1000 Guineas Top Jockeys

Current top flat-racing jockeys include PJ Smullen, DP McDonogh, FM Berry, JA Heffernan and Kevin Manning. PJ Smullen tops the list, with a total of 90 wins in 2007.

Particular 1000 Guineas top jockeys to back in your 1000 Guineas betting for 2008 include Kevin Manning and Frankie Dettori, as well as whoever rides for 1000 Guineas top trainers such as Aiden O’Brien and Sir Michael Stoute.

Christophe Lemaire

French-born jockey, Christophe Lemaire, saw victory with Natagora at the 2008 running of the 1000 Guineas, the year’s second England’s second classic. The past few years Lemaire has notched numerous victories in Asia, Britian and France. Find out more about the jockey with our Christophe Lemaire profile.

Kevin Manning

In 2007, Kevin Manning rode Finsceal Beo to victory in the 1000 Guineas, breaking the record for the fastest 1000 Guineas mile. During the year, Manning secured a total of 59 wins out of 421 runs, with 38 second positions and 38 third positions. Check our Kevin Manning profile for more details about this remarkable jockey.

Frankie Dettori

A 1000 Guineas top jockey to watch is Frankie Dettori, working with top trainer Saeed bin Suroor for the famous Godolphin stables.

Frankie Dettori has ridden horses to 1000 Guineas victory twice, in 1998 aboard Cape Verdi and in 2002, riding Kazzia.

Kieren Fallon

NEWMARKET, ENGLAND - MAY 1: Kieren Fallon celebrates after he and Virginia Waters left the field behind them to land The Ultimatepoker.com 1000 Guineas Stakes Race run at Newmarket Racecourse on May 1, 2005 in Newmarket, England. (Photo by Julian Herbert/Getty Images)

Kieren Fallon has a remarkable history of wins and must definitely be counted among the list of 1000 Guineas top jockeys. He has won the title of British Champion Jockey a total of six times. However, 2007 court cases and controversy over his alleged participation in the fixing of races (between 2002 and 2004) mean an end to his string of wins, at least in British racing.

Kieren Fallon won the 1000 Guineas with trainer Henry Cecil on Sleepytime in 1997 and again on Wince in 1999. In 2003, Fallow rode Russian Rhythm, with trainer Sir Michael Stoute, to victory. In 2005, he won the 1000 Guineas riding Virginia Waters, trained by the legendary Aiden O’Brien.

1000 Guineas Top Jockeys 2009

For the 2009 running of the 1000 Guineas, remember that top jockeys go with top trainers and horses!