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Damien Thornton

How many Melbourne Cups has Damien Thornton won?

As the 2021 Melbourne Cup approaches, HorseBetting.com.au takes a look at Group 1-winning jockey Damien Thornton's record in the race that stops a nation.
Ocean Billy

Ocean Billy takes Rotorua to the Melbourne Cup

The significance of having a runner in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) has yet to fully dawn on Bill Pomare, but he has a...
Yearning wins Thousand Guineas

Yearning firms in VRC Oaks market after Thousand Guineas wins

There was plenty of talk in the build-up to Wednesday’s Thousand Guineas at Caulfield as to whether Sydney form was better than Melbourne form, but...
Ocean Billy

Tarzino in the frame for Cups contender

Melbourne Cup contender Ocean Billy’s storming effort at Te Rapa has convinced trainer Bill Pomare to take on the weight-for-age gallopers again in the Group...
The Astrologist

The Astrologist takes out Group 3 Aurie’s Star at Flemington

Following his win in the Group 3 Aurie's Star at Flemington, the Leon & Troy Corstens-trained The Astrologist is set to be aimed towards the...

He’s Raw But Zac Is The Boss

Although he still has a lot to learn and gave away experience to his rivals, three-year-old gelding Zac De Boss made it two wins from...

Crucial Gear Change For Blazejowski

Greg Eurell believes his smart galloper Blazejowski can return to his best after an uncharacteristic effort at Sandown when he finished last.

Import Skyman wins in Australian debut

The Chris Waller-trained Skyman has made a winning start to his Australian career, with the lightly-raced import taking out a benchmark-78 race at Caulfield.
Wairere Falls

Wairere Falls scores on big day for New Zealand breds

A minor surgery has worked the oracle with Wairere Falls who broke maiden ranks at Geelong on Friday. The three-year-old son of Savabeel was having...
Santa Ana Lane

Santa Ana Lane on track for Goodwood start

Santa Ana Lane has been kept ticking over towards the Group One Goodwood with an easy jump-out at Flemington.

Field of 14 to contest Group 1 SA Derby

Three fillies will back up into the South Australian Derby after contesting the Australasian Oaks in a bid to emulate the Lindsay Park-trained Qafila.
Damien Thornton

Thornton’s first Group 1 win justifies SA trip

Victorian jockey Damien Thornton has joined the Group One jockeys' club with victory in the Australasian Oaks on Toffee Tongue.
Toffee Tongue

Toffee Tongue sweet in Australasian Oaks

The Chris Waller-trained Toffee Tongue has broken her maiden in the Group One Australasian Oaks in Adelaide.
Damien Thornton

Thornton chasing Group 1 glory in Adelaide

Damien Thornton will be chasing his first Group One wins when he rides Toffee Tongue in the Australasian Oaks and Lyre in the Robert Sangster...
John Allen

Melbourne riders driving to SA quarantine

John Allen, Ethan Brown, Dean Holland and Zac Spain are about to start two weeks quarantine ahead of riding in Group One races during the...

Douglas, Thornton with Derby opportunities

Clayton Douglas and Damien Thornton will be among the jockeys chasing their first Group One wins when they ride two of the main South Australian...

Thornton guides Wild Flyer to city win

Jockey Damien Thornton has added to his season tally of winners with a win on Wild Flyer at the final Melbourne metropolitan meeting of the...

Damien Thornton gets 100th win for season

Jockey Damien Thornton has reached 100 wins in a season for the first time in his career, bringing up the milestone at Swan Hill.

Damien Thornton nears 100 wins for season

In-form jockey Damien Thornton has a big book of rides at Flemington and is closing in on 100 winners in a season for the first...