Josefin Landgren, a 27 year-old professional rider from Sweden, is the latest to receive an invitation to compete in this year’s renewal of the Lady Jockeys’ Thoroughbred World Championship which takes place at Bro Park, Stockholm, on Sunday, 5 August.
A huge thanks to all our fans, followers, supporters and participants for making the inaugural Lady Jockeys' Thoroughbred World Championship presented by Chess Racing such a memorable event. We hope to see you all again next year! Here are some of our favourite photos from the day.
Maryline Eon entered the history books recently by becoming the first female to ride in the Group 1 Prix de Diane at Chantilly in June. On July 4th she reached another milestone in her career when winning the inaugural Lady Jockeys' Thoroughbred World Championship at Bro Park in Sweden.
17:10 GMT on Tuesday, 4th July heralds the start of the inaugural Lady Jockeys’ Thoroughbred World Championship at Europe’s newest racecourse, Bro Park, when Svensk Galopp, in association with Benny Andersson’s Chess Racing, stages a brand new event boasting an all-star cast of international female jockeys, broadcast live by Racing UK.
Britain’s most successful female jockey, Hayley Turner, who retired from racing in 2015 after a career that yielded three Group 1 successes, is set to return to the saddle for the inaugural Lady Jockeys’ Thoroughbred World Championship, presented by Chess Racing, at Bro Park, Stockholm, on the 4th July.
The line-up for the inaugural Lady Jockeys’ Thoroughbred World Championship has been strengthened with announcement of three more top riders representing Ireland, UK and Denmark, set to take part in the star-studded international event at Bro Park, Stockholm on Tuesday 4, July.