We all know that female jockeys are few and far between in the horse racing world. You just have to look at any race in any event anywhere in the world to work out that this is the case. The world of horse racing and the jockey is a tough one. For a female jockey to succeed she has to be as hard as nails. Despite this, though, there are very successful female jockeys in Australia and around the world.
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Australia has some of the finest female jockeys in the world. Some of these include:
Clare Lindop is a very successful Australian female jockey. To date she has had 3324 rides and has come first in 408 rides, second in 385 rides and third in 366 rides. This gives Lindop a percentage win of 12.3% and a place percentage of 34.9%. Between August 2008 and June 2009, Lindop rode 507 races and came first in 63 of those races; second in 71; and third in 58. This gives her a win percentage of 12.4% and a place percentage of 37.9% during this time period.
Another one of Australia’s female jockeys is Chloe Chatfield. To date, Chatfield has had 1253 rides; come first in 120; second in 117; and third in 126 rides. This gives Chatfield a win percentage of 9.6% and a place percentage of 29%. From August 2008 to June 2009, Chatfield had ridden 535 races; come first in 44; second in 39; and third in 42. This percentage of wins is at 8.2% and the percentage of rides where she came a place is at 23.4%.
Christine Puls is also one of the country’s successful female jockeys. Having 2269 rides under her belt, Puls has won 120; come second in 149; and, come third in 178. This have given her a win percentage at 5.3% and a place percentage of 19.7%. From August 2008 to June 2009, Puls rode 133 races, won 9, came second in 7 and third place in 13. This has given Puls a win percentage of 6.8% and a place percentage of 21.8% during this time.
Kate Dyson is another one of Australia’s female jockeys. Having ridden 872 rides, won first place in 78 and come third in 78, Dyson has a win percentage of 10.1% and a place percentage of 28%. From August 2008 to June 2009, Dyson has had 283 races and had 24 wins, 24 seconds and 19 thirds. This equates to 8.5% of her rides as wins and 23.7% of her rides as a place.
Michelle Payne is one of Australia’s leading female jockeys. Payne has had 2404 rides to date, with 237 wins, 235 seconds and 231 thirds. This places Payne’s win percentage at 9.9% and her place percentage at 29.2%. From August 2008 to June 2009, Payne had ridden 542 races, had 55 wins, 67 seconds and 68 thirds. This works out to be a win percentage of 10.1% and a place percentage of 35.1%.
Another standout of the female jockeys in Australia is Mandy Radecker. This jockey has had 1655 rides in her career, has had 197 wins, 139 seconds and 162 thirds. This gives Radecker a win percentage of 11.9% and a place percentage of 30.1%. From August 2008 to June 2009, Radecker had 230 rides, 18 wins, 20 seconds and 22 thirds. This equates to a win percentage of 7.8% and a place percentage of 26.1%.
Michelle Allen has had 558 races in her career, won 34, come second 45 times and third 51 times. This is a win percentage of 6.1% and a place percentage of 23.3%. From August 2008 to June 2009, Allen had 69 races, 9 wins, 4 seconds and 8 thirds. This works out to a win percentage of 13% and a place percentage of 30.4%.
Another of the female jockeys in Australia is Simone Altieri. Having had 512 races, Altieri has had 42 wins, 46 seconds and 49 thirds. This gives her a win percentage of 8.2% and a place percentage of 26.8%. From August 2008 to June 2009, Altieri had 328 rides, won 25 of these, came second in 29 and third in 39. As such, during this time she had a win percentage of 7.6% and a place percentage of 26.2%.
Other Australian female jockeys that you will come across when you place a bet include: Sally Wynne; Holly McKechnie; Lacey Morrison; Alana Sanson; Marie Lyndon; Jessica Roesler; Robyn Freeman; Louise Bant; Casey Bruce; Jodie Bryant; Trudy Collett; Jade Da Rose; Leanne Deguara; Kelly Girvan; Lauren Hellicar; Bronwyn Mathieson; Linda Meech; Sarah Mills; Donna Mott; Bernadette Payne; Cathy Payne; Therese Payne; Storm Price; Lee Rutherford; and Rochelle Shortis.
Australia has many successful female jockeys. You might see any of these on any given race day. Study the statistics and don’t let gender deceive you as to their abilities. You can easily place a bet online on any one of these female jockeys. It’s easy and very convenient. Don’t worry about traffic or crowds, place a wager on Australia’s female jockeys online.