James Doyle Named Retained Rider for Juddmonte in the UK

by | 08.29.2013 | 12:53pm
Jockey James Doyle celebrates as Juddmonte Farms' Cityscape wins the 2012 Dubai Duty Free

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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