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T. Piccone

Type: Club Jockey

Nationality: France

Background:
Age: 33.Tony Piccone was inspired to become a jockey when, as a child, he would watch his jockey father, Jean-Marc Piccone, competing in races. His own career began at age 14 when he was accepted to the apprentice jockeys' school in Marseille. At age 17 he was apprenticed to Chantilly trainer Cedric Boutin and rode out his claim in 2008. He has since made his name as a prominent freelance jockey and has accrued no less than 760 wins including five at Group 1 level. His initial Group 1 victory was aboard Robin Of Navan in the 2015 Criterium de Saint-Cloud. Piccone secured his first Hong Kong win with his fourth ride at his first race meeting, driving home Charity Go at Sha Tin on Wednesday, 1 January, 2020. He closed out his first term with eight wins, including two doubles.

Notable Race Wins Include
Criterium de Saint-Cloud (2015 Robin Of Navan), Prix Morny (2017 Unfortunately), Prix Royal Oak (2018 Holdthasigreen), Prix de Royallieu (2020 Wonderful Tonight), Prix du Cadran (2019 Holdthasigreen), Prix Kergorlay (2018 Holdthasigreen), Qatar Derby (2019 Pedro Cara)

Hong Kong Career Wins
(at start of 2020/21 season): 8 (win strike rate 8.79%).

General Performances
No of wins for season: 3
No of runs for season: 134
Win %: 2.24
No of wins for all weather: 1
No of 2nds for all weather: 0
No of 3rds for all weather: 1
All weather: 17
Total stakes: $6,593,250
Win stakes: $2,536,500
No of 2nds: 4
No of 3rds: 10
Percentage for season: 12.69
Profit/Loss: ($829)
Most Effective Distances
YearHappy ValleyShatin1000m-1200m1400m-1650m1800m-2000m2000m+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
2101545335891255822462001120002
Performance
DistanceWin2nd3rdLostTotal RideWin%
Happy Valley1000000550
120001313170
165000114150
1800001560
2200000220
ShatinAll weather1200000770
16501016812.5
1800000220
Turf100000111120
120011114175.88
140011125283.57
16000119110
1800000110
2000000330
2400000000
Odds of Runners
Draw Year<44-1010-2020+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
210000111141253911481
Draw Statistic
Draw Year1-56-1011-14
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
21224510134711336
Trainer Partnerships
Trainer1st2nd3rdLostTotal
W. Y. So2252938
T. P. Yung11068
A. S. Cruz010910
A. T. Millard00022
C. Fownes00235
C. S. Shum00011
C. W. Chang00099
D. Ferraris00055
D. Whyte00011
F. C. Lor00011
John Size00268
K. H. Ting00077
K. L. Man00088
K. W. Lui00178
P. F. Yiu0001010
P. O'Sullivan00011
R. Gibson00044
Y. S. Tsui00088