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Richard Kingscote

Richard Kingscote jockey. Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
  • 2017 Series win-2nd-3rd - -
  • 2017 Total prize money £

Summary

A builder’s son from Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, Richard Kingscote is famous for his large collection of tattoos.

Attached to the Tom Dascombe yard, he enjoyed a first taste of big-race success when winning the July Stakes and the Superlative Stakes at Newmarket in 2008.

He rode a double at Royal Ascot in 2011 on horses trained by Dascombe, taking the Sandringham Stakes (Rhythm Of Light) and the King George V Handicap (Brown Panther).

He came close to a first success in the QIPCO British Champions Series when Gordon Lord Byron, trained by Tom Hogan, was second behind Society Rock in the Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock Park on 8 September 2012.

He had to wait less than a year to break his Series duck when giving Brown Panther a fine ride to win the Artemis Goodwood Cup, leg three of the Long Distance division. He could not follow up a year later, however, when he was never really settled in the race. He finished third. Next time out he won the Irish St Leger under a brilliant ride from Kingscote to win by six and a half lengths, his first Group 1 victory.

QIPCO British Champions Series Victories

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BCS Career statistics

Year Wins-2nd-3rd Prize money Group 1 wins Archived results

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