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A. Badel

Type: Club Jockey

Nationality: France

Background:
Age: 30. Alexis Badel hails from a racing tradition, his mother being trainer Myriam Bollack-Badel and his father, former jockey Alain Badel. He was France's Champion Apprentice in 2007 and broke into the top 10 in the premiership in just his second year riding with 60 winners. Badel's first Group race win came aboard Norse King in the October, 2013 Prix du Conseil de Paris. He was appointed as the second retained rider for The Aga Khan behind Christophe Soumillon at the beginning of the 2015 racing season and went on to record his most successful season to date with 104 wins. That saw him obtain seventh position in the French Championship. He debuted at Sha Tin with two mounts on 11 December, 2016. His first Hong Kong winner was Supreme Profit on 27 December, 2016 and he ended that maiden two-month stint with seven wins. He returned in the 2017/18 season, landing 14 wins. Following his second campaign in Hong Kong, Badel returned for a third short-term stint and landed 26 wins in under four months - his best haul to date. Badel returns on a full-season licence for the 2020/21 season. He secured a first G1 win aboard Nonza in the August, 2018 Prix Jean Romanet at Deauville.

Achievements:
France's Champion Apprentice (2007).

Notable Race Wins Include
Prix Jean Romanet (2018 Nonza), Premio Federico Tesio (2018 Night Music), Prix du Conseil de Paris (2013 Norse King), Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte (2015 Donjuan Triumphant), Grand Prix de Deauville (2014 Cocktail Queen).

Hong Kong Career Wins
(at start of 2020/21 season): 57 (win strike rate: 7.66%)

General Performances
No of wins for season: 35
No of runs for season: 387
Win %: 9.04
No of wins for all weather: 0
No of 2nds for all weather: 0
No of 3rds for all weather: 2
All weather: 30
Total stakes: $57,509,000
Win stakes: $34,502,250
No of 2nds: 36
No of 3rds: 43
Percentage for season: 29.46
Profit/Loss: ($1,089)
Most Effective Distances
YearHappy ValleyShatin1000m-1200m1400m-1650m1800m-2000m2000m+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
2119212617016151721715242218915917158332362024
Performance
DistanceWin2nd3rdLostTotal RideWin%
Happy Valley100026315267.69
1200591347746.76
1650957335416.67
18001119128.33
22002020450
ShatinAll weather120000116170
165000110110
1800000220
Turf1000422122020
120047338527.69
140043652656.15
160021322287.14
1800220111513.33
2000001670
2400000000
Odds of Runners
Draw Year<44-1010-2020+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
2184222182027158791112523382
Draw Statistic
Draw Year1-56-1011-14
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
2120171614113132417826368
Trainer Partnerships
Trainer1st2nd3rdLostTotal
C. S. Shum10873661
C. Fownes6311626
F. C. Lor4121017
John Size4341627
K. L. Man3241322
W. Y. So3421726
D. Whyte2312228
A. T. Millard1102325
D. Hall10359
K. W. Lui1331219
A. S. Cruz00044
C. H. Yip00134
C. W. Chang00178
D. A. Hayes00033
D. Ferraris0031720
K. H. Ting0131519
L. Ho00134
P. F. Yiu01078
P. O'Sullivan00088
R. Gibson0431522
T. P. Yung0221115
Y. S. Tsui0021012