Women Jockeys' World Cup Champion Nanako Fujita will take part in this year's Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup at Ascot on Saturday, 10th August.
A huge thanks to all our fans, followers, supporters and participants for making the 2019 Women Jockeys’ World Cup such a great and memorable event. Here are some of the highlights from the day!
World Cup Victory was seized by Japan when the country’s only female rider, Nanako Fujita, was crowned champion at Bro Park, Stockholm, today. The 22-year-old who arrived in Sweden with 62 winners to her credit won the points-based competition which is staged over five legs with a total of 48 points from reigning champion, Sweden’s Josefin Landgren on 43 points and Great Britain’s Jane Elliott, standing in for Hayley Turner, back in third with 38.
The Women Jockeys’ World Cup returns to Bro Park, Stockholm for a third year on Sunday, 30 June. Last year’s champion, Swedish-based Josefin Landgren will be bidding to defend her title and will face stiff competition from a host of established and emerging international talent comprising Jeane Alves de Lemos (BRA), Georgia Cox (GB), Rebecca Danz (GER), Jane Elliott (GB), Nanako Fujita (JPN), Ulrika Holmquist (SWE), Kaia Sofia Ingolfsland (NOR), Alison Massin (FR) and Sophie Ralston (IRE).
Josefin Landgren, a 27-year-old professional rider from Sweden was crowned champion in the second running of the Lady Jockeys’ Thoroughbred World Championship at Bro Park, Stockholm today in an event which brought together ten international female riders representing Great Britain, France, New Zealand, Germany, Brazil, Norway, Belgium and Sweden.
The racecards are printed and ready to be picked up at Bro Park. You can also download a pdf-version here.
17:10 GMT on Tuesday, 4th July heralds the start of the inaugural Lady Jockeys’ Thoroughbred World Championship at Europe’s newest racecourse, Bro Park, when Svensk Galopp, in association with Benny Andersson’s Chess Racing, stages a brand new event boasting an all-star cast of international female jockeys, broadcast live by Racing UK.
Britain’s most successful female jockey, Hayley Turner, who retired from racing in 2015 after a career that yielded three Group 1 successes, is set to return to the saddle for the inaugural Lady Jockeys’ Thoroughbred World Championship, presented by Chess Racing, at Bro Park, Stockholm, on the 4th July.