Hollie Doyle

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Welcome to our jockey profile of leading lady rider Hollie Doyle.

Hollie Doyle is a British jockey who rides in flat racing. She was born on October 11, 1996. In 2019, she broke the previous record for the most victories ridden by a female jockey in a British season.

She achieved the best result for a woman to date by finishing fourth in the Flat Jockeys’ Championship the following year.

In addition to being named The Sunday Times sportswoman of the year, she placed third in the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award 2020.

She rode Nashwa to victory in the Prix de Diane (French Oaks) at Chantilly in June 2022, making history as the first female jockey to win a French Classic and the first female jockey from Britain to win a European Classic.

Find out more about Hollie’s amazing history and upcoming races in our guide:

Hollie Doyle Booked Rides

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Hollie Doyle Recent Form

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Key Stats – Hollie Doyle

Jockey Profile – H. Doyle

Hollie Doyle is the daughter of former jockey Mark Doyle and her mother rode in Arab races.

She joined her local Herefordshire Pony Club at the age of nine and her first ride under rules was a winner, The Mongoose at Salisbury in 2013.


She joined the stable of David Evans in Wales and gained useful experience riding out in California.

She served her apprenticeship at the Richard Hannon stable and rode out her claim in 2017.

She has gone on to break new ground for lady riders, her success being acknowledged beyond racing when she was voted into third in the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2020.

Hollie Doyle – Key Jockey Stats

Hollie Doyle set a new British record for a female jockey of 116 victories in 2019.

She easily surpassed her own total in 2020, riding 151 winners, and recorded her third successive century in 2021.

Her strike rate was languishing as low as 12% but she is now getting better quality rides and that figure is creeping up towards 18%.

She has a particularly impressive record at Yarmouth Racecourse and her visits to the seaside track should always be noted.

Hollie Doyle’s Big Race Wins

Hollie Doyle’s first Royal Ascot winner came in 2019 when she produced 33-1 outsider Scarlet Dragon with a late flourish in the Duke of Edinburgh Stakes.

She rode her first Group race winner aboard Dame Malliot in the Princess of Wales’s Stakes at Newmarket Racecourse the following year.

She was also appointed retained jockey for owner Imad Alsagar, riding Extra Elusive to Group 3 race success in his colours.

Her first Group 1 victory came in October 2020 when she rode Glen Shiel to victory in the British Champions Sprint at Ascot.

She also rode Trueshan to victory in the Group 2 British Champions Long Distance Cup on the same card.

In 2021, Doyle struck on another 33-1 shot at Royal Ascot, riding Amtiyaz who just held Dubious Affair by a head in a thrilling finish to the Copper Horse Stakes.

Hollie Doyle’s – Most Famous Victories

Hollie Doyle was quick to strike up a fine partnership with Archie Watson’s sprinter Glen Shiel. Originally tried over a mile and further, the horse began to reveal his true potential when making all the running to win a Newcastle handicap over six furlongs in June 2020. He followed that up with a fine second in a Group 3 at Deauville.

Doyle rode him to finish second at 25-1 behind Dream Of Dreams in the Group 1 Haydock Sprint Cup in September. He was still overlooked by most punters when she provided her first success at the highest level in the British Champions Sprint the following month. Starting at 16-1, he led early, surrendered the advantage at the furlong pole but was driven back up to beat Brando by a nose.

Doyle had already won the opening British Champions Long Distance Cup aboard Alan King’s Trueshan. Her hopes of a treble were dashed when Dame Malliot was beaten by Wonderful Tonight in the Champion Fillies and Mares. It was a day to remember for Hollie and she has not looked back.

Hollie Doyle Rides

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Summary of Flat Jockey Hollie Doyle

Hollie Doyle, like Rachael Blackmore over jumps, has been a ray of sunshine for horse racing during the bleakest stages of the pandemic.

Her star remains in the ascendancy and it is surely only a matter of time before she starts adding more big prizes to her already impressive list.

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