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  • Tin Hat wins again

    Tin Hat wins again

    Progressive three-year-old Tin Hat maintained his unbeaten record as a gelding when he handed Bravo Tango and Gold Mag ... Read More

  • Dewhurst winner and Derby third Tobougg dies at stud aged 20

    Dewhurst winner and Derby third Tobougg dies at stud aged 20

    Tobougg was Craig's first European Group 1 winner. Together they won the Group 1 Prix de la Salamandre at ... Read More

  • Etymology impresses in Bagot Handicap win

    Etymology impresses in Bagot Handicap win

    Godolphin stayer Etymology has finally come of age taking out the Listed Bagot Handicap at Flemington.
    Placed in two ... Read More

  • Flemington win gives My Pendant a hat-trick

    Flemington win gives My Pendant a hat-trick

    My Pendant has earned herself a summer holiday at the beach after completing a winning hat-trick in stylish fashion at ... Read More

  • Ambitious plans for Poised To Strike

    Ambitious plans for Poised To Strike

    Lindsay Park has autumn ambitions with Poised To Strike, who resumed from a winter campaign with victory up the ... Read More

  • Al Galayel gives Williams a Valley treble

    Al Galayel gives Williams a Valley treble

    Seven-time Melbourne jockeys’ premiership winner Craig Williams is back on top of this season’s standings after a ... Read More

  • Williams looking for more Railway success

    Williams looking for more Railway success

    Champion Victorian jockey Craig Williams is hopeful a wide draw won’t stop Iconoclasm from delivering him a third ... Read More

  • Yogi rounds up rivals in the Sandown Cup

    Yogi rounds up rivals in the Sandown Cup

    Yogi has won a 3200m handicap but not the one trainer Darren Weir and connections were hoping for.
    The addition of ... Read More

  • Tally bounces back to claim Eclipse Stakes

    Tally bounces back to claim Eclipse Stakes

    A drop in distance has brought out the best from Tally, with the Godolphin galloper scoring a last-stride win at ... Read More

  • Best Of Days wins the Kennedy Mile

    Best Of Days wins the Kennedy Mile

    A Group One win to import Best Of Days in the Kennedy Mile has capped a memorable day for trainer James Cummings and ... Read More

  • Craig Williams tests Melbourne Cup mount

    Craig Williams tests Melbourne Cup mount

    Jockey Craig Williams is pinning his hopes of a first Melbourne Cup on Queensland Oaks winner Youngstar.
    After being ... Read More

  • Voices Of Value – Podcast

    Voices Of Value – Podcast

    Voices Of Value – Podcast
    We seem to handle the "change" that we are 'in control of'. How do you handle change ... Read More

  • Amphitrite wins the Group One Thousand Guineas

    Amphitrite wins the Group One Thousand Guineas

    Amphitrite has capped a meteoric rise with a last-to-first victory in the Group One Thousand Guineas.
    The Darren ... Read More

  • Spring Carnival Preparation

    Spring Carnival Preparation

    Preparation for major racedays and the Spring Racing Carnival comprises of many components. Not only are form, ... Read More

  • Talented filly Amphitrite wins Group 2 Edward Manifold Stakes

    Talented filly Amphitrite wins Group 2 Edward Manifold Stakes

    Talented filly Amphitrite has taken the step to stakes racing in her stride, leading in a Darren Weir stable trifecta ... Read More

  • Encryption and blinkers a Flemington match

    Encryption and blinkers a Flemington match

    The addition of blinkers has given Encryption the encouragement to overcome a difficult passage to claim victory in the ... Read More

  • Call Me Handsome wins Heatherlie Stakes

    Call Me Handsome wins Heatherlie Stakes

    Consistent performer Call Me Handsome has graduated to better company with an all-the-way win in the Heatherlie Stakes ... Read More

  • Williams booked for Dream ride

    Williams booked for Dream ride

    Craig Williams' dreams of winning a third Caulfield Cup moved a step closer to reality on Wednesday when it was ... Read More

  • Williams wins seventh title

    Williams wins seventh title

    Craig Williams was nowhere near Sandown on Wednesday, but the meeting provided confirmation of his coronation as ... Read More

  • Williams' perfect Sale quartet

    Williams' perfect Sale quartet

    Craig Williams' recent dominance of the Victorian racing scene continued in stellar fashion on Thursday, the hoop ... Read More

  • 'Willo' excels in the wind

    'Willo' excels in the wind

    Saturday threatened to be just another vintage day that is firmly in the wheelhouse of premier jockey Craig Williams, ... Read More

  • Winning treble at Sandown

    Winning treble at Sandown

    Craig Williams has taken a big step in his quest for a seventh Melbourne jockeys' premiership with a winning treble at ... Read More

  • Williams reaches 50 with Rillito

    Williams reaches 50 with Rillito

    Craig Williams cracked the half century of Melbourne winners at Caulfield on Saturday as he stretched his lead in his ... Read More

  • Williams takes premiership lead at Valley

    Williams takes premiership lead at Valley

    Spurred on by the chance to claim a seventh Melbourne jockeys’ premiership, Craig Williams has regained the lead in ... Read More

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Welcome To The Official Craig Williams Website

Craig was granted his jockey apprenticeship to his father Allan Williams in 1993 and his first winner on a metropolitan racetrack came later that year at Caulfield on ‘Pearl Prince’.

Craig’s family has a long and successful history in racing - his father Allan Williams was one of Melbourne’s top jockeys before injury forced him to retire from riding. Allan became a Group 1 winning trainer while his grandfather was respected Melbourne trainer Tom Harrison. His uncle is Doug Harrison, also a group-winning trainer who is held in high esteem in Melbourne. Craig’s cousin Travis Harrison was a top apprentice jockey when he was sadly killed in a car accident and Travis remains an inspiration to him.

Craig gained his Jockey ‘A’ licence with the Victoria Racing Club in September 1997 and remains the youngest jockey to win the Cranbourne Cup. His first Group 1 winner was the Australasian Oaks for trainer Lee Freedman and has gone on to win numerous Group 1 races locally and internationally.

News

Tin Hat wins again

Tin Hat wins again

Jan 17, 2019 Progressive three-year-old Tin Hat maintained his unbeaten record as a gelding when he handed Bravo Tango and Gold Mag a sound defeat at Ladbrokes Park on Wednesday.As was the
Dewhurst winner and Derby third Tobougg dies at stud aged 20

Dewhurst winner and Derby third Tobougg dies at stud aged 20

Jan 05, 2019 Tobougg was Craig's first European Group 1 winner. Together they won the Group 1 Prix de la Salamandre at Longchamp before winning again at Group 1 level in the Darley
Etymology impresses in Bagot Handicap win

Etymology impresses in Bagot Handicap win

Jan 02, 2019 Godolphin stayer Etymology has finally come of age taking out the Listed Bagot Handicap at Flemington.Placed in two Derbys and the VRC St Leger as a three-year-old, Etymology had
Ambitious plans for Poised To Strike

Ambitious plans for Poised To Strike

Dec 22, 2018 Lindsay Park has autumn ambitions with Poised To Strike, who resumed from a winter campaign with victory up the straight at Flemington.Poised To Strike’s win in Saturday’s
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