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BEN THOMPSON

  • Australia

Ben Thompson, son of champion greyhound trainer Jason Thompson, began his career in 2014 after first getting on a horse at the age of 15 in 2012.
Ben Thompson was first apprenticed to Mick Kent at Cranbourne before joining the Allen Williams stable and in his first full season of riding notched up over 50 winners throughout Victoria and NSW.
A natural lightweight, Thompson is a highly regarded young jockey who’s first black type success came aboard First Course in the 2016 Sale Cup, going on to ride in the Melbourne Cup the same year.

Best Horse :
UNCOMMON JAMES (Timeform Rating 119)
First Group Win (G1):
UNCOMMON JAMES (25 Feb 2023)

BEN THOMPSON's Career

Latest Rides

FP Date Course Runner Div Type Distance PM AUD $ Trainer Time
10 of 12 21 Feb 2024 HAPV TRUE LEGEND $63 RST80-60 C3 1650m $398,058 W K MO 1:38.67
7 of 12 21 Feb 2024 HAPV HOSS $56 RST85-60 C3 1000m $361,165 PIERRE NG 0:56.95
7 of 12 21 Feb 2024 HAPV ASTROLOGER $66 RST85-60 C3 1200m $361,165 MANFRED MAN 1:09.44
11 of 12 21 Feb 2024 HAPV I AM THE BOSS $18 RST85-60 C3 1650m $398,058 K W LUI 1:39.39
6 of 12 21 Feb 2024 HAPV YOUNG VICTORY $65 RST60-40 C4 1650m $227,184 W Y SO 1:40.05
8 of 11 21 Feb 2024 HAPV PRECISE EXPRESS $20 RST60-40 C4 1800m $227,184 P F YIU 1:49.82
6 of 8 21 Feb 2024 HAPV MAJESTIC KNIGHT $10 RST110-85 C1 1200m $722,330 D WHYTE 1:09.44
10 of 12 21 Feb 2024 HAPV VALIANT ELEGANCE $6.7 RST60-40 C4 1200m $227,184 D WHYTE 1:10.00
11 of 12 21 Feb 2024 HAPV ISLAND GOLDEN $17 RST60-40 C4 1200m $227,184 MANFRED MAN 1:09.80
10 of 12 18 Feb 2024 SHATA TRUE LEGEND $63 RST80-60 C3 1650m $398,058 W K MO 1:38.67

Trainer Statistics

Last 100 Runners
Career
Trainer Name Wins Win (%) Places Place (%) Rides PM AUD $ G1(w) G2(w) G3(w) LR(w) ROI
TONY GOLLAN 2 18.2% 1 27.3% 11 $122,125 0 0 0 0 $0.55
JACK BRUCE 2 20.0% 3 50.0% 10 $88,060 0 0 0 0 $1.20
S O'DEA & M HOYSTED 1 25.0% 2 75.0% 4 $24,560 0 0 0 0 $0.60
DAVID VANDYKE 1 33.3% 0 33.3% 3 $24,200 0 0 0 0 $1.00
DAMIEN BATTERS 1 50.0% 1 100.0% 2 $22,400 0 0 0 0 $3.00
ROBERT HEATHCOTE 0 0.0% 2 33.3% 6 $57,950 0 0 0 0 -
P F YIU 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 5 - 0 0 0 0 -
W K MO 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 5 - 0 0 0 0 -
LES ROSS 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 4 $35,500 0 0 0 0 -
MANFRED MAN 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 3 - 0 0 0 0 -
D WHYTE 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 3 - 0 0 0 0 -
GILLIAN HEINRICH 0 0.0% 1 33.3% 3 $8,300 0 0 0 0 -
C H YIP 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 3 - 0 0 0 0 -
W Y SO 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 2 - 0 0 0 0 -
MICHAEL NOLAN 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 2 $2,400 0 0 0 0 -
Trainer Name Wins Win (%) Places Place (%) Rides PM AUD $ G1(w) G2(w) G3(w) LR(w) ROI
S O'DEA & M HOYSTED 72 23.3% 85 50.8% 309 $3,800,561 1 0 0 5 $0.96
TONY GOLLAN 67 16.6% 110 43.9% 403 $4,444,766 0 0 0 7 $0.95
ROBERT HEATHCOTE 33 12.7% 82 44.4% 259 $2,009,880 0 1 0 0 $0.57
LEON & TROY CORSTENS 21 10.9% 43 33.3% 192 $1,265,610 0 1 0 1 $0.79
TONY & MADDYSEN SEARS 21 18.9% 31 46.8% 111 $1,765,850 0 0 1 0 $0.91
STUART KENDRICK 17 15.2% 33 44.6% 112 $608,190 0 0 0 0 $0.89
JACK BRUCE 17 16.8% 33 49.5% 101 $636,258 0 0 0 0 $0.71
ROBBIE GRIFFITHS 15 9.6% 24 24.8% 157 $624,363 0 0 0 0 $0.82
K M KEYS 15 13.3% 16 27.4% 113 $529,138 0 0 0 1 $1.43
GARY DUNCAN 15 17.6% 21 42.4% 85 $748,790 0 0 0 1 $0.81
PHILLIP STOKES 13 13.5% 24 38.5% 96 $797,849 0 1 0 0 $0.91
MATHEW ELLERTON & SIMON ZAHRA 11 10.6% 19 28.8% 104 $605,835 0 0 0 0 $0.75
LES ROSS 11 14.9% 16 36.5% 74 $905,015 0 0 0 0 $0.66
MATT LAURIE 10 11.2% 21 34.8% 89 $331,161 0 0 0 0 $0.86
CIARON MAHER 10 12.7% 20 38.0% 79 $425,093 0 0 0 0 $0.71

Seasons Summary Statistics

Season Wins Win (%) Places Place (%) Rides PM AUD $ G1(w) G2(w) G3(w) LR(w) ROI
2023/24 77 13.9% 138 38.9% 553 $4,508,118 0 0 0 2 $0.61
2022/23 154 15.5% 279 43.5% 995 $10,880,732 1 0 2 8 $0.89
2021/22 70 12.3% 125 34.3% 569 $3,578,372 0 0 0 4 $0.61
2020/21 104 13.0% 198 37.7% 801 $4,931,135 0 2 0 4 $0.79
2019/20 48 7.8% 119 27.2% 614 $2,584,528 0 1 0 0 $0.73
2018/19 54 8.5% 121 27.4% 638 $3,327,809 0 0 0 1 $1.16
2017/18 82 8.1% 192 27.1% 1010 $4,045,212 0 0 0 0 $0.66
2016/17 78 8.1% 184 27.1% 967 $3,911,237 0 0 0 2 $0.69
2015/16 54 8.4% 109 25.4% 642 $2,066,203 0 0 0 0 $0.64
2014/15 54 10.5% 100 29.9% 515 $896,995 0 0 0 0 $1.00
Overall 781 10.6% 1577 21.4% 7360 $40,784,076 1 3 2 21 $0.80

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