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salmon spray
06 Apr 22 09:11
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Riding a fancied one for Varian in the 4.10 at Lingers. Two rides this year,two last. No claim so I'm assuming he's a furriner. Name suggests American but I know more about US jockeys than GB ones these days and I've never come across him.
Anybody know ?
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Report The Management April 6, 2022 9:15 AM BST
Jefferson Smith may be an unfamiliar name to many, but the jockey landed his 100th career winner and illustrated his riding credentials when guiding the Roger Varian-trained Sound Angela to a comfortable two-length success in the mile novice stakes.

The 26-year-old French native has relocated to Varian's stable having previously ridden professionally in France and as a work-rider for Charlie Appleby in Dubai.

“Today is my 100th winner,” Smith told Sky Sports Racing.

The 8-11 shot gave favourite backers a scare when she fell out the stalls, but her rider kept his composure.

He added: “The start was not good, she was a little bit funny, but it was not a problem, I was in no rush. I know the filly, she has a good finish and I listened to the orders of Roger [Varian] and was patient.”

Smith is building a fruitful partnership with Sound Angela as she gave him his first victory in Britain and for his new boss at Kempton last month.

He said: “It’s my first year in the UK, I need to work more and improve all the time.”

Report salmon spray April 6, 2022 9:17 AM BST
Thanks.
Odd name for a Frenchman.
Report Tiger Tiger April 6, 2022 9:44 AM BST
Jockey Details
Age: 27
Licence/Permit Type: Flat
Days Since Last Win: 25
Lowest Riding Weight: 8st 6lbs

British Career Details.
Wins: 4
Rides: 51
Win To Rides: 7.84%
Report salmon spray April 6, 2022 10:32 AM BST
Yes. Sorry I should have said 2 wins this year and two last.
Report sparrow April 6, 2022 10:38 AM BST
https://mobile.twitter.com/jeffsmith974
Report elise April 6, 2022 10:44 AM BST
i read somewhere he has his own airplane
Report kevo April 6, 2022 10:50 AM BST
And he gets a good tune out of it.
Report sparrow April 6, 2022 11:10 AM BST
A favourite of mine.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnJM_jC7j_4
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