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  • Sam Clipperton
    Age: 23
    Background:
    Sam Clipperton, one of Australia's rising stars, enjoyed success with the elite Godolphin operation, for which he rode five G2 wins, before relocating to Hong Kong for the 2016/17 season. He finished his debut Hong Kong campaign with 40 wins to place joint-fifth in the premiership standings. He competed in showjumping and eventing and also some rodeo in his youth before discovering horse racing as a teenager. He left school at 15 and joined the stable of eight-time Sydney champion jockey and Hall of Famer Ron Quinton. Clipperton made his race-riding debut aboard Nine Dragons at Wyong on 16 July, 2010. His breakthrough came the following season in which he notched 23 wins. In 2014 he became the first rider since Bobby El-Issa 20 years earlier to win the Sydney apprentice title twice in succession. His best season to date came in 2014/15 as he racked up 81 wins. He notched a first G1 win in March, 2016 atop Peeping in the Coolmore Classic for his old boss and mentor Quinton, who also guided Hugh Bowman's early career. He partnered his first four-timer at Rosehill on 19 December, 2015.
    Achievements:
    Two-time Sydney Champion Apprentice (2012/13, 2013/14).
    Notable Race Wins Include:
    Coolmore Classic (2016 Peeping), All Aged Stakes (2016 English), G3 Lion Rock Trophy (2017 Booming Delight)
    Hong Kong Career Wins (at start of 2017/18 season):
    40 (win strike rate: 8.13%).


    16/17 Season
    Nationality : AUS No. of Wins : 40 Total Rides : 492
    Stakes won : $ 45,745,250 No. of 2nds : 38 Win % : 8.13%
        No. of 3rds : 31    
    No. of 4ths : 47    
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    16/07/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 10 ( Win 0 2nd 1 3rd 1 )
    80713/14TURFC14002GYMIDNIGHT RATTLER4095J Moore1167129
    80506/14TURFC14003GYSUNNY WAY14077J MooreTT /XB1053131
    80402/8TURFC16001GYBOOMING DELIGHT8105J MooreTT1183123
    80313/14TURFC16003GYLET US WIN10080J MooreB1120133
    80203/13TURFC14004GYEXPERTO CREDE6059J MooreH/XB1084132
    80105/14TURFC18004GYAEROLUMINANCE11045P O'SullivanTT /B1202119
    79807/13TURFC18005GAMRITSARIA3038P F YiuB/XB1072131
    12/07/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 0 ( Win 0 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    79304/12TURFA10003GFGLORIOUS PARTNERS1067D J Hall1129123
    79206/12TURFA12004GFGRACIOUS RYDER7053D J HallH1089126
    79104/12TURFA16504GFPEARL WARM WARM3055P O'Sullivan1112128
    09/07/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 10 ( Win 0 2nd 1 3rd 1 )
    78706/12TURFB+220002GPRAWN BABA6091J SizeH/B21067123
    78313/14TURFB+210004GZERO HEDGE1058J Size1082132
    78207/12AWT-12004GDRESPECT8051J MooreB/H1165128
    78102/14TURFB+214004GEXPERTO CREDE8057J MooreH/XB1084131
    78013/14TURFB+214005GHALL OF FAME10038J MooreCP11153133
    77903/12TURFB+21200GRIFFINGBINGO3J MooreB1215118
    01/07/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 0 ( Win 0 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    77807/14TURFA+312003GFARM RUNDA12077J SizeTT /B1171132
    77507/14TURFA+314002GFLUCKY GIRL6085C S ShumB1183119
    77407/14AWT-18004GDSPICY KAKA3051J MooreCP1159124
    77308/14TURFA+312004GFSOUTHERN EXPRESS3050J Size1058125
    77110/14AWT-16505GDCHEERFUL FRAME7027C H YipTT /B-1167122
    28/06/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 12 ( Win 0 2nd 2 3rd 0 )
    76607/12TURFC+316503GFPHOTON WILLIE3077P O'SullivanTT /H1109130
    76402/12TURFC+312004GFPLANET STAR9052P O'Sullivan1168126
    76302/11TURFC+316504GFDIAMOND LEGEND2049P O'SullivanB1121122
    76210/12TURFC+316504GFGOAL FOR GOLD3054P O'SullivanTT /B1129127
    76108/12TURFC+322005GFAMRITSARIA3040P F YiuB/XB1083133
    25/06/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 10 ( Win 0 2nd 1 3rd 1 )
    75902/11AWT-12002GDPABLOSKY11091J MooreB1078125
    75707/8TURFA1400G3GFDASHING FELLOW4112J MooreB1178122
    75612/14TURFA14004GFBOSSIEE12047D CruzTT /B1149120
    75507/12AWT-12004GDGOLDIE FLANKER9057P O'SullivanB1189133
    75406/13TURFA12003GFPRIMERO4068J MooreB1068124
    75303/5TURFA1800G3GFHARBOUR MASTER5106J MooreSR1154126
    75107/14TURFA14005GFHALL OF FAME14040J Moore1145133
    21/06/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 18 ( Win 1 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    75009/12TURFC16503GGAMECHANGERS9077J SizeB970130
    74902/12TURFC12003GHARRIER JET3080P O'SullivanTT /V1141133
    74512/12TURFC12004GAPPLAUSE9060D CruzH/B11071133
    74401/12TURFC16505GLETSGOFREE4037K W LuiB967131
    74307/12TURFC10005GGLORY HORSIE6034D CruzTT /B1260127
    18/06/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 12 ( Win 0 2nd 2 3rd 0 )
    74107/11TURFC+316002GYPEOPLE'S KNIGHT2092J MooreH1144126
    74006/11TURFC+312003GYHAIR TRIGGER8071J MooreTT-/B1105121
    73804/9TURFC+318003GYENSURING5080J SizeB1139133
    73608/14AWT-16504WSSPICY KAKA14051J MooreCP1167124
    73502/14TURFC+314004GYEXPERTO CREDE8057J MooreH/XB11075132
    73411/14TURFC+318005GYSUPER SWEET ORANGE12035D E FerrarisTT /H1231128
    73302/6TURFC+31000GRIFFINGYBINGO5J MooreB11193120
    14/06/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 0 ( Win 0 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    72904/12TURFB12004GFPEARL WARM WARM1057P O'Sullivan1109132
    11/06/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 6 ( Win 0 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    71808/13TURFC22004GFASHKIYR2054J MooreCP1067127
    71602/12AWT-12005GDSNOWHOOVES6028D CruzSR/XB1074121
    71509/14TURFC10004GFCOLOURFUL ACHIEVER7056D J Hall1251129
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