Horse Jockey

Andrew Thornton

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Age 51
Birthday October 281972
Birth Sign Scorpio
City England
Country England
Profession Horse Jockey

Andrew Thornton is a famous Horse Jockey, born on October 28, 1972 in United Kingdom. As of December 2022, Andrew Thornton’s net worth is $5 Million. He won the Lester Award for jump ride of the year in 2007.

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Andrew Thornton Biography

English National Hunt jockey who has ridden many great horses including Cool Dawn and won the 1996 William Hill Trophy Handicap Chase. He was born on 28 October 1972 in Cleveland and schooled at Barnard Castle School in County Durham. He is not related to another English jockey, Robert Thornton..

He was born and raised in Cleveland, England.

Thornton rode many horses including Cool Dawn, Gingembre and See More Business to victory in many a big race as well as 8-time winner French Holly who won two Grade 1s and only just failed to win the Champion Hurdle in 1999 when beaten by Istabraq. His death in a schooling accident in the Winter of 1999 was a major disappointment to Thornton.

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Despite having to endure many setbacks and injuries throughout his career, by 2012 Thornton was widely regarded as one of the best jumps jockeys around. He was also very highly respected among his weighing room colleagues.

Andrew Thornton Net Worth

Andrew Thornton is one of the richest Horse Jockey & listed on most popular Horse Jockey. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Andrew Thornton‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Horse Jockey
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He went to school at Barnard Castle.

Despite having to endure many setbacks and injuries throughout his career, by 2012 Thornton was widely regarded as one of the best jumps jockeys around. He was also very highly respected among his weighing room colleagues.

He rode mainly for Caroline Bailey and Seamus Mullins, he was stable jockey for Robert Alner for many years as well as riding for plenty of other trainers over the years. Thornton was one of the very few National Hunt jockeys who wore contact lenses while riding and it is for this reason that he acquired the nicknames “Lensio” and “Blindman”. Thornton rode his 1000th winner on Kentford Myth at Wincanton on 26 December 2016.

Because Thornton was taller than the average jump jockey, he was forced to ride very low in the stirrups. It was not always attractive to look at but it rarely failed to get the job done. The benefits of his riding style were also highlighted by the record Thornton had in staying handicap chases and staying handicap hurdle races. He was able to push along from a mile out and galvanise the horse. His strength was seen in many exciting finishes when he looked beaten turning for home. On 6 June 2018, Thornton retired from racing.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Horse Jockey. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United Kingdom. Andrew Thornton celebrates birthday on October 28 of every year.

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