Roy Higgins

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Roy Higgins

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Roy Higgins:

Snapshot Summary

  Wins
  • First G1: (age 22) October 8, 1960 – Caulfield Guineas over 8 furlongs at Caulfield – Lady Sybil, trained by A. (Arthur) Smerdon
  • 50th G1: March 11, 1972 – Newmarket Handicap over 6 furlongs at Flemington – Crown, trained by J.B. (Bart) Cummings
 
 
   Season
  • G1 Champion Rider: 1964-1965, 1965-1966, 1971-1972, 1972-1973, 1973-1974, 1974-1975
  • G1 Co-Champion Rider: 1970-1971, 1976-1977, 1977-1978
  • Best G1 Season: 1972-1973 (10 wins)
 
 
  Trainer
  • Bart Cummings (46 wins)
  • Tommy Smith (10 wins)
 
 
  Horse
  • Gunsynd (6 wins)
  • Lowland, Storm Queen, Tontonan (4 wins)


  Race
  • Futurity Stakes (8 wins)
  • VRC Sires Produce (7 wins)
  • AJC Oaks (6 wins)
  • Cantala Stakes, VRC Oaks (5 wins)
 
 
   Additional Notes
  • When Higgins rode his first Australian Group 1 winner in 1960, there were a total of 49 Group 1 races during season 1960-1961. When Higgins retired in 1983, there were 55 Group 1 races conducted in Australia.
  • Higgins also rode a total 31 winners of races that have been subsequently upgraded to Group One status – these include the Makybe Diva (Craiglee) Stakes (6), William Reid Stakes (5), Turnbull Stakes (4), Orr Stakes (4), Lightning Stakes (3) and Moir Stakes (3).

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