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J. McDonald

Type: Visiting Jockey

Nationality: Australian

Background:
Age: 27. James McDonald made a big impression in Hong Kong on his LONGINES IJC debut when still a teenager back in 2011, finishing runner-up to Frankie Dettori. He returned the following May and partnered Xtension to victory in the 2012 G1 Champions Mile at Sha Tin. Champion Apprentice in his homeland, he went on to claim the Premiership there twice, in 2008/09 and latterly with a New Zealand record tally of 207 for the 2010/11 season. In 2012 he won a first New Zealand Derby. He clinched his first Sydney Premiership in July 2014, bagged a second in 2015/16 and won a third last season with 104 wins. He was appointed Godolphin�s number one rider in Australia in March 2015 but lost that role when in December 2016 he was disqualified for 18 months due to a breach of betting rules. He returned to race-riding in May 2018 and now has 43 G1 wins including five aboard It�s A Dundeel and more than 1400 wins all told. Honours: Three-time Sydney champion jockey (2013/14, 2015/16, 2018/19); two-time New Zealand champion jockey (2008/09, 2010/11).

Hong Kong Career Wins
wins (as of 25 November): 7

General Performances
No of wins for season: 0
No of runs for season: 13
Win %: 0
No of wins for all weather: 0
No of 2nds for all weather: 0
No of 3rds for all weather: 0
All weather: 0
Total stakes: $943,420
Win stakes: $0
No of 2nds: 2
No of 3rds: 0
Percentage for season: 15.38
Profit/Loss: ($130)
Most Effective Distances
YearHappy ValleyShatin1000m-1200m1400m-1650m1800m-2000m2000m+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
20000802050106010400020001
Performance
DistanceWin2nd3rdLostTotal RideWin%
Happy Valley1000000110
1200000330
1650000330
1800000110
2200000000
ShatinAll weather1200000000
1650000000
1800000000
Turf1200000000
1800000000
2200000000
1000000000
1200031590
14002110450
1600000440
1800000220
2000000220
2200000000
2400000330
Odds of Runners
Draw Year<44-1010-2020+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
200000020800040001
Draw Statistic
Draw Year1-56-1011-14
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
20000502050003
Trainer Partnerships
Trainer1st2nd3rdLostTotal
C. H. Yip00011
D. Hall00022
F. C. Lor00011
J. Moore02079