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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: 110
Win %: 4.55
No of wins for all weather: 0
No of 2nds for all weather: 0
No of 3rds for all weather: 0
All weather: 11
Total stakes: $7,078,860
Win stakes: $2,755,380
No of 2nds: 8
No of 3rds: 8
Percentage for season: 19.09
Profit/Loss: ($214)
Most Effective Distances
YearHappy ValleyShatin1000m-1200m1400m-1650m1800m-2000m2000m+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
2024437344731334724550210130000
Performance
DistanceWin2nd3rdLostTotal RideWin%
Happy Valley1000000330
12001229147.14
165001211140
18001104616.67
2200000000
ShatinAll weather1200000770
1650000440
1800000000
Turf1000000550
120001116180
1400221152010
16000129120
18001004520
2000000220
2400000000
Odds of Runners
Draw Year<44-1010-2020+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
201012223171643810053
Draw Statistic
Draw Year1-56-1011-14
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
20137423314412024
Trainer Partnerships
Trainer1st2nd3rdLostTotal
D. Ferraris2221420
C. Fownes110810
C. H. Yip1111316
K. H. Ting1011214
A. S. Cruz00011
C. W. Chang02057
D. Whyte00011
F. C. Lor00044
John Size0131115
K. W. Lui00123
L. Ho00022
P. O'Sullivan00033
R. Gibson00033
Y. S. Tsui0101011