Top Jock Ryan Moore Signs Six-Week Contract To Ride In Hong Kong

by | 10.13.2015 | 8:26am
Ryan Moore

Ryan Moore, considered to be one of the top jockeys in the world, will be taking his talents to Hong Kong over the winter months.

The South China Morning Post reports that Moore will ride for six weeks in Hong Kong, starting Jan. 17 and continuing through Feb. 28. He will be joined by French-based riders Gregory Benoist and Vincent Cheminaud.

“There have been some big names in the past that have come to Hong Kong, and it is a time of year when European jockeys do come across, but Ryan was always someone most thought was unattainable which makes this special,” Jockey Club executive director of racing Bill Nader said Monday.

“He is certainly well-known here and we are sure he will be well-received. And it's a great mix of jockeys – the world's best jockey joined by an upcoming talent in Vincent Cheminaud and a top rider in the prime of his career in Gregory Benoist.”

Read more in the South China Morning Post

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