James McDonald Has Plate In His Sights

Hugh Bowman rides Criterion in Melbourne, Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014.
James McDonald has already ridden the winner of Australia's richest weight-for-age race and the Sydney jockey is adamant there is nothing to stop him from adding the most prestigious. McDonald landed the ride on Criterion for Saturday's $3 million Cox Plate at the expense of the suspended Hugh Bowman. This year's ATC Australian Derby winner, Criterion provides McDonald with a genuine chance of adding to an already impressive list of important wins in 2014 including the $4 million Queen… read more
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2Chris Waller225160014.06
3Peter Snowden213135515.72
4Peter G Moody207119017.39
5Gai Waterhouse15783818.74
6Lee Freedman1499290.00
7Mick Price11370016.14
8Adam Durrant10949721.93
9Robbie Griffiths10982813.16
10M, W & J Hawkes10948522.47


RankTrainerWins %Runs1st
1Jamie McConachy53.334524
2Murray Wallace43.75167
3John Erichsen41.67125
4Glenn Thornell41.67125
5Edward Jonson40.91229
6Ken Moore37.50166
7Andreas Wohler37.50166
8Colin Smith36.84197
9Kym Hann36.594115
10Simon Bates35.29176


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1Chris Waller160022514.06
2Darren Weir153926717.35
3Peter Snowden135521315.72
4Peter G Moody119020717.39
5David Hayes11441008.74
6Lisa Latta989838.39
7Lee Freedman9291490.00
8Neville Parnham907738.05
9Paul Perry8579911.55
10Gai Waterhouse83815718.74

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1William Pike17289419.24
2Brad Rawiller160105215.21
3Dean Yendall15794316.65
4James Mc Donald15276419.90
5Greg Ryan14873420.16
6Blake Shinn14781518.04
7Matthew Cameron13486115.56
8Timothy Bell128100312.76
9L J Allpress12696513.06
10Matthew Neilson12556422.16


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3M Nunes33.33217
4Frankie Dettori32.816421
5Dan Ballard32.7311036
6M Scorse32.14289
7Steven Pateman31.338326
8Joseph Cunningham31.25165
9Mr A Bodey30.439228
10Brendon Davis29.7512136


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2Brad Rawiller105216015.21
3Craig Newitt102810310.02
4Grant Buckley1012797.81
5Timothy Bell100312812.76
6L J Allpress96512613.06
7Dean Yendall94315716.65
8Tegan Harrison942838.81
9Danielle Johnson91511112.13
10William Pike89417219.24

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