He wanted to win the title back to back and prove it was no fluke.
He’s done it. Hughesie will be crowned champion flat jockey again, this time at Doncaster today.
In the week when his great friend AP McCoy brought the sport of jumps racing to the attention of everyone, Hughes has cemented his reputation as the best of the best on the flat.
I congratulate Hughesie, a top jockey and an all round good fella.
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