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U. Rispoli

Type: Club Jockey

Nationality: Italy

Background:
Age: 30. Italian jockey Umberto Rispoli commenced his apprenticeship in 2005 and graduated to the senior ranks in 2010. He is a two-time champion jockey in Italy. In winning his first Italian title, in 2009, he rode 245 winners and so smashed the longstanding previous record of 229. Rispoli, who has also ridden in Japan, notched six wins in his first Hong Kong season in 2011/12, crowned by G1 QEII Cup success on the Japanese galloper Rulership. After moving to trainer Mikel Delzangles in France, he took a further G1 atop Molly Malone in the Prix du Cadran. Rispoli returned to Hong Kong on short-term licences. He broke a leg three meetings into his 2016/17 winter contract but was back in action within two and a half months and ended the term with 15 wins. He notched 31 wins in 2017/18 and 25 more in 2018/19.

Achievements:
Italian Champion Jockey (2009 & 2010); past record holder in Italy for most wins in a season (245).

Notable Race Wins Include
QEII Cup (2012 Rulership), Premio Lydia Tesio (2010 Aoife Alainn), Takamatsunomiya Kinen (2011 Kinshasa No Kiseki), Prix du Cadran (2012 Molly Malone), Premio Presidente della Repubblica (2011 Estejo, 2015 Cleo Fan), Gran Criterium (2013 Priore Philip), Criterium International (2014 Vert De Grece).

Hong Kong Career Wins
(at start of 2019/20 season): 117 (win strike rate: 6.1%).

General Performances
No of wins for season: 5
No of runs for season: 100
Win %: 5
No of wins for all weather: 0
No of 2nds for all weather: 0
No of 3rds for all weather: 0
All weather: 10
Total stakes: $6,284,860
Win stakes: $2,755,380
No of 2nds: 6
No of 3rds: 8
Percentage for season: 19
Profit/Loss: ($114)
Most Effective Distances
YearHappy ValleyShatin1000m-1200m1400m-1650m1800m-2000m2000m+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
2022434344661134224547210110000
Performance
DistanceWin2nd3rdLostTotal RideWin%
Happy Valley100002420260
1200371272943.19
1650431259785.13
180022119248.33
2200000440
ShatinAll weather120010324283.57
165022021258
1800000660
Turf1200000110
1800000110
2200000000
100013520293.45
120045566805
1400966871088.33
160027540543.7
180022216229.09
200001112140
2200000000
2400000110
Odds of Runners
Draw Year<44-1010-2020+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
201012213131543410051
Draw Statistic
Draw Year1-56-1011-14
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
20127373214112022
Trainer Partnerships
Trainer1st2nd3rdLostTotal
D. Ferraris2221218
C. Fownes110810
C. H. Yip1011012
K. H. Ting1011214
C. W. Chang02046
D. Whyte00011
F. C. Lor00044
John Size0031114
K. W. Lui00123
L. Ho00022
P. O'Sullivan00022
R. Gibson00033
Y. S. Tsui0101011