Hughes rides seven winners out of eight at Windsor

first_img“He was probably my best ride of the day because he loves that ground. This is a great day,” Hughes said afterwards.As Frankie Dettori did at Ascot in 1996, Hughes rode his seventh winner of the day in the last aboard Mama Quilla, who saw a flood of money come for her to be sent off 15/8 favourite. Hughes did not disappoint punters, getting up a length and a half  for a 10,168/1 accumulator on the day. Hughes and Dettori are now the only two jockeys in British flat racing history to ride seven winners on a race card.Brady, Wilson named in Ireland side to face Faroes > RICHARD HUGHES RODE an incredible 10,168/1 seven-timer at Windsor racecourse on Monday.The champion jockey in waiting rode Mama Quilla in the 5.40 to grab his seventh winner of the eight card meeting.Richard Hannon’s stable jockey and son-in-law rode the first five winners of the day, with 13/8 joint-favorite Pivotal Movement giving Hughes and his boss Hannon their first winner of the day.Those were quickly followed up East Texas Red in the 2:30 (5/2F), Embankment in the 3:05 (7/1), the 3:35 with Magic Secret and the 4:10 with 5/2 favourite Links Drive Lady for trainer Dean Ivory.Hughes came unstuck in the 4.40, with his mount Ever Fortune going off 2/1 favourite, but only managing a third place finish.The Irish jockey was soon back in the winners enclosure, with a super ride on Duke Of Clarence in the 5.10 to notch up his sixth winner on the card.last_img read more