GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Statistics About The Average Jockey Size

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"An average jockey weighs between 108 and 118 pounds."

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"The typical female jockey weighs about 10 pounds more than the average male jockey."

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"The average jockey height usually ranges from 4.10 - 5.6 feet."

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"Average body fat percentage for jockeys is around 6-12%, much lower than the average adult."

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"The tallest jockey ever recorded, Thomas Foley, stood at 6 feet, which is much taller than the average jockey size."

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"Female jockeys are around 1.63m tall in average, a little shorter compared to their male counterparts."

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"The average waist size of male jockeys is 28.6 inches."

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"In Japan, the average weight for jockeys is approximately 117 pounds."

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"In UK flat racing, jockeys are typically about 5ft 6in tall and weigh around 8.5 stone (54 kg or ~119 pounds)."

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"A jockey's average shoe size is typically smaller than the average adult, often fitting into US shoe size 5-6."

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"Among male jockeys, the average chest size is 36 inches."

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"Jockey riding equipment on average weighs about 3-4 pounds, which is factored into total weight calculations."

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"The lower limit for a jockey's weight in professional flat racing is 53kg (8.3 stone or ~116 pounds), considerably less than average adult body weight."

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"The typical weight range for French jockeys is between 53-57kg (~116-125 pounds)."

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"An average jockey in the US competes at about 8% to 11% under their natural body weight."

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"Jockeys on average expend more energy per second during a race (9.6 metabolic equivalents) than a cyclist in a 2 km time trial (7.1 METs)."

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"The average age of starting apprenticeship to become a jockey is 16, often before full physical growth occurs for most people."

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