Doyle is first feminine jockey to win French Traditional

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Hollie Doyle
Doyle was named Sunday Occasions Sportswoman of the 12 months in 2020

England’s Hollie Doyle turned the primary feminine jockey to win a French Traditional race with victory on Nashwa within the French Oaks at Chantilly on Sunday.

Doyle, 25, had develop into the primary girl to be positioned in a British Traditional when she got here third on the filly within the Oaks at Epsom earlier within the month.

Favorite Nashwa received from La Parisienne with Rosacea third within the race which is formally often known as the Prix de Diane.

“I’m simply privileged to be on this place,” she stated.

After crossing the profitable line, Doyle was congratulated by husband and fellow jockey Tom Marquand, who was seventh on Zellie within the race, which was first run in 1843.

She was third within the BBC Sports activities Persona of the 12 months award in 2020 after driving a Champions Day double at Ascot and partnering 5 winners at one Windsor assembly.

Final yr, she broke her own record for probably the most winners in a calendar yr for a British feminine jockey.

On Tuesday, Doyle recorded her third Royal Ascot success with victory on Bradsell within the Coventry Stakes.

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