The Flat Jockeys Championship title is going down to the wire between Oisin Murphy and William Buick, with just six winners separating the pair…
“After Pocket The Profit won by almost five lengths, Buick was briefly cut into 7/4. But he drifted back to 9/4 after failing to ride any more winners.”
Oisin Murphy and William Buick are battling it out for the Flat Jockeys Championship title but it is the former who is leading the way with 149 winners, with William Buick sitting on 143 at the time of writing.
Currently, Murphy is 1.412/5 to win the title, with Buick the outsider at 3.55/2.
Both went head to head over the weekend but the spotlight was firmly on Buick yesterday at Wolverhampton, with the jockey chasing Murphy booked in for eight rides.
However, what was meant to be a productive day for Buick ended with just the one winner, after three seconds and three late withdrawals. The three withdrawals were all announced within the space of an hour.
After Pocket The Profit won by almost five lengths, Buick was briefly cut into 7/4. But he drifted back to 9/4 after failing to ride any more winners.
However, Tuesday is a new day and Buick has been booked in for eight more rides at Leicester this afternoon. You can see Leicester’s full cards here.
Murphy also heads to Leicester where he has four rides today. He saddles Future King in the 16:55 and is the red hot favourite at 2.01/1.
Both jockeys head to Nottingham on Wednesday, before plenty of rides at Chelmsford on Thursday under the lights.