James Doyle, an up-and-coming young rider based in England, has been named as the new retained rider in Britain for Prince Khalid Abdullah's Juddmonte Farm, it was announced Thursday. The contract is for a period of three years.
Doyle, 25, is in the midst of a banner season, having ridden Al Kazeem to three Group 1 victories so far, including the Prince of Wales's Stakes (Eng-I). He has ridden for Juddmonte Farm on numerous occasions in the past, most notably piloting Cityscape to victory in the 2012 Dubai Duty Free (UAE-IT).
Teddy Grimthorpe, Prince Abdullah's racing manager, said on Thursday: “Prince Khalid has been very impressed with his riding, including, of course, Al Kazeem this season. James will ride all Juddmonte-owned, UK-trained horses, starting with Kingman at Sandown on Saturday.”
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