AGE WEIGHT CAREER WINS GROUP 1 WINS PRIZE MONEY FIRST RIDE MOST RIDES FOR
35 53kgs 1086 9 $48,018,283 Red Lizzie, 1998 Robert Smeardon


  • "With two Group 1 winners in the 2017 Spring Racing Carnival, Mark Zahra won't be short of rides during the Festival of Racing."


    Mark Zahra has continued to cement himself as one of Victoria's leading senior jockeys, often a key player in the state's big races.

    He produced what many thought was the riding performance of the spring, when he made the split-second call to put Merchant Navy back on the inside in the $1 million Coolmore Stud Stakes, proving a winning move.

    Originally from Western Australia, the 35-year-old is set to continue his association with Aaron Purcell's star colt and a number of other key runners including Russian Revolution, making him a jockey to certainly keep an eye on this autumn.

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