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  • James McDonald
    Age: 23
    McDonald made a big impression on his LONGINES IJC debut in 2011, with the precocious Kiwi finishing runner-up to Frankie Dettori. This will be his fourth appearance in the competition after also contesting the 2012 and 2014 editions. Champion Apprentice in his homeland, he went on to claim the Premiership there twice, latterly with a New Zealand record tally of 207 for the 2010/2011 season. In 2012 he won a first New Zealand Derby and gained wider international exposure that May when winning the G1 Champions Mile at Sha Tin on Xtension. Now based in Australia, he clinched his first Sydney Premiership in July, 2014, with 72 wins on the board, riding two winners on the final day of the season to draw that number clear of Nash Rawiller. The first of his 30 career G1 wins came in the 2008 New Zealand Bloodstock Breeders Stakes and his most recent was November's Darley Classic aboard Delectation. His career total already stands at more than 1100 wins.
    Notable honours include:
    Sydney Champion Jockey (2013/14); New Zealand Champion Jockey (2008/09, 2010/2011).
    IJC record:
    2011 - 2nd; 2012 - 10th; 2014 - 3rd.

    14/15 Season
    Nationality : NZ No. of Wins : 1 Total Rides : 9
    Stakes won : $ 1,153,405 No. of 2nds : 1 Win % : 11.11%
        No. of 3rds : 1    
    No. of 4ths : 1    
              Current Season

    Previous Season Riding Records - J McDonald
    Body Wt.
    Act. Wt.
    10/12/2014  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 18 ( Win 1 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    23102/12TURFA16503GSEMPITERNAL9063W Y SoB1242119
    23008/12TURFA16504GGLORY OF LONGWAH7052K W LuiTT /XB1167126
    22903/12TURFA18002GSUNNY YING3098J Moore1221133
    22812/12TURFA10004GHORSE SUPREMO9044A T MillardB/XB1134119
    22701/12TURFA16504GEXPECTATOR6057L HoTT /B1070131
    22504/12TURFA12004GCHEERS VICTORIES4049T K NgB1164123
    23/11/2014  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 0 ( Win 0 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    18305/10TURFB+21600G2GFRAINBOW CHIC5114C FownesTT /SR-/B11121123
    18213/14TURFB+21200G2GFSPALATO13125J O'Hara1140128
    17910/14TURFB+212003GFCASH COURIER4070C S ShumB11159123