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Silk Series Leaderboard

Pos Jockey Pts
1st Megan Nicholls 60
2nd Nicola Currie 40
3rd Georgia Cox 38
4th Sammy Jo Bell 36
5th Shelley Birkett 34
6th Hayley Turner 32
7th Ellie Mackenzie 28
Serena Brotherton 28

The Scoring

Jockeys will be awarded points for winning and being placed in each of the nine races. The points system will be as follows:

1st Place

20
points

2ndPlace

16
points

3rd Place

12
points

4th Place

8
points

5th Place

4
points

6th Place

2
points


If there is a dead heat for first place the two horses will each receive 18 points (based on splitting the points available for first and second) and the third horse to cross the line will receive 12 points.

The Tufnell Trophy will be awarded to the jockey who wins the most points across the nine races. The presentation will take place on the afternoon of 14 September at Doncaster Racecourse.

The list of leading jockeys will be available on this page from May onwards once The Silk Series is underway.


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The Background

This Silk Series is a new initiative for 2017. It is a new £100,000 race series for female jockeys hosted at nine Ladies’ Days at ARC racecourses between May and September.

The final race will be help on Ladies’ Day of the St Leger Festival at Doncaster in front of a crowd of 15,000 racegoers.


The Tufnell Trophy

The leading female jockey at the end of The Silk Series will be awarded ‘The Tufnell Trophy’ in memory of Meriel Tufnell MBE who was Great Britain’s first Female Champion Jockey in 1972, a feat she matched in 1973 along with also becoming European Female Champion Jockey.

In addition to her success on the racecourse she also founded the Lady Jockeys’ Association – the first such body in the world.


Being Part of The Silk Series

We very much hope you will come and be part of The Silk Series by attending one of ARC’s Ladies Days which are full of colour and fun, as well as excellent sporting action.

All details about the nine racedays can be found on each of the racecourse’s websites.



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