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Channing Hill

Channing Hill
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Occupation Jockey
Birthplace Grand Island, Nebraska, U.S.
Birth date August 22, 1987
Major racing wins, honours & awards
Major racing wins
New York Stallion Series (2006)
New York Oaks (2006)
New York Derby (2007)
Pleasant Colony Stakes (2007)
Barbara Fritchie Handicap (2008)
Andover Way Stakes (2008)
Anne Arundel Stakes (2008)
Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (2008)
Stuyvesant Handicap (2008)
Forego Stakes (2008)
Athenia Handicap (2008)
Ontario Fashion Stakes (2008)
Wistful Stakes (2009)
Busher Stakes (2009)
Oklahoma Derby (2009)
Red Smith Handicap (2009)
Paumonok Handicap (2010)
Toboggan Handicap (2010)
Ladies Handicap (2010)
Seabiscuit Stakes (2010)
James B. Moseley Stakes (2010)
Significant horses
Sweet Vendetta, What a Pear

Channing Hill (born August 22, 1987 in Grand Island, Nebraska) is an American jockey in American Thoroughbred horse racing.

Hill began riding horses when he was 16 years old. He rode full time at Prairie Meadows between his junior and senior years in high school. After graduating from Columbus High School in 2005 he traveled to New York to continue his riding career. His father is longtime jockey Alan Hill who rode at Fonner Park during his four decade long racing career.

In 2005, Hill was the runner-up to Emma-Jayne Wilson in Eclipse votes for top apprentice jockey in the United States. His first win was atop Red River Ridge in June 2004 at Prairie Meadows. His step sister, Stephanie Korger is currently an apprentice jockey at Fonner Park. Hill currently rides for the New York and New Jersey racing circuit. Presently, and in the past few years he has been in the top 100 list for North American Racing Leaders with overall earnings and wins.

On July 10, 2010 Hill swept the two $75,000 stakes races on the 75th Anniversary Day program at Suffolk Downs in front of a crowd of 10,310.



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