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Thierry Gillet

Thierry Gillet (born December 20, 1969) is a top French jockey who won the 2004 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe aboard Bago, a thoroughbred race horse he has ridden in 14 of his career starts.[1] In April, 2009, at age 39, Gillet announced his retirement from racing, citing recurring weight problems. He won 904 races in his career.[2]

In 2007, he won the Criterium de Saint-Cloud riding the colt Full of Gold.[3]


  • Six-time winner of the Prix de Pomone: Bright Moon (1993, 1994), Helen of Spain (1996), Interlude (2000), Abitara (2001), Lune d'Or (2004)
  • Two-time winner of the Prix Ganay in 2004 and 2005.


  1. "Thierry Gillet - NTRA". www.ntra.com. http://www.ntra.com/stats_bios.aspx?id=12642. Retrieved 2009-09-08. 
  2. "Arc-winner Thierry Gillet calls it a day". www.frogsracing.com. http://www.frogsracing.com/french-flat-racing-news/138-arc-winner-thierry-gillet-calls-it-a-day. Retrieved 2009-09-08. 
  3. Stoneham, Desmond. "Full of Gold captures Criterium de Saint-Cloud - NTRA". www.ntra.com. http://www.ntra.com/content.aspx?type=news&id=29457. Retrieved 2009-09-08. 


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