Leading Jockey Award

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The Leading Jockey Award also known as the Jockeys Championship is sponsored by Rooney Auctioneers, Eyre Square, Galway at the Galway Races Summer Festival Meeting, and have been doing so for thirty years. The jockeys with the highest number of winners during the week, under Rules of Racing and separately under the National Hunt rules will each be presented with a cheque for € 2,000. In addition to the prize fund a Galway Crystal Trophy will be presented to each winning jockey.

The lucky winners in 2016 are as follows:

Leading Flat Jockey –  P.J. Smullen
Leading National Hunt Jockey – Ruby Walsh
Leading Jockey Winners in previous years:

Winners 2015

Leading Flat Jockey – Fran Berry
Leading National Hunt Jockey – Ruby Walsh

Winners 2014

Leading Flat Jockey – P.J. Smullen
Leading National Hunt Jockey –  Paul Townend.

Winners 2013

Leading Flat Jockey – P.J. Smullen
Leading National Hunt Jockey – Ruby Walsh

Winners 2012
Leading Flat Jockey – P.J. Smullen
Leading National Hunt Jockey – Andrew McNamara

Winners 2011
Leading Flat Jockey – P.J. Smullen
Leading National Hunt Jockey – Robbie McNamara

Winners 2010
Leading Flat Jockey –  P.J. Smullen
Leading National Hunt Jockey – Robbie McNamara

Galway_30-8-10_3Winners in 2009
Leading Flat Jockey – P.J. Smullen
Leading National Hunt Jockey- Ruby Walsh

Winners in 2008
Leading Flat Jockey – P.J. Smullen,
Leading National Hunt Jockey – Ruby Walsh

Winners in 2007
Leading Flat Jockey – P.J Smullen
Leading National Hunt Jockey – Davy Russell.