Sam is one of the UK’s leading jump jockeys, with over 1,200 career wins, including victory in the King George VI Chase and Punchestown Gold Cup.
He rides for trainers such as Dr Newland, Nigel Twiston-Davies and on occasion for Paul Nicholls.
Sam is a well-known media personality and is an Ambassador for William Hill.
Sam Twiston-Davies finishes in the top 5 of the Jump Jockeys’ Championship and has some big race wins to his name.
Having notched up well over 1,000 career wins, Sam continues to be a force at the big jump meetings such as the Cheltenham, Aintree & Punchestown Festivals. He won the Gold Cup at Punchestown in 2021, secured victory in the 2019 King George VI Chase at Kempton, 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.
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
Sam Twiston-Davies won the Topham Handicap Chase on Day 2 of the Aintree Festival onboard Bill Baxter. The Warren Greatrex-trained seven-year-old jumped and stayed the best
Sam Twiston-Davies rode The Real Whacker to victory in the Brown Advisory Novices’ Chase during Day 2 of the Cheltenham Festival. Sam won from the front, leading all the
Top jockey Sam Twiston-Davies defied top weight of 12 stone to impressively power home on I Like To Move it to clinch the Greatwood Handicap Hurdle for trainer (and father)
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