. Australia is honoured to have various great riders who have been celebrated for their incredible wins in the globe.
Find below the Legendary Australian jockeys.
Also known as ‘magic man’, Joe has set a world record of horse racing through his remarkable contributions to horse racing including the 2013 Hong Kong tournament. Besides, Joe has won several world jockey challenges, including various races in Europe and Dubai.
Damien is a famous jockey across Australia. He is believed to win various races, bringing glory to Australia. For instance, he has triumphed the Melbourne cup at least three times and the Caulfield Cup four times. He ever won the Cox plate, besides the 2014 win of the Victorian Jockey’s Championship, not to forget the 2015 Victorian jockey premiership Olly.
McDonald has created a unique history of young Australian jockeys. Even in his 23 years old, McDonald won the 2014 jockey championship of Sydney, which got him fetching $13 during the same season. The Australians have a great belief that McDonald will soon make a remarkable history given his unremitting efforts in horse racing.
Tommy was previously a Gai Waterhouse track worker before he joined his horse-riding career. Together with his sibling Nathan, Tommy succeeded in the horse racing of Asia. Unfortunately, Tommy lost Nathan after he succumbed from acute epilepsy in 2014.
This did not stop Tommy from continuing his career. Since then, Tommy has secured the Doncaster Mile, Golden Slipper and the TJ Smith classic wins. Other Popular Australian jockeys include the likes of Glen Boss, Craig Williams, Luke Nolan, Dwayne Dunn and Hugh Bowman.