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C. Soumillon

Type: Visiting Jockey

Nationality: France

Background:
Age: 39. Belgian ace Christophe Soumillon is a son of jump jockey Jean-Marc Soumillon. He was apprenticed to Cedric Boutin at Chantilly and rode his first winner in November 1997. He was champion apprentice in 1999. His outstanding talent in the saddle has brought him 10 champion jockey titles in France (2003, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 (shared with Pierre-Charles Boudot), 2017 and 2018. In 2018 he set a European record of 305 wins in year. He has had two spells as the Aga Khan's number one jockey and some of his greatest moments have been in the famous green and red silks, notably two Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe wins, on Dalakhani and the brilliant filly Zarkava. He has won G1 races across Europe, Japan, Hong Kong, Dubai, Canada and the USA. In 2016 he partnered Almanzor to wins in the Irish Champion Stakes and the Champion Stakes. He had back-to-back Dubai World Cup scores aboard the Godolphin-owned Thunder Snow in 2018 and 2019. Honours: x10 France's champion jockey. LONGINES HKIR wins (2): Hong Kong Mile (2008 Good Ba Ba, 2019 Admire Mars).

Hong Kong Career Wins
(as of 29 November): 110

General Performances
No of wins for season: 7
No of runs for season: 61
Win %: 11.48
No of wins for all weather: 0
No of 2nds for all weather: 2
No of 3rds for all weather: 0
All weather: 6
Total stakes: $10,491,250
Win stakes: $5,700,000
No of 2nds: 9
No of 3rds: 9
Percentage for season: 40.98
Profit/Loss: ($189)
Most Effective Distances
YearHappy ValleyShatin1000m-1200m1400m-1650m1800m-2000m2000m+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
214432335638453291262512061001
Performance
DistanceWin2nd3rdLostTotal RideWin%
Happy Valley10001002333.33
120012071010
1650013370
18001100250
220010001100
ShatinAll weather1200010230
1650010120
1800000110
Turf10001121520
12001115812.5
14001037119.09
1600000550
1800000110
2000010120
2400000000
Odds of Runners
Draw Year<44-1010-2020+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
213131035636130140001
Draw Statistic
Draw Year1-56-1011-14
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
21563251332210314
Trainer Partnerships
Trainer1st2nd3rdLostTotal
C. Fownes10258
D. Ferraris12036
D. Whyte11158
K. W. Lui10124
P. F. Yiu10012
W. Y. So10012
Y. S. Tsui10113
A. S. Cruz02248
A. T. Millard01001
C. H. Yip00033
C. S. Shum00101
C. W. Chang00022
D. A. Hayes00011
F. C. Lor01012
K. H. Ting00033
K. L. Man00033
R. Gibson01012
T. P. Yung01102