Today Nick Hardman shares his thoughts on an up and coming jockey and on the Bet 365 Gold Cup.
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We have racing from Sandown over the next 2 days with the flat meeting taking place today and the jumps meeting on Saturday which brings the curtain down on the National Hunt season and AP McCoy’s remarkable career. Before we take a look at Saturday’s racing we take a look at a young jockey with outstanding prospects of making it to the very top.
Sean Bowen rode his first winner in a hands and heels hurdle race back in December 2013, steering 16/1 shot Kozmina Bay to a comfortable 6 length victory for trainer Bernard Llewellyn. In 2014 he went on to ride a further 23 winners from 162 rides at a strike rate of 14%.
However, backing all his 2014 runners to level £1 stakes would have resulted in an overall loss of £38.20. But, 2015 tells a different story and shows us just how far the young jockey has progressed. To date his strike rate in 2015 is 26%, with 24 winners from 94 rides and a level stakes profit of £42.78.Continue Reading