Sam Twiston-Davies

Leading UK Jump Jockey

Sam Twiston-Davies

Sam is one of the UK’s leading jump jockeys, with over 1,000 career wins, including victory in the King George VI Chase.

He rides for trainers such as Paul Nicholls, Dr Newland & Nigel Twiston-Davies.

Sam is a well-known media personality, an Ambassador for William Hill & weekly Columnist for The Sun Racing.


Sam Twiston-Davies finished 3rd in the 2019/20 jump jockeys Championship, recording 99 wins before the season ended prematurely due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Having already notched up over 1,000 career wins, Sam continues to be a force at the big jump meetings such as Cheltenham Festival and Aintree. He secured victory in the 2019 King George VI Chase at Kempton and in the Ascot Chase amongst other big wins.

Sam rides freelance for number one jump jockey for Champion trainer Paul Nicholls, Dr Newland, his father Nigel Twiston-Davies amongst others. He has ridden multiple Grade One winners for the Ditcheat stable on several occasions while continuing to ride The New One for his father. The 27 year-old is quite light, having to reach just 10 stone as a professional jockey.

Did you know:

  • Sam likes biking
  • He enjoys playing on the X box
  • His favourite TV show is Georgie Shore

Sam is sponsored by William Hill and is a weekly columnist for The Sun newspaper. He also undertakes Q&As at boxes and hospitality facilities at major racing festivals. Sam is also an Ambassador for Right To Play (a charity using international sport to promote development and peace). Off the track, Sam is often seen on TV shows such as the BBC’s “A Question of Sport”.

Sam is interviewed regularly on ITV Racing, Sky Sports, TalkSPORT and on BBC Radio 5Live.


Media Work



Columnist for The Sun newspaper

Ambassador for The Green Room
Sponsored by William Hill

Panellist on BBC’s “A Question of Sport

Guest on “Luck on Sunday”

Contributor on At The Races, Sky Sports, ITV Racing

Latest News

Sam Twiston-Davies continues his Sponsorship with William Hill

William Hill is to continue to sponsor top jockey Sam Twiston-Davies, in deal negotiated by Lloyd Burns Management. Sam will wear William Hill’s logo on his riding breeches and will also provide Ambassadorial duties, such as personal appearances and video content for the betting giants.

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