Jay Ford

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Nationality Australian
Nickname Fordy
Age 30yo (24/11/1983)
Biggest Win Gr 1-Spring Champion Stakes (Monaco Consul 2009), Gr 1-Randwick Guineas (Hotel Grand 2006), Gr 1-Newmarket Handicap (Takeover Target 2006), Gr 1-Spring Champion Stakes (Hotel Grand 2005)
Best horse ridden Takeover Target
Twitter @jay_ford_
Last Season Stats Prizemoney: $2.21m

The Championships Race Highlights

TAB Adrian Knox Stakes: Raise (2008)


Jay Ford began his apprenticeship with Keith Dryden and finished his tutoring with Kim Waugh. His name went up in lights when he began a history-making partnership with fantastic sprinter Takeover Target. Ford, trainer Joe Janiak and Takeover Target travelled the world and won Group races in the UK and Japan. Ford had 39 rides on Takeover Target winning 20 races including seven Group One races along the way.

Favourite food: Yum Cha
Favourite drink: Bourbon & Coke
Favourite band/music: No real favourites, enjoy most types of music
Favourite sportsperson: Adrian Peterson
Star sign: Sagittarius