Stats / Jockeys / H. Bentley

H. Bentley

Type: Club Jockey

Nationality: British

Background:
Age: 29. Brought up in West Sussex, Great Britain, Harry Bentley began his career the age of 16 as an apprentice to trainer Gary Moore and in January, 2010 he rode his first winner. Since then, Bentley has ridden over 1000 winners and gained international experience riding in France, Germany, Canada, the USA and notably the United Arab Emirates and Qatar where he rose to international prominence as the second retained rider to Sheikh Fahad al Thani's Qatar Racing operation. In Qatar, Bentley made an immediate impact with victories in the QAT G1 Qatar Derby (2013) and QAT G1 Qatar Gold Cup (2014), not least, in that same season he rode a six-timer at Doha's Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club and in that same season he was crowned Qatar's Champion Jockey - the first of his six titles in the jurisdiction. Bentley has two G1 victories, both aboard crack sprinter Limato in the July Cup at Newmarket and Prix de la Foret at Chantilly. Bentley has ridden over 50 winners in each of the past six UK flat racing seasons. He commenced his Hong Kong career in April, 2021, completing an admirable debut season with five wins from 134 rides, including a feature-race triumph aboard Preciousship in the Class 1 Sha Tin Mile Trophy.

Achievements:
Qatar Champion Jockey (2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19).

Notable Race Wins Include
July Cup (2016 Limato), Prix de la Foret (2016 Limato).

Hong Kong Career Wins
(at start of 2021/22 season): 5 (win strike rate: 3.7%).

General Performances
No of wins for season: 24
No of runs for season: 444
Win %: 5.41
No of wins for all weather: 5
No of 2nds for all weather: 6
No of 3rds for all weather: 2
All weather: 43
Total stakes: $35,862,150
Win stakes: $16,820,700
No of 2nds: 29
No of 3rds: 41
Percentage for season: 21.17
Profit/Loss: ($1,282)
Most Effective Distances
YearHappy ValleyShatin1000m-1200m1400m-1650m1800m-2000m2000m+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
2213916179112025265131319192101319204121410127
Performance
DistanceWin2nd3rdLostTotal RideWin%
Happy Valley100010115175.88
120084766859.41
165043644577.02
180001012130
2200012470
ShatinAll weather1200351132213.64
1650211141811.11
1800000330
Turf100011410166.25
120003643520
1400281068882.27
160021236414.88
180010112147.14
200001010110
2400000000
Odds of Runners
Draw Year<44-1010-2020+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
2233171415119155141242615222
Draw Statistic
Draw Year1-56-1011-14
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
221217151799121917430791
Trainer Partnerships
Trainer1st2nd3rdLostTotal
F. C. Lor7544056
T. P. Yung6263549
P. F. Yiu37104767
C. S. Shum2242836
D. Whyte2232229
C. Fownes1221015
C. H. Yip1343947
D. A. Hayes1011012
K. H. Ting1132833
A. S. Cruz00088
A. T. Millard00123
C. W. Chang021912
D. Ferraris00011
D. Hall00055
John Size00044
K. L. Man0011314
K. W. Lui0202527
L. Ho00022
P. O'Sullivan00033
R. Gibson00033
W. Y. So0111012
Y. S. Tsui00066