Tom Marquand reached 100 winners for the Flat season with victory aboard Holbache at Haydock on Friday.
Marquand, who sits in third place behind title-holder Oisin Murphy and William Buick within the race to be champion, was delighted to succeed in the landmark in a profitable marketing campaign that has seen him win his first home Traditional on Galileo Chrome within the St Leger.
“It has been fairly mad. Clearly it has been an odd 12 months,” he informed Racing TV.
“Final 12 months I completed the championship on 90 and that was ranging from the Guineas so, comparatively talking, going into Champions Day attending to 100 has bettered final 12 months by a great way.
“We have nonetheless acquired one other month to the championship, so hopefully there’s a number of extra available.”
Holbache regarded a reformed buyer after being difficult earlier within the 12 months when he crashed by the rails at Windsor with Marquand aboard.
Profitable at Chepstow final month, Tony Carroll’s teenager put his finest foot ahead to make all of the operating within the Be a part of Racing TV Now Nursery Handicap and maintain Prospect by a neck at odds of 4-1.
“He was a little bit of a difficult buyer earlier than. I in all probability discovered the fallacious finish of him at Windsor once I cantered to the beginning going fairly rapidly,” he stated.
“Tony has performed an important job with him, straightening him out. He gained at Chepstow and he is gained once more, so he is definitely on the precise path.”