Story: Horse and greyhound racing

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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 jockeys' premiership, with 159 wins during the season. She was the second woman to win this title; the first was Lisa Cropp. Allpress was champion jockey again in 2016, 2019 and 2020.

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Mary Mountier, 'Horse and greyhound racing - Recent changes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2024)

Story by Mary Mountier, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Nov 2015