Glyn Schofield

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Nationality South African
Nickname N/A
Age 47yo (25/1/1967)
Biggest Win Gr 1-The Epsom (Boban 2013), Gr 1-Golden Rose (Manawanui 2011), Gr 1-Singapore Cup (Gitano Hernando 2011), Gr 1-George Main Stakes (Road to Rock 2009)
Best horse ridden So You Think
Twitter @SchofieldGlyn
Last Season Stats Prizemoney: $5.23m

The Championships Race Highlights

Drummond Golf Sapphire Stakes: Court (2009)

Kindergarten Stakes: Dances on Stars (2012)

TAB Adrian Knox Stakes: Crafty Irna (2011)


Born in England, raised in South Africa and now calling Australia home, Schofield has ridden successfully across the globe, including England, South Africa, Australia, France, Mauritius and Singapore. He first started riding in Queensland with the late Bruce McLachlan. Schofield’s move to Australia followed success in two Group One races in South Africa but it is his association with the smart sprinter Hay List that Schofield could consider as the crowning moments of his career in Australia to date. Winning two Group One races on Hay List, both horse and rider had to settle for the ‘bridesmaid’ tag behind Black Caviar on six occasions. Having ridden more than 1500 winners, his ultimate international success came in the Group 1-Hong Kong Sprint on Natural Blitz in 2004 during his four-year stint in the Asian racing hub. Racing runs strongly within the Schofield family with son Chad following his father into race riding showing early promise claiming the 2011/12 apprentice premiership in Sydney and the 2012/13 equivalent in Melbourne. Glyn’s brother-in-law is the successful globetrotting jockey Jeff Lloyd.

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Favourite sportsperson: Phil Mickelson
Star sign: Aquarius