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  • Age 22, James McDonald made a big impression on his LONGINES IJC debut in 2011, with the precocious Kiwi finishing runner-up to Frankie Dettori, and this will be his third appearance in the competition after also contesting the 2012 edition. 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. He currently leads the Sydney Premiership. The first of his 22 career G1 wins came in the 2008 New Zealand Bloodstock Breeders Stakes and his most recent was October's Caulfield Guineas, aboard Shooting To Win. His career total already stands at just at over 1,000 wins.


    13/14 Season
    Nationality : NZ No. of Wins : 0 Total Rides : 6
    Stakes won : $ 1,697,375 No. of 2nds : 0 Win % : 0%
        No. of 3rds : 1    
    No. of 4ths : 1    
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    16/03/2014  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 4 ( Win 0 2nd 0 3rd 1 )
    48108/14TURFA16002GPRESIDENT LINCOLN1085C S ShumTT /B1155123
    47904/14TURFA2000HKG1GMR GNOCCHI12094C S ShumTT /B1078126
    47803/11TURFA1400HKG1GCHARLES THE GREAT8120J MooreTT /SR1063126
    47712/14TURFA12003GDYNAMIC VOYAGE8066C S ShumTT1/B1125122
    47505/14TURFA16004GFLORAL MAN3049C S ShumTT /B-/CP11179122
    47409/14TURFA14004GSMART PLANET3054C S ShumTT1/B11010131