Number of rides: 1,677
Total prize money won: SEK 10,184,993
Most important win: A steeplechase double at Strömsholm in 2017
Lowest riding weight: 53 kg
With 204 winners under her belt, 27-year-old Anna Pilroth is a highly experienced jockey. Horse racing has been a part of her life since she was a child, as both her father and her mother used to be trainers. At the beginning of the year, Pilroth’s partner Tobias Hellgren took over responsibility for the family stable. Anna Pilroth rides the majority of horses in races, and together, they have had a great season, with a 17% strike-rate.
Anna Pilroth rode her first race at the age of 15 and has gathered plenty of international experience over the years, having won races in a number of different countries including Peru, Australia, Great Britain, and Belgium. In 2012, she took part in a female jockey tournament in Lima, which she won. She regularly rides in Norway and has won more than 100 races at Øvrevoll in Oslo.
Anna Pilroth is the only female jockey in Sweden that also rides over jumps, and she has ridden 10 winners in hurdle races and steeplechases