Hollie Doyle breaks own record of wins for a woman jockey with 152nd triumph of 2021

Hollie Doyle set a record of wins for a woman jockey during a calendar year in Britain when recording her 152nd victory of 2021 on board Mustazeed at Doncaster.

Doyle, 25, pounced late to beat champion jockey Oisin Murphy on Aone Ally and overhaul the record she set last year.

Doyle said: ‘Each year I aim to ride more winners and I want to improve in what I do all the time.’

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Hollie Doyle has won a record 152 races this year – the most ever by a female jockey in Britain

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Doyle has now set records in each of the last three years. 

Meanwhile, fellow jockey Jason Hart chases his own landmark achievement this afternoon on board Royal Patronage in the Vertem Futurity Trophy Stakes.

A win in the Group One race at Doncaster would be the biggest of Hart’s career.

Since being beaten by Native Trail, Europe’s top two-year-old, in a Sandown maiden in June, Royal Patronage his won his three starts.

Doyle has now set a record for wins in a calendar year over each of the last three years

The 25-year-old jockey has vowed to continue improving as she aims to ride more winners

But much of the post-race focus following victories in the Acomb Stakes at York and, particularly, when he pegged back Coroebus who had looked home and hosed in the Royal Lodge Stakes, has been on his beaten rivals.

Hart said: ‘His form is rock-solid. He hasn’t got the respect he deserves. 

‘I have ridden a lot of horses who give you everything but to have his class and give you everything is something else.’

Jason Hart will be riding Royal Patronage in the Vertem Futurity Trophy Stakes at Doncaster

Hart was champion apprentice in 2013. 

Two years later, a fall interrupted his career after he ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament in a knee.

But his career has regained momentum. 

With 91 wins this year, Hart is within touching distance of his first calendar century.

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