Fontiton Keeps Diamond Favouritism

Racehorse trainer Robert Smerdon
Connections of two-year-old Fontiton have warned there is plenty of improvement to come after the talented filly maintained her place at the top of Blue Diamond betting with a narrow first-up win at Sandown. Fontiton ($1.90) was forced to work hard to keep her unbeaten record in tact, getting home by a neck in Monday's Group Three Blue Diamond Preview for fillies over 1000m in her first start since winning impressively on debut in October. The Robert Smerdon-trained filly remains the $4.40… read more
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Leading Trainers


Rank Trainer Wins Runs Win%
1 Darren Weir 273 1637 16.68
2 Peter Snowden 213 1355 15.72
3 Chris Waller 212 1612 13.15
4 Peter G Moody 208 1232 16.88
5 Gai Waterhouse 151 850 17.76
6 Lee Freedman 149 929 0.00
7 John O'Shea 127 722 17.59
8 Kris Lees 123 716 17.18
9 Mick Price 118 714 16.53
10 Robert Smerdon 106 676 15.68


Rank Trainer Wins % Runs 1st
1 Edward Lynam 54.55 11 6
2 Graeme Boyd 45.45 11 5
3 Matthew Wood 45.45 11 5
4 Jamie McConachy 38.89 54 21
5 Colin Smith 37.50 16 6
6 Simon Bates 37.50 16 6
7 Ken Moore 37.50 16 6
8 Andreas Wohler 37.50 16 6
9 Edward Jonson 37.04 27 10
10 Tereza Kropej 35.71 14 5


Rank Trainer Runs 1st Wins %
1 Darren Weir 1637 273 16.68
2 Chris Waller 1612 212 13.15
3 Peter Snowden 1355 213 15.72
4 Peter G Moody 1232 208 16.88
5 David Hayes 1144 100 8.74
6 Lisa Latta 972 86 8.85
7 Lee Freedman 929 149 0.00
8 Neville Parnham 872 69 7.91
9 Paul Perry 867 91 10.50
10 Gai Waterhouse 850 151 17.76

Leading Jockeys


Rank Jockey Wins Rides Win%
1 William Pike 181 928 19.50
2 Blake Shinn 166 868 19.12
3 James Mc Donald 154 750 20.53
4 Dean Yendall 141 931 15.15
5 Greg Ryan 134 685 19.56
6 Matthew Cameron 132 836 15.79
7 Brad Rawiller 127 892 14.24
8 Joao Moreira 126 608 20.72
9 Tommy Berry 124 897 13.82
10 Danielle Johnson 124 956 12.97


Rank Jockey Wins % Runs 1st
1 Amber Comb 57.14 14 8
2 Clay Beasy 46.15 13 6
3 W M Lordan 41.67 12 5
4 Ms D Waymouth 37.14 35 13
5 Yuichi Fukunaga 35.71 14 5
6 Frankie Dettori 32.81 64 21
7 M Scorse 32.14 28 9
8 Mr A Bodey 32.14 56 18
9 C Soumillon 31.71 41 13
10 Dan Ballard 31.62 117 37


Rank Jockey Rides 1st Wins %
1 Rory Hutchings 1018 108 10.61
2 Craig Newitt 982 100 10.18
3 Grant Buckley 977 78 7.98
4 Timothy Bell 974 121 12.42
5 Danielle Johnson 956 124 12.97
6 Dean Yendall 931 141 15.15
7 William Pike 928 181 19.50
8 Jimmy Byrne 916 114 12.45
9 Tommy Berry 897 124 13.82
10 Tegan Harrison 896 81 9.04

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