Nico de Boinville

Stable Jockey to Nicky Henderson

Rider of Sprinter Sacre and Altior

Nico is one of the country’s top National Hunt riders and is stable jockey to six-time Champion Trainer, Nicky Henderson. In 2015, he won the Gold Cup at Cheltenham on Coneygree – the first novice to win the race in 41 years. In 2016 he rode Sprinter Sacre in his unforgettable comeback season in which he regained his Champion Chase Crown. He has since won the race twice with Altior, who himself is a four-time Cheltenham Festival Winner.

Other notable Grade 1 winning horses that de Boinville has ridden to victory include Might Bite (RSA Chase, King George, Mildmay Novices Chase), Pentland Hills (Triumph Hurdle, 4yo Juvenile Hurdle), Santini (Sefton Novices’ Hurdle), Verdana Blue (Christmas Hurdle), Brain Power (American Grand National), Shishkin (Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices’ Chase) and the extremely exciting Constitution Hill (Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, Unibet Champion Hurdle).