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Michelle Payne
OAM
Michelle Payne on Yosei.jpg
Michelle Payne on Yosei, upon winning the 2010 Thousand Guineas at Caulfield
Occupation Jockey
Born 29 September 1985 (1985-09-29) (age 35)
Weight 50.5 kg (7.95 st; 111 lb)
Major racing wins
  • Toorak Handicap (2009) - Allez Wonder
  • Sires' Produce Stakes (2010) - Yosei
  • The Thousand Guineas (2010) - Yosei
  • Tattersall's Tiara (2011) - Yosei
  • Melbourne Cup (2015) - Prince of Penzance
Racing awards
  • The Don Award (2016), Sport Australia Hall of Fame Awards
  • Longines Ladies Award (2017)

Michelle J. Payne OAM (born 29 September 1985) is an Australian jockey. She won the 2015 Melbourne Cup, riding Prince of Penzance, and is the first and only female jockey to win the event.

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