Hopfgarten Fit For Recognition Assignment

Trainer Robert Heathcote
Promising galloper Hopfgarten has recovered from an injury scare and is expected to be hard to beat as he chases another black-type win at Doomben on Saturday. Hopfgarten, who has won two Group Three races, made a sensational return to racing when three-deep without cover in winning at Doomben on November 1. However, he was well below his best when ninth behind Sir Moments at the Gold Coast two weeks ago. Trainer Robert Heathcote "Initially we were a bit disappointed but he had a little muscle… read more
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Leading Trainers


Rank Trainer Wins Runs Win%
1 Darren Weir 275 1588 17.32
2 Peter Snowden 213 1355 15.72
3 Chris Waller 211 1589 13.28
4 Peter G Moody 205 1213 16.90
5 Gai Waterhouse 157 851 18.45
6 Lee Freedman 149 929 0.00
7 Mick Price 115 710 16.20
8 John O'Shea 111 658 16.87
9 Adam Durrant 110 506 21.74
10 Kris Lees 109 691 15.77


Rank Trainer Wins % Runs 1st
1 Jamie McConachy 48.98 49 24
2 Colin Smith 41.18 17 7
3 Simon Bates 38.46 13 5
4 Ken Moore 37.50 16 6
5 Andreas Wohler 37.50 16 6
6 Daniel O'Leary 36.84 19 7
7 Kath Kennedy 36.36 11 4
8 Matthew Wood 36.36 11 4
9 Edward Jonson 34.62 26 9
10 John Erichsen 33.33 15 5


Rank Trainer Runs 1st Wins %
1 Chris Waller 1589 211 13.28
2 Darren Weir 1588 275 17.32
3 Peter Snowden 1355 213 15.72
4 Peter G Moody 1213 205 16.90
5 David Hayes 1144 100 8.74
6 Lisa Latta 987 84 8.51
7 Lee Freedman 929 149 0.00
8 Neville Parnham 897 68 7.58
9 Gai Waterhouse 851 157 18.45
10 Paul Perry 851 97 11.40

Leading Jockeys


Rank Jockey Wins Rides Win%
1 William Pike 173 886 19.53
2 James Mc Donald 161 762 21.13
3 Blake Shinn 158 828 19.08
4 Greg Ryan 154 735 20.95
5 Dean Yendall 152 960 15.83
6 Brad Rawiller 152 990 15.35
7 Matthew Cameron 138 861 16.03
8 L J Allpress 126 965 13.06
9 Damian Lane 126 830 15.18
10 Timothy Bell 123 995 12.36


Rank Jockey Wins % Runs 1st
1 P J Smullen 50.00 12 6
2 Roy Mc Cabe 45.45 11 5
3 Amber Comb 44.44 18 8
4 W M Lordan 36.36 11 4
5 M Nunes 33.33 21 7
6 Frankie Dettori 32.81 64 21
7 M Scorse 32.14 28 9
8 Ms D Waymouth 32.00 25 8
9 Dan Ballard 31.62 117 37
10 Mr A Bodey 31.58 76 24


Rank Jockey Rides 1st Wins %
1 Rory Hutchings 1066 122 11.44
2 Craig Newitt 1009 105 10.41
3 Timothy Bell 995 123 12.36
4 Brad Rawiller 990 152 15.35
5 Grant Buckley 989 81 8.19
6 L J Allpress 965 126 13.06
7 Dean Yendall 960 152 15.83
8 Tegan Harrison 939 86 9.16
9 Danielle Johnson 935 119 12.73
10 Jimmy Byrne 904 109 12.06

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