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.
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.
Svensk Galopp this week announced the first jockeys taking part in its new major international event, the Lady Jockeys’ Thoroughbred World Championship presented by Chess Racing which will take place at Bro Park on the 4th July. Canadian superstar Chantal Sutherland, who recently celebrated her 1000th winner, was revealed among the big names participating in the world championship.
Svensk Galopp today announced a major new event scheduled to take place at Bro Park, Europe’s newest racecourse, on Tuesday, 4 July. The inaugural Lady Jockeys’ Thoroughbred World Championship presented by Chess Racing will see ten of the world's leading female riders, handpicked for their talent in the saddle and international profile, compete in a one-day championship staged over five competitive handicaps.