Richard Johnson Appointed OBE In The New Year Honours List


29 December 2018

We are delighted to hear that champion jockey and Chepstow Racecourse ambassador, Richard Johnson has been recognised in the New Year Honous list and has been appointed OBE.

It has been a highly successful year for Richard adding to his wins of over 3, 500 races during his racing career.

The three-time champion jockey has been ambassador of Chepstow Racecourse for one year, some of his big wins at the track include:


2016Welsh Grand NationalNative River
2016Finale Juvenile HurdleDefi Du Seuil
2013Finale Juvenile HurdleLe Rocher
2011Silver Trophy Handicap HurdleArthurian Legend
2011Persian War Novices' HurdleFingal Bay
2007Finale Juvenile HurdleFranchoek
2005Silver Trophy Handicap HurdleLacdoudal
1999Welsh Grand NationalEdmond

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