Meet world’s sexiest jockey named among ‘100 most beautiful people in world’

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Chantal Sutherland has won over £40million in prize money since swapping modelling for horse racing after being named as one of the 100 most beautiful people in the world.

Having featured in the likes of Vogue magazine and Sports Illustrated, Sutherland was included in People magazine's '100 most beautiful people' before stealing headlines as a jockey.

Riding her first winner back in October of 2000, Sutherland has gone on to win more than £40million during her career in the saddle – with over 1,000 race triumphs.

Sutherland was also memorably involved in a 'battle of the exes' on horseback as she went up against ex-fiancee Mike Smith in 2011.

The Canadian-born television personality appears in North American Thoroughbred horse racing, winning 34 major races between 2002 and 2012.

The 46-year-old rode significant horses such as Mine That Bird, Inglorious and Game On Dude, winning the Sovereign Award for Outstanding Apprentice Jockey in 2001 and 2002.

In 2017 she became only the third Canadian-born women jockey to reach 1000 wins, having ended the 2010 season on the National Earnings List for Jockeys in 13th place.

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The aforementioned battle of the exes took place following a six-year on-again and off-again relationship with Smith, at the 2011 Queen's Plate in Woodbine.

Smith said of the race after winning: "I had nothing to win in this situation.

"I am blessed to do as well as I have done.

"If she had beaten me I wouldn't have heard the end of it! If I'd won I'd never say anything to her.

"Someone asked if I thought about the possibility of letting the woman win and the answer to that was 'no.'

"There was pressure, pressure to win. But there was fun, too."

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