Saffie Osborne

Knee Injury Benches Saffie Osborne Until January

Jockey Saffie Osborne will not ride the rest of the year due to torn ligaments in her knee sustained in a race fall at the beginning of October, but is planning on returning in January. Osborne has ridden since the incident occurred, however, she has decided to give herself plenty of time off to recover. The 21-year-old rode 70 winners in 2023, including Metier (Ire) (Mastercraftsman {Ire}) to win the Chester Cup in May. Another highlight was the victory of Random Harvest (Ire) (War Front) in the G3 Valiant S....

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Team Ladies The Big Winners In The Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup

Team Ladies accumulated 78 point to just edge Team Rest of the World by five points to take the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup at Ascot on Saturday. Hollie Doyle and Saffie Osborne each rode two winners on the day, and Doyle scored points with each of her five rides, resulting in her first Alistair Haggis Silver Saddle, awarded to the day's leading rider. Her points total for the day stands at 48. After winning with The Very Man (Ire) (Jeremy) and Regal Empire (Ire) (Farhh {GB}) in the Dubai...

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Murphy Signs for Scotland, Osborne Returns for Wales and The West

A total of 108 jockeys signed up for the 2023 Racing League draft with last year's leading rider Saffie Osborne, Oisin Murphy, and Sean Levey among the first-choice picks. Each team will have the option of using a wild card pick at any time during the competition, allowing them to add an eighth jockey to their squad of seven. The seven teams and their respective jockeys are as follows: Ireland-- Kevin Blake  Daniel Muscutt Billy Loughnane Ben Curtis Joanna Mason Dylan Browne McMonagle Gavin Ryan Adam Farragher London & The...

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Racing League Team Managers Announced Ahead of Jockey Draft

The seven team managers for this year's Racing League were announced on Tuesday just days ahead of the jockey draft, which is set for Saturday, Apr. 1 at Doncaster. Frankie Dettori was added to the roster of seven managers attempting to win this year's competition and leads a strong East team which will be one of the favourites to wrestle the title from last year's winners, Jamie Osborne's Wales & The West. "Racing League brings something different into racing and I've really enjoyed being part of it for the last...

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Bahrain Turf Series Draws UK Raiders

The inaugural £550,000 10-race Bahrain Turf Series begins in the Kingdom of Bahrain on Dec. 10, and several UK trainers are sending runners to compete. Consisting of 10 £50,000 handicaps, the series will last through Feb. 18, 2022. Based in Lambourn is trainer Jamie Osborne, who will ship in the pair of Brains (Ire) (Dandy Man {Ire}) and Peerless (Ire) (Kodiac {GB}). His daughter Saffie will help manage the horses with Osborne's assistant trainer Jimmy McCarthy. Jamie Osborne said, "Brains will run at the first meeting on Dec. 10 in...

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Team TalkSPORT Triumphs as Racing League Concludes

The William Hill Racing League ended at Newcastle on Thursday evening with Team talkSPORT crowned the winner. A total of 12 teams competed in the weekly Thursday races that began six weeks ago, with Gosforth Park, Doncaster, Windsor and Lingfield (twice) all hosting a night. Each race carried a £50,000 purse, with 25 points awarded to the winner, with points available through 10th place. Besides the £1.8 million in prizemoney on offer throughout the contest, another £200,000 in bonuses was on off with £150,000 going to the winning team. At...

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Team Swish Leads Racing League After Week Three

Halfway through the six-week season, Team Swish leads the William Hill Racing League with 188 points. They are 10 points ahead of Team ThoroughBid after winning with The Attorney (Ire) (Kodiac {GB}) and Menai Bridge (GB) (Cable Bay {Ire}) later on the Lingfield card both for Charlie Hills. Jockey Saffie Osborne is in front of all other riders with 132 points, one point better than Jack Mitchell, and she was aboard Menai Bridge. "We are smashing it tonight," Team Swish racing manager Rosie Tapner told Sky Sports Racing. "I'm going...

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