Darren Gauci.....52 kg
Photos by Racing Victoria Ltd. Statistics by Dick Johnson
Photo by Racing Victoria Ltd.Darren Gauci is a four-time Melbourne Metropolitan Champion jockey. Darren's career started over 20 years ago in 1982 and apart from his base in Melbourne, Australia, Darren has also competed successfully in Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and New Zealand.

Born in Melbourne on 26th December, 1965, Darren goes to scale at 52 kgs or 8 stone 2lbs and is 5ft 2" high.

His first ride was on April 3rd, 1982 and eight days later he rode his first winner in the C.U.B. East Gippsland Cup at the Bairnsdale Victoria racecourse. He has ridden 1,800+ winners to date, icluding 31 Group 1 winners and 250 stakes winners.

Big Races Won:

  • AJC Doncaster Hcp (Group 1 - 1600M)
  • AJC Oaks (Group 1 -2500M)
  • AJC Epsom Hcp (Group 1 - 1600M)
  • VRC Oaks (Group 1 - 2500M)
  • VRC Newmarket Hcp (Group 1 - 1200M)
  • VRC Pure Pak Stakes 1200M (Group 1 - 1200M)
  • VRC Australian Guineas (Group 1 - 1600M)
  • VRC Lightning Stakes (Group 1 - 1000M)
  • QTC Stradbroke Hcp (Group 1 - 1200M)
  • QTC Sires Produce Stakes (Group 1 - 1400M)
  • Melbourne Racing Club Guineas (Group 1 - 1600M)
  • Melbourne Racing Club Thousand Guineas (Group 1 - 1600M)
  • Melbourne Racing Club Caulfield Stakes (Group 1 - 2000M)
  • Melbourne Racing Club Futurity Stakes (Group 1 - 1400M)
  • Melbourne Racing Club C F ORR Stakes (Group 1 - 1400M)
  • Melbourne Racing Club Underwood Stakes (Group 1 - 1800M)
  • MVRC Manikato Stakes (Group 1 - 1200M)
  • MVRC Australia Stakes (Group 1 - 1200M)
  • SAJC Adelaide Cup (Group 1 - 3200M)
  • SAJC Goodwood Hcp (Group 1 - 1200M)
  • SAJC Sth Australian Derby (Group 1 - 2500M)

    No of stakes winners:

  • Group 1 Level--- 31
  • Group & Listed Level--250+

    Best horse ridden:

  • Super Impose

    Trainer apprenticed to: Frank King

    Favourite racecourse: Flemington

    Ambitions for the future: Remain competing amongst riders at the top level.

    Agent name and contact details: David Gauci: +61 3 9372 1688


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