RACING: Hughes reaches 200 winner mark
6:29pm Tuesday 22nd October 2013 in Latest Sport News
WILTSHIRE-BASED jockey Richard Hughes partnered his 200th winner of the season as he steered Aertex to victory at Kempton today.
The rider, stable jockey to Everleigh trainer Richard Hannon, notched his first double century as he produced the Hannon inmate to snatch the glory in the rewards4racing.com Maiden Fillies' Stakes in the dying strides.
Aertex, sent off an 8-1 shot, prevailed by a length and a quarter for Hughes, who is the first jockey since Kieren Fallon in 2003 to achieve the feat of riding 200 winners.
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