Story: Horse and greyhound racing

Lisa Allpress (3rd of 3)

Lisa Allpress

Lisa Allpress of Whanganui is shown after winning the St Leger Stakes at Trentham on Valhalla in 2009. One of New Zealand's top jockeys, in 2012 she took the national jockey's premiership, with 159 wins during the season. She was the second woman to gain this title; the first was Lisa Cropp.

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Mary Mountier, 'Horse and greyhound racing - Recent changes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 11 August 2020)

Story by Mary Mountier, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 4 Nov 2015