Multiple Classic winning jockey, Catherine was born on May 9th, 1968 in Nelson, New Zealand. At just under 5 ft (148m), she tacks at 8st 2lbs or 52 kgs.
She started her apprenticeship in 1985 under Alan Jones in Cambridge, N.Z., and rode her first ride on Cool Deal in August 1985 at the Te Awamatu track in her home country.
To date she has booted home more than 500 winners and she states that her favourite horse was that first ride, Cool Deal.
She rates the best horses that she has ridden as Alynda, Good Faith, Hero and Centre Crest.
She considers that her best qualities are her "sense of pace" and "being first out of the gate". Her hobbes include hunting on horses, skiing, jet skiing and scuba diving.
In 2003, Catherine erected a web site about herself called http://www.nzjockey.co.nz/ with some very interesting details about her success in the sport.
Catherine books her own rides and can be contacted for rides on her e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
or she be phoned on +64 7823 4694 or +64 2194 4906.
Big Race Wins
New Zealand 1000 Guineas (Group 1)
New Zealand 2000 Guineas (Group 1)
New Zealand Oaks (Group 1)
Railway Stakes (Group 1)
Sires Produce Stakes (Group 1)
Concorde Stakes (Group 1)
WFA Auto Auctions Stakes (Group 1).
Countries Ridden In
U.S.A. (Canterbury Downs, 1988)
Good luck Catherine with everything and thanks for contacting JockeysRoom.