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ItsMeSwaddle
21 Jul 21 21:00
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Some really poor riders in this lot.

1) Jason Watson
2) Cieran Fallon
3) All the Doyle's (not inc Sophie in the States)
4) Faye Mc
5) Daniel Muscott
6) Megan Nicholls
7) Martin Harley
8) David Egan
9) Graham Lee
10) Billy Garrity.

HTH
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Report stu July 22, 2021 4:44 AM BST
No 3, include Hollie? Shocked
Report Reynard July 22, 2021 12:14 PM BST
Think I'll just sit here on my comfy chaise lounge criticising multiple Grade 1 winning jockeys Plain
Report stu July 22, 2021 12:30 PM BST
There is his Top 10 jockeys list too though Reynard, to be fair.

Though I have a suspicion also some fishing going on...Mischief
Report youwillblucky July 22, 2021 8:48 PM BST
Faye Mc , deffo up there Laugh
Report sparrow July 22, 2021 9:44 PM BST
A very poor list
Report sparrow July 22, 2021 9:45 PM BST
I thought maybe fishing until I saw Lee included.
Report ItsMeSwaddle July 22, 2021 10:03 PM BST
Some really poor jockeys in this list im afraid sorry.

Anyone that isnt happy, whats wrong with it?
Report Ramruma July 23, 2021 7:26 AM BST
Comparing OP's list with the Whitley figures, Whitley has four of those listed as above average, and some more not rated at all, presumably because they've not ridden enough.
Report G Hall July 23, 2021 9:02 AM BST
Racist topic in my opinion everyone in the list is white and British or Irish
Report Ramruma July 23, 2021 9:56 AM BST
Racist to assume number 3, "All the Doyles", are White. There could be hundreds of them in China or Africa.
Report G Hall July 23, 2021 10:25 AM BST
True
Report stu July 23, 2021 10:28 AM BST
Surely our SPOTY girl isn't in this listing OP? Confused
Report ItsMeSwaddle July 23, 2021 10:30 AM BST
I will put this in the most polite way possible.

She isnt the strongest in a finish.
Report stu July 23, 2021 10:31 AM BST
REPORTED Laugh
Report sageform July 23, 2021 12:57 PM BST
In my view, the most important attributes of a jockey are pace judgement, tactics, balance and timing in a finish. It is the horse that needs the strength although a lazy horse does need a strong jockey.
Report barstool July 23, 2021 1:18 PM BST
T Eaves
P Mathers
E Greatrex
D Nolan
G Rooke
J Haynes
L Keniry
H Shaw
J Gordon
JF Egan

All had more than 100 rides with about 5% winners each.
Report ItsMeSwaddle July 23, 2021 1:37 PM BST
Hence why Watson is 1) sadly
Report berti July 23, 2021 2:23 PM BST
Can't have a top 10 useless jockey list without including Martin Dwyer imo
Report De_man July 23, 2021 2:27 PM BST
JW is dodge
Report Daryl Revok July 23, 2021 2:35 PM BST
a list that might easily have to be top 20 by the end of the day Laugh
Report ItsMeSwaddle July 23, 2021 2:40 PM BST
Dwyer in my top 10
Report De_man July 23, 2021 2:44 PM BST
SDS too
Report berti July 24, 2021 2:04 PM BST
Definitely stick Tudhope in there after them 2 rides at Ascot - shockers.
Report StillLearning July 24, 2021 2:12 PM BST
would it be easier to do a top 10 BEST jockeys? or would we even get to 10?
Report EVILROYSLADE July 24, 2021 3:00 PM BST
Pat Cosgrave. Dire!
Report gemini01 July 24, 2021 3:14 PM BST
Cosgrove is mustard when the cash is down evilroy......
Report gemini01 July 24, 2021 3:19 PM BST
Dane o Neill, Tony Hamilton and P J MacDonald are some omissions from the above lists
Report ItsMeSwaddle July 24, 2021 6:10 PM BST
Cosgrave is a classy individual
Report EVILROYSLADE July 26, 2021 4:41 PM BST
Cosgrave is anything but a "Bonus" in the saddle. The money was down there but as is generally the case, it went astray! Good old Pat, lay all day.
Report steerforth July 26, 2021 11:18 PM BST
Where the hell is Luke Morris?
Report GEORGE.B July 26, 2021 11:40 PM BST
Swad needs to watch Hollie winning on Glen Shiel in the Group 1 at Ascot last October, if there was a stronger ride on the Flat last year I must have missed it.
Report GEORGE.B July 26, 2021 11:56 PM BST
I'm not saying these are the "worst" , if only because the ratings may say otherwise, and it's a subjective list, but let's just say they don't exactly fill me with confidence! In no particular order:

Tony Hamilton
Tom Eaves
Liam Keniry
Josephine Gordon
Tom Queally
James Sullivan
Shane Kelly
Report Tiger Tiger July 27, 2021 12:45 AM BST
If you listen to the 'pocket talkers' then there isn't a decent jockey in the country.
Report steerforth July 27, 2021 8:02 AM BST
Tiger has a point, I reckon everyone has jockeys/trainers who as a rule, either beat them when laid or are beaten when backed.
It doesnt follow that they are necessarily bad. But it's conspicuous how some names keep coming up. But once again, how can anybody look at Luke Morris and say his style is not at the very least unbalancing horses? Surely that's objective.
Report wondersobright July 27, 2021 11:57 AM BST
george is aware of the figs
Report wondersobright July 27, 2021 11:59 AM BST
probably take issue with 1 name there who I have as a par rider that I would trust on steering jobs but the 7 other doesn't matter what they're riding immediate line through for me
Report wondersobright July 27, 2021 11:59 AM BST
*other 6
Report Jumping-cuckoo-monk July 27, 2021 12:15 PM BST
Only back Shane Kelly at odds over 12-1 and to 50p
He can ride, but will he?
Report Tiger Tiger July 27, 2021 12:49 PM BST
steerforth, I agree, but Sir Mark Prescott seems to disagree, Morris has a 30% strike rate for him on his 3 year olds in Handicaps, strangely though, if you layed every other one he ever rides for Sir Mark you would be very happy.
Report dave d July 27, 2021 1:23 PM BST
mulrennan a shocking ommision imho SurprisedSurprisedSurprised
Report LoyalHoncho July 27, 2021 1:37 PM BST
Smashing ride by Mulrennan there in the Bev 1.30.  Kept finding more as the challenges came.  Can't ask for more than that.
Report ItsMeSwaddle July 27, 2021 1:41 PM BST
Kelly, Mulrennan both very good jockeys but sadly only when they want to be, if it was on pure ability these 2 would of made the top10 list.

Morris cant be on the worst 10 list just purely due to his good John Wayne impression close home, windmill whipping motion, yeeeeha
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