Emily Finnegan 19
Zac Spain 12
Ashley Doyle 9
Eran Boyd 8
Raymond Vigar 8
Krystal Bishop 6
Kate Brooks 5
Jemma Frew 4
Dylan Caboche 3
Tara O’Donnell 3
Matthew Poon 3
Grace Willoughby 3
Chelsea Jokic 2
Caitlin Jones 2
Samantha Rowley 2
Siggy Carr 1
Ryan Hurdle 1
Matthew Poon’s Winning Debut
Congratulations to Matthew Poon who rode a winner at his first race ride last Saturday at the Jamestown Cup race meeting.
Matthew’s winner was the John Dunn trained SUTANOC which made a rails run from back in the field to record a relatively comfortable victory.
He also rode a second and third placing from his six rides at the meeting which was a wonderful show of support from owners and trainers.
Matthew, who is twenty one years old was sent to the TRSA Apprentice Academy by the Hong Kong Jockey Club to further his training for a two year period.
Thoroughbred Racing SA then placed Matthew with Morphettville trainer Richard Jolly.
Matthew arrived in Adelaide in mid-June and in that time he has shown a nice level of natural ability along with a tremendous work ethic and a genuine passion
to be as successful as can be. He is also extremely popular with his fellow apprentices and has been readily accepted into the Apprentice Academy.
It is a great start to what will be no doubt be an extremely successful career in the saddle.
Jemma Frew’s Successful Return
Jemma Frew made a great comeback to race riding when she rode LITTLE AUDREY to victory in the Jamestown Cup. She rode a bold front running race on the
Nicole Bruggemann trained mare who defeated the fast finishing AL CHICAGO with BEWARE OF THESTORM in third place.
After riding three winners in a short riding career, Jemma had a three year break during which time she and her husband Jordan, a jockey and former leading apprentice had two children,
Riley and Leila.
In what became a very successful weekend for Jemma, she then travelled to Port Lincoln the following day and rode SHISO to victory. This was a great win for the family as
SHISO is trained by Jemma’s masters and in-laws. Kevin and Heather.
With two wins from five rides over two days, it hasn’t taken Jemma very long at all to work her way back into the system and hopefully there are many more wins for the
hard working apprentice in the not too distant future.