Name Blake Shinn
|Born 26 September 1987 (age 28)
Victoria, Australia (1987-09-26) |
RECOVERING FROM A BROKEN NECK | Australian jockey Blake Shinn's inspirational story
Blake Shinn (born 26 September 1987) is an Australian jockey, who rode the 2008 Melbourne Cup winner on Viewed for trainer Bart Cummings.
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Shinn grew up in Kilmore, Victoria being born to a family of saddlers.
He was the winner of the Racing Victoria Limited 2005 Scobie Breasley Medal.
On Melbourne Cup day 2010, Blake Shinn missed his ride in the cup on Precedence, after a fall in Race 3 at Flemington resulted in him being taken to hospital. He was replaced by James Winks.
On March 19 2016 Blake won the Golden Slipper at Rosehill race course in Sydney on Capitalist.